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Contemporary Crochet > Fay DH Designs > Blog 9

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Contemporary Crochet > Fay DH Designs > Blog 9

Crochet is fast becoming the the most popular yarn craft, but what is contemporary crochet.  To understand contemporary crochet, it's worth stepping back to see where crochet might have come from.  Then we can understand the versatility and trends of modern crochet.

 

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Crafting is the new Cool > Fay DH Designs > Blog 8

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Crafting is the new Cool > Fay DH Designs > Blog 8

When did crafting get so cool?  It isn't just because crafting is good for your mental health, celebrity crafters have also had an impact.  With some of my favourite resources to move from fast fashion to slow fashion handmade items.

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Excitement for Moorit Magazine - a crochet magazine with indie spirit

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Excitement for Moorit Magazine - a crochet magazine with indie spirit

As I type out this blog post, I am filled with a warm fuzzy glow.  That glow is fueled by the fact that this week was proof that there are many other crocheters out there that feel like I do about crochet. Crochet is beautiful. Crochet is not a second-rate craft. Crochet is not a "grannyish". Crochet is modern. Crochet deserves more space in the yarn industry. Crochet and crocheters NEED to be taken seriously.    Change is coming.  Moorit Magazine is evidence of that. Alyson Chu, is a crocheter with a publishing degree.  She too feels the tumbleweed void...

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Crocheted Christmas Cracker pattern

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Crocheted Christmas Cracker pattern

A quickie little freebie crochet intarsia project of a Christmas cracker.

You can use it for giving little gifts or as a cracker garland.

There's a full photo tutotial in case you are new to intarsia crochet.

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