Do you want to be a part of the online crochet community? The best way to join in on the fun is by following crochet blogs! We offer a wealth of information here on the Craftsy Crocheting Blog, including tips, tutorial and pattern roundups — but there are countless more crochet blogs where you can find even more ideas and inspiration.
Check out our 20 favorite crochet blogs here!
Each of these blogger has an individual voice and unique interests, so it is always fun to find those crafters who inspire your own style.
ACCROchet loosely translates to "crochet addict," which embodies this blogger's love of the craft. The author, Julie, has beautiful designs that she publishes on her bilingual (in English and French) blog. Her fabulous crochet patterns might initially draw you in, but once you get there, you'll find posts introducing you to Julie's favorite fiber artists along with lots of other information from the world of crochet.
2. All About Ami
Crochet blogs that offer patterns are always nice — and Stephanie does a bit of that over at All About Ami — but sometimes it's equally inspiring to browse through others' beautiful creations. That's what All About Ami does really well. Stephanie shares beautiful photos, including full outfit photos and detailed stitch close-ups, along with her stories about working on each project.
3. Crafternoon Treats
On Crafternoon Treats, Kathryn Senior "writes about using color and texture to create stunning and visual crochet items." Her blog is rich in crochet tutorials and also includes colorful crochet patterns. Beyond her own blog, Kathryn hosts a crochet podcast and contributes to the Craftsy Blog.
4. Edie Eckman's Blog
Edie Eckman is a well-known knitting and crochet designer, teacher and author. She brings outstanding instruction skills to everything she writes, whether it's a pattern or a blog post. On her blog, you'll find knitting and crochet tutorials and reviews that let us know which crafters and products are worth checking out. Edie is also a Craftsy knitting and crochet instructor on such topics as join-as-you-go crochet and improving basic techniques.
5. Emma Varnam
You may have heard of English fiber artist Emma Varnam before: She's authored her own craft books and has been featured in others. On her blog, Emma shares insights into her work in both crafts, tips for crafty living and lots of beautiful photos to capture your imagination. And, of course, plenty of patterns!
6. Fiber Flux
Jennifer of Fiber Flux offers a great number of free patterns through her blog, but she's also helps you get to know the rest of the crochet community. Her themed pattern roundups lead you to other great designers, and her "Fiber Flux Finds" series introduces us to all of her favorite new things in crochet, such as books and tools.
If you like amigurumi, Stacey Trock's fun, informative blog FreshStitches just might be your favorite on this list. Stacey, a Craftsy instructor, shares news about her crochet books, yarn kits and projects. Plus, you'll find also unique tutorials — not just in stitch instruction but in helpful areas like calculating yarn yardage and using Ravelry.
8. Jessie At Home
You've almost definitely seen some of Jessie Rayot's knit and crochet patterns — she's designed more than 100 of them, many of which are free. She shares those patterns (and plenty of themed pattern collections) on her blog, Jessie At Home. You'll also love her crafty humor, insights into her own life as a creative mom and reviews of products for crafters.
9. LillaBjörn's Crochet World
Czech crochet designer Lilla Björn creates all different types of patterns but is especially well known for her mandalas that use the overlay crochet technique. Lilla shares behind-the-scenes snippets from the world of crochet, such as her design inspiration and events she attends. She some great crochet-alongs through her site, too.
10. Little Treasures
Maya Kuzman of Little Treasures creates stunningly beautiful jewelry with crochet and mixed media techniques. You'll be so inspired to try making jewelry with your hooks — and luckily, she shares patterns and tutorials showing how to create the boho designs that she loves.
Dedri Uys brings a positive, creative attitude that all of her blog posts on Look At What I Made (and on the Craftsy Blog). It was on her blog that she first launched the crochet-along for her beautiful Sophie's Universe pattern, about which she says, "I wanted people to feel amazing about their ability to create something so complex so easily, regardless of their skill level.
Crochet designer and teacher Tamara Kelly brings her excellent teaching skills and her creative explorations of all areas of the craft to her blog, Moogly. Tamara's blog includes crochet patterns, giveaways, product reviews, crochet-alongs and posts introducing readers to other awesome crocheters. (By the way, Tamara is the Craftsy instructor for multiple crochet courses including Crochet Essentials: Increases and Decreases, Crochet Crocodile Stitch, and Quick and Easy Crochet Cowls.)
13. My Recycled Bags
People who enjoy recycling with plastic bag yarn (plarn) will find that My Recycled Bags is the best resource. Blogger Cindy shares free plarn crochet patterns and various items that she has made using yarn crafted from plastic bags. In addition, Cindy crafts for charity and provides great inspiration in that area.
14. Petals to Picots
Kara of Petals to Picots offers fun, free patterns in knitting and crochet. She hosts a weekly link party where people can share their crafty work, which is a great place to find new things to explore. This blog also offers a lot of crafty giveaways!
Lindsey Stephens of Poetry in Yarn
15. Poetry In Yarn
Lindsey Stephens' blog, Poetry in Yarn, is a great resource for crochet news, interviews with other crafters and book reviews for both knitting and crochet books. Lindsey recently launched a new series on her blog called Ask Lindsey, where she shares terrific tips.
16. Repeat Crafter Me
Sarah Zimmerman of Repeat Crafter Me creates fun, colorful crochet designs that capture the imagination. The blog often shares patterns for children's items, but Sarah also has a great voice and shares tidbits from her life, items that she's enjoying working with and the occasional review.
17. Salena Baca Crochet
Salena Baca has been crocheting for over 25 years, a skill that she shares on her crochet blog as well as through the Craftsy class Modern Crochet Afghans: Color and Texture. She wrote all about her personal experience of creating the class on her blog. If her name sounds familiar and you're not sure why, it's probably because she is best known as the creator of the popular Design Wars.
18. Stitch Diva Studios
The diva behind this blog is Jennifer Hansen, a full-time knit and crochet designer. Jennifer posts tips and insights into the details of some of the patterns on the site. The blog's friendly voice gives you a chance to get to know the crocheter behind it all! Jennifer brings this same great voice to the niche crochet classes she teaches on Craftsy, including classes on Broomstick Lace, Openwork Crochet and Tunisian Crochet.
19. The Feisty Redhead
She may be holding knitting needles in her picture, but don't worry — Ashley Little loves to crochet, too! She writes for the Craftsy Blog, contributing pieces about crochet, knitting, sewing and jewelry. People who are seeking a blog that's about crochet and more crafty things will find that The Feisty Redhead blog fits their needs.
20. Underground Crafter
Marie Segares of Underground Crafter always has something great to offer her readers. She's particularly terrific at interviewing other crafters, getting them to share lots of interesting information through her posts. Her blog also includes free patterns, helpful tutorials, book reviews, pattern roundups, guest posts and more.
This blog post was authored by Kathryn Vercillo, a Craftsy blogger who also runs the blog Crochet Concupiscence. Her blog covers all aspects of crochet, including crochet as art and fashion, but emphasizes research and interviews about the health benefits of crochet.