Tapestry of Life: The Ancient Art of Zapotec Weaving

Crochet Getaway welcomes Noreen Kompanik as a returning contributor. In Taos, New Mexico, Noreen visited Susanna Starr, founder of Starr Interiors, and shares insights into the art and history of Zapotec weaving. Magnificent Taos, New Mexico has long been known as a...

Halloween Crochet Roundup

Halloween is coming soon. The temperatures have finally dropped in Mississippi and I’m excited to share some fun Halloween crochet projects. I rounded up a few fun ideas from bloggers, Etsy makers, and others.  Click the links below for patterns or to purchase...

The 9 Best Tools For Crochet

Crochet is more than just a hook and some yarn. I’m searching for the best tools for crochet, to make our hobby time more efficient and enjoyable. In some articles on this website, I recommend crochet books and crochet patterns that have enriched my crafting...

Crochet Getaway’s Retreat Venue Directory

Psst…Retreat Seekers – Scroll Down to the Directory For Retreat Venue Owners Would you like to be listed on this page?  Are you interested in a feature article with links to your booking site? Send an email with information about your location and...

Crochet Books: A Few of My Favorite Things

In some of the articles on this website, I mention crochet books and crochet patterns that have enriched my crafting journey. This blog post is a summary of some favorite crochet books that I’ve enjoyed through the years, and are still on my shelves today...

Crochet Basics: Tips for Learning

Learning to Crochet  As a beginner learning any new skill, there are questions. More questions than answers, some may say. Millions of people worldwide crochet as a hobby or as a source of income. In recent years, crocheting has appeared on high-fashion runways and is...

Crochet Without a Pattern: Two Easy Stitches

Crochet without a Pattern   Would you like to learn how to crochet without a pattern? Many of my crochet projects are self-created using stitch guides instead of patterns. How do I do this? First, I conceptualize the finished projects. After determining size and...
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