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(Some of) My Favorite Crochet Bloggers


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This was a difficult list to compile. I have so many crochet bloggers who have inspired me and am always adding new ones to the list. If I were to name all of them, it would take me days. With that in mind, I decided to tell you about eight of them, in no particular order. Now we can ooh and awe and pin all their patterns together. 

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1. Tamara Kelly of Moogly. Tamara releases a new pattern almost every week, complete with left and right-hand video tutorials and charts. She covers almost everything crochet and organizes a yearlong CAL running for its 5th year in a row. She's a super crochet lady for sure. 



2. Sarah Zimmerman of Repeat Crafter Me. Sarah has a unique way of writing patterns that just makes them so much easier to understand. She has lots of patterns, particularly colorwork ones, all of which are lovely. Always well written, always beautiful, and often with video/photo tutorials. 





3. Stephanie Lau of All about Ami. Stephanie creates amazing amigurumi and adult garments. She has some of the best photo tutorials I've ever seen, managing to simplify even the most complicated of stitches. She also has a few knit patterns that are equally amazing. 



4. Lucy of Attic24. So much color. So many patterns. So much talent. Lucy takes color to places I wish I were daring enough to go. Whenever I visit her site or social media, I come away so inspired and ready to create. If you're in need of some creative eye candy, she's the place to go!


5. Kali Dahle of The Friendly Red Fox. Kali has many amazing patterns but some of my favorites are her Friendly Doll series. They're all so beautiful it's difficult to choose a favorite! She also runs a really great crochet group on Facebook, The Friendly Crochet Club. 


6. Tonya of Nana's Crafty Home. Tonya is someone I very recently discovered but am so glad I did! She has lovely patterns I can't wait to make and several video tutorials. We also happen to have a similar taste in color. She proves that you don't have to be a huge designer to produce great content. 

7. Bethany of Whistle and Ivy. Bethany has seriously changed my colorwork crochet game. She has such a great way of explaining color changes and her patterns were the first I had success with. She uses both charts and written instructions for a perfect crochet experience. 

8. Alexis Middleton of Persia Lou. Although Alexis has a lot of non-crochet crafts, I definitely think her crochet patterns are top notch. They're so modern and colorful, especially her crocheted jewelry. She also does a lot of Facebook Live videos that you should definitely check out.

And there you have it! There are so many more talented crochet bloggers out there; I wish I could feature them all. I plan on making a part two very soon so let me know about some of your favorite bloggers in the comments. 

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