Category Archives: Inspiration

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Crochet Temperature Blankets: Picking Colors & Yarn

Temperature blankets are a snapshot of the weather over a given time period in a given area through your crochet. The great thing about temperature blankets is that you can pick any colors, yarn, stitch pattern and time span that you want. Pick your yarn color palette before you start! This palette is from Wool of ...

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A top-down view of a hand holding the edge of a crocheted temperature blanket in warm colors.
Crocheting a Temperature Blanket

So you want to learn about crocheting a temperature blanket? Temperature blankets are a crocheted snapshot of the weather over a given time period in a given area. In other words, you use the temperatures of your area to dictate the colors you use to create a blanket. The great thing about temperature blankets is that you can pick any colors, yarn, stitch pattern, geographic location, and time span that you want.

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WeCrochet Podcast Episode 23 – Advice and Amigurumi

Two Sparkles the Unicorn Softie In this episode we’re talking about the best crochet advice we’ve ever received and chatting with a favorite knit and crochet designer, Brenda K.B. Anderson about her work with amigurumi—the art of crocheting toys—and more. First, Heather and Producer Sarah talk about their current WIPs and projects for the upcoming holidays. Heather finished some of her WIPs and ...

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10 Thrifty Crochet Tips

Who wants to talk about Thrifty Crochet Tips? In this post, I’m going to reveal all my tips and tricks for saving money on crochet accessories. From stitch markers to stuffing, we’re covering it all!

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WeCrochet Podcast Episode 22 – Craftivism

Get your purple yarn for your emPower People Bandana at crochet.com People have been creating and contributing to social good for as long as people have been creating. Today we’re talking about craftivism, or the act of combining crafting with activism, and talking to Laverne of BzyPeach about the emPowerpeople 2020 movement.  First, Producer Sarah checks in with Sara and talks about how ...

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WeCrochet Podcast Episode 20 – Cool Crochet

Dancing in the Sun Wrap by Janine Myska On this episode of the WeCrochet Podcast we’re celebrating our new collaboration with crochet designer Janine Myska of Knits ‘n Knots, and her new collection, Cool Crochet for Warm Days and also touching upon size-inclusiveness and why it’s important in crochet designs. First, now that it’s officially fall Sara and Heather chat about their completed crochet projects ...

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WeCrochet Podcast Episode 19 – Crochet Self Care

What does your self care look like? How long is too long to crochet in one sitting? What’s the best ergonomic crochet hook for pencil-grip style of crochet? These are just some of the questions we are answering in this crochet self-care themed WeCrochet Podcast episode. First, Sara reads a letter from Hannah, who asks all kinds of questions about how to ...

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