In case you missed it, March was National Crochet Month according to the Crochet Guild of America. I happen to think anytime is crochet time so don’t let it get you down if you didn’t finish all of your crocheting last month.
The Topeka Crochet Guild meets at the library twice a month and, besides having a great time, donates hundreds of items to local charities each year. Join the fun!
Need some inspiration?
Head over to 746.434 in the West Wing and discover a bevy of awesome crochet pattern books filled to the brim with ideas for all skill levels.
The Best of Interweave Crochet is a complete collection of top designs all in one easily accessible volume. Whether you’re picking up a hook for the first time or you’re a long-time crocheter, you’ll love these 20 unique and classic projects.
Expand your knit and crochet repertoire with the menagerie of miniature creatures in 75 Birds, Butterflies, & Little Beasts to Knit and Crochet. They can decorate your clothes as accessories or be awesome little gifts all by themselves. Crochet is perfect for unusual shapes like these.
Join the seamless revolution with Kristin Omdahl in Seamless Crochet. She has pioneered a new technique for crocheters of all skill levels to create motif-based patterns in one piece, eliminating seams, and leaving only two ends to weave in.
Crochet isn’t just for clothing and toys, you can make beautiful and unusual jewelry by crocheting with wire in French author Nancy Waille’s book Crochet Wire Jewelry.
So tell me. What have you crocheted this year?