The Business of Crochet

Do you want to make money with your craft? This is the place to get some ideas, and learn about the opportunities available in the crochet industry. You’ll also find interesting articles about crochet copyright, social media and photography, and sources for materials.

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A Pigment of Your Imagination: Color Your Crochet

In the upcoming Fall issue of Interweave Crochet, we give you a zillion reasons to love color in your crochet projects. There is a feature article about swatching on a large scale to practice colorwork in Superswatch (to the rescue!). Back to Basics has you covered with all the surface crochet techniques used in the issue. New & Notable gives…

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Crochet Copyright 101

As an artist and crafter, I love the process of transforming a luscious hank of yarn into a finished garment, accessory, or home decor item. It's like magic! Designing my own crochet patterns or modifying existing patterns for the perfect fit is often an invigorating, exciting adventure and probably my second favorite part of the…

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Another Fabulous Transformation

In today's CrochetMe More enewsletter, I wrote about how a neckwarmer became the fabulous cover ruana. Another garment in the Interweave Crochet Winter 2009 issue that underwent some reconstruction is the lovely Katrina Shawl by Lisa Pflug. Here is her submission: The changes we made seem subtle, but they called for quite a bit of…

RSS. Know it. Love it.

It must have been, oh… about a year and a half ago when the crafts blogging world exploded with joy over our collective discovery of Bloglines. One blogger's post about it led to ten more, and then ten more, and soon everybody was happily reading all their favourite blogs from one, handy place. There's been…