{week 7} crochet

In a change to our advertised schedule, I’m crocheting this week. I’m away from home and I can’t imagine wet felting being something I can easily do in a hotel room!

Well so far I’m doing better than last time’s crochet attempt (when I was also on holiday, I spy a trend). I have rows and everything.

Crocheting in pink
I’m following this series of lessons. Pip at Meet me at Mikes also has a beginner crochet series.

I know I have some fabulous crocheting followers – show me your favourite patterns, links and projects. And any other Fibre crafts you’re trying this month.

You can comment here, on Twitter (using the hashtag #52crafts52weeks), or upload it to Facebook or Flickr. Or you can add it via the link tool below.

Flashback: week 7 in year 1 was all about book-binding!



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10 Responses to “{week 7} crochet”


  1. 1 Casey August 16, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    yay crochet! my favorite :) it’s so much fun once you get the hang of it

  2. 3 Panya August 17, 2011 at 5:30 am

    As you know, crochet is my very favorite! My mom taught me to make granny squares when I was little, and everything else I know now is self-taught. I really like this site for tutorials and simple patterns: http://www.crochetspot.com/.

    A few [bad] pics of the lace shawl I just finished blocking yesterday:


    A starghan I made for my husband’s grandmother in Decembre:

    I made this hackey sack for my nephew’s birthday last summer [sorry, crappy webcam pic]:

    Then his younger siblings wanted some:

    I don’t have many pics or patterns for the things I crochet, since I tend to just whip them up off the top of my head and either give them or use them straight away. Right now I’m working on an easy kufi for my husband.

    • 4 Christine August 19, 2011 at 6:31 pm

      I love all your projects Panya! Your shawl is beautiful :) I guess the problem with this project of mine is that I’m always skipping from one craft to another so I don’t have time to get stuck into one thing. Maybe I need to do a bit of crochet every week until I get the hang of it?

  3. 5 Wendy August 17, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    Crochet is wonderful, I love it. I did find it easier to crochet in the round when I was just beginning.
    Crochet spot listed above is a great resource. You want more?
    http://www.favecrafts.com/Crochet – hundreds of patterns
    http://elisabethandree.posterous.com – blog
    http://lemondedesucrette.wordpress.com – blog
    http://lemondedesucrette.wordpress.com – great free patterns
    http://amilist.blogspot.com – links to amigurumi patterns
    http://bunnymummy-jacquie.blogspot.com – blog
    http://crocheteveryday.blogspot.com/ – blog with a pattern a day in 2010
    http://madebydo.blogspot.com – blog
    http://ladycrochet.blogspot.com – blog
    http://madebycata.blogspot.com – blog
    http://meme-rose.blogspot.com – blog
    http://plus3crochet.blogspot.com – blog
    http://talesfromcuckooland.blogspot.com – blog
    http://theroyalsisters.blogspot.com – blog
    http://hookinwithlaalaa.blogspot.com/ – blog
    http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog – blog
    and of course my blog, I do crochet along with other crafts

  4. 6 Wendy August 21, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    oh no, I left you a massive list of crochet blogs/patterns/sites and it doesn’t appear to have published…

  5. 8 Shawn Schumacher August 22, 2011 at 10:32 pm

    Oooo I like to crochet but am still working on other projects until you post something new to me!!! While on vacation I did do some crochet with plarn that I made and posted how to on my blog.

  6. 9 Antoinette August 31, 2011 at 9:05 am

    Crochet is also one thing I realy like to do. I have finnished this monkey in june 2011:
    http://antoinette65.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/een-aapje/


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