10 Portuguese Crochet Blogs: Creativity, Flair and Style
by Hannah Ege
One of the amazing and beautiful things about crochet and the crochet community is its prevalence across the globe. Crochet truly speaks no language except the language of love and fiber and that can be enjoyed regardless of your position on the earth.
One of the best ways to enjoy crochet across the globe is by following crochet designers and lovers from all over. We’ve gathered blogs, influencers, and online communities that are Spanish-speaking, Italian, French, and now Portuguese.
Although Portuguese is spoken in many South American countries, Portugal is certainly a very active and well-known crochet country. It has a thriving fiber arts community and many crochet artists and designers hail from Portugal.
Portuguese Crochet Designers and Lovers to Follow
Here are 10 Portuguese crocheters you can follow on Instagram and on their respective websites and blogs.
A woman with many skills, Mariana Carvalho (aka “Marie Castro” ) is a crochet and knit designer whos fashion is bold and funky designs that make a statement. She uses bright colors and open stitches to create beautiful and sexy fiber apparel.
Combining a number of fiber arts techniques, Vanessa is a Portuguese artist who creates breathtaking tapestries, yarn sculptures and other art installations with yarn. She uses crochet to create life-like corals. Her work is very beautiful and inspiring for any fiber arts lover.
With weekly updates of her latest projects, Grandam Baisa has been blogging for years and creating an archive of her projects and patterns. Her blog is fun to follow to get inspiration and new ideas from!
This is a student run blog for the School of Manual Arts. With "how to" blog posts and inspiration for projects and home makeovers, this blog gives so many creative ideas while also offering courses and workshops.
With projects and posts for inspiration as well as patterns, this blog is filled with content that will help you become a better crocheter while also educating you on the history and background of different types of crochet techniques.