Crochet - Handmade Style
Welcome to CrochetBrain.co.uk. We love modern crochet and want to share that enthusiasm with you.
We'll be keeping you posted on the latest crochet products, new crochet yarns and crochet threads. We'll also be reviewing the latest crochet books and giving you advice on how to overcome common crochet problems such as yarn substitutions.
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After all your hard work, keep your crochet in good condition and safe from bugs that eat yarn, see our crochet care section for more details.
Summer Crochet Fashion Trends
Crochet waistcoats and long line sleeveless cardigans are in fashion this summer. There are also plenty of crochet tunics, tops, crop tops etc.
Hairpin crochet and open fancy stitches are ideal for mimicking the high street trends.
Tasels and fringing are also proving popular. Crochet trims and edging are a fashionable choice.
The big fashion trend for the coming winter is checks, tweeds and tartans. So now is the time to brush up on your woven crochet techniques. If you're not familiar with woven crochet, get hold of a copy of the Crochet Master Class book. Click here to find out more and to buy your copy.
Checks, tweeds and tartans are a high street trend for clothes, accessories and homewares. A lovely tartan style afghan / blanket in woven crochet would be a great crochet project.
Latest Crochet Goodies
Super Cute Crochet for Little Feet by Vita Apala
30 Stylish Shoes, Booties and Sandals to Crochet for Babies
This book plays to the strengths of crochet to produce beautiful, structured shoes for babies.
The book contains excellent tutorials to ensure great results.
KnitPro Crochet Hook Sets
Lovely, ergonomic crochet hooks.
The sets are available in either a pink or lime green case.
An investment you will enjoy for years to come.
This crochet hook set would also make a perfect gift for any keen crocheter.