We have been looking recently at crochet dream catchers. When you make a dreamcatcher, you often incorporate feathers into the design, particularly into the tassels that hang from the bottom of the piece. It is always fun to make a mixed media piece, but it might be even more fun to crochet your own feathers to add to your dream catcher. These crochet feather patterns and tutorials can guide you.
After sharing an exercise about crocheting a dream catcher as a way to help you realize your artistic dreams, I just had to do a roundup of inspiration crochet dream catchers. Some of these are patterns or tutorials, others are just here to inspire you!
Those of you who have children (or are in college yourselves) are in that back-to-school time. Here are some ideas for the many different types of things to crochet at this time of year!
Elevate simple crochet work into art by framing it for display in your home. This is an exercise in honoring the importance of your own creative self-expression – even if “all” you are making is granny squares!
Crochet lovers everywhere will tell you again and again just how addictive this craft can be. If you have a family and are addicted to crochet, it certainly won’t be long before your kids start asking to make their own scarves, sweaters, and doilies. Our solution? Teach them from home!
I am enjoying a lot of inspiring ideas from the book Make Your Own Ideabook with Arne & Carlos: Create Handmade Art Journals and Bound Keepsakes to Store Inspiration and Memories. The book isn’t really about crochet, although it mentions crochet and knitting, but it can be a great tool for people who crochet and just looking through is giving me even more ideas about my own crochet art journalling.
Crochetterie: Cool Contemporary Crochet for the Creatively Minded is a new English crochet book from Finnish designer Molla Mills, author of the book Modern Crochet. This new book, considered a sequel to Modern Crochet, continues to showcase the designer’s impeccable Scandinavian style, clean design aesthetic and great graphic appeal.