Tag Archives : fashion


Urban Edge Blog Tour: Win a Free Copy! 9

I’m just going to come out and say it. ABOUT DAMN TIME! Finally, we who love crochet and who have championed the cause of crochet fabric and garments have cause to celebrate. In this book, Urban Edge, we have everything we as a crochet community have asked for in garments, pattern layout, and photography! Editors […]

New York Blocks

Avante Garde Crochet…Shake it up 4

Hooksters, Crochet Aficionados, Yarn Lovers…Lend me your ears or eyes as the case may be… A wonderful member of the CLF has made a very important point on the CLF Message Board on Ravlery. There seems to be a rut in design happening. Now let’s not blame the designers over much, but we have to acknowledge that […]


More Hookalicious Crochet!! 1

Congratulations to CelticMommy, a very active CLF member who used Julie Armstrong Holtz’s pattern to make the Hong Kong Bag found in Uncommon Crochet! CelticMommy you are the recipient of the CLF Hookalicious award for outstanding crochet! I love the notes, and the details you put on your project page!! Love this bag!


Studs & Bows Sets our Picot Free!

So, I was browsing through the CLF Group Projects, which can take one hours and hours and hours of laborious drooling and dreaming, and I spotted this LOVELY top designed by CLF Member Violak83. Besides being beautifully crocheted and well constructed, this is soooooooooooooooooo in right now! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!   Violak83 I duly […]


CLF News: 2010 Voting, results are in… 2

Yeah, isn’t that a tease, cause I won’t say who won, not just yet…but the results are in! Voting ended last night at 11:59pm Pacific as planned. Winners will be announced on Getting Loopy, Monday April 19th! If you are a winner you will be hearing from me this week, to all of the nominees […]


A funky rose for a funky belt.

Jelly Yarn…yum! 2

Yeah, yeah, I know year’s retrospective…it’s coming I promise! In the mean time may I please be allowed to amuse you with my most recent obsession? Jelly Yarn. Yes, you heard me, Jelly Yarn.  Yes, it is my new obsession. It just arrived today. Talk about blow my mind! First of all I wouldn’t have […]


Tokyo Jacket by Vashti Braha Sets Our Picot Free 5

tokyo_4_lg Originally uploaded by vashtirama   Talk about fashion forward, CLF member Vashtirama (aka Vashti Braha) sets all of our picots free with this design! What’s more? This fantabulous jacket, is a free pattern from Caron International! And was published in Naturally Caron. Check it out! http://www.naturallycaron.com/projects/tokyo/tokyo_5.html Vashtirama consider yourself duly awarded with the Set […]


Picot Freeing Skirt!

1 Originally uploaded by Yekaterina CLF Member Liana made this fabulous skirt! It totally sets our picot free! Fun, sassy, and red hot! The pattern is by Patricia Pepe. Check out the project notes here on Ravelry! http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Liana/patrizia-pepe-crochet-skirt Congratulations Liana! This is a fabulous, fun and fantastic skirt! You are duly awarded the Crochet Liberation […]


Hookalicious Wrap! 3

Motif 6 Wrap – finished front 2 Originally uploaded by adr1enn3 CLF Member adr1enne made this gorgeous wrap using Motif 6 from Edie Eckman’s book Beyond the Square. This wrap wins our hookaclicious award! I love the motifs, I love the colors and I love the wrap. If you haven’t checked out Beyond the Square […]