Best Crochet Blogs of 2021

Best Crochet Blogs of 2021
Best Crochet Blogs of 2021
Best Crochet Blogs of 2021

Most of the choices are independent bloggers who are beating to their own rhythm and many are maintaining their own communities. The ranking is done based on internet traffic, social media followers, domain authority and freshness of content. This is automatically generated.

While we teach on behalf of Yarnspirations, we maintain our own flow for what works for our community base.

The Crochet Crowd, us, has been in the #1 position for a few years and the work involved in keeping the blog updated and social and analytical challenges is a real challenge. I can beat myself up over things I miss or sudden changes due to algorithm shifts.

Some hosts come and go but many are in it for the long term. It gets exhausting and so this ranking can shift if a host is a pedal to the metal versus an established host sitting back for a bit to recoup. I get the mental exhaustion and it’s tough some days.

#1 – The Crochet Crowd

The Crochet Crowd focuses on home decor and easy-to-make items. We are catering to the new crocheter and expand up to intermediate levels. You are currently on our site but you may have missed what people are looking at the most.

  1. Crochet Hugs and Kisses Chevron Blanket Pattern
  2. Crochet Study of Transition Blanket Pattern
  3. Crochet Puffy Flower Fun Day Blanket Pattern

#2 – Moogly Blog

Moogly makes crochet a lot of fun and she certainly has the passion for the yarn artst. She makes it approachable and is really particular on her style. Having met her once, she’s super organized and the blog shows that. Don’t miss these blogs by Moogly:

  1. The Moogly Crochet Alphabet for Monogramming and Personalization
  2. Living Edge with 10 Free Edging Patterns
  3. Beautiful Crochet Lace – 10 Patterns

#3 – Repeat Crafter Me

Sarah has the uncanny nature of making something so ordinary to become extraordinary with cuteness. So sweet it can possibly make your teeth hurt. She incorporates her kids as part of her models and has a beat on today’s young moms. Don’t miss these blogs by Repeat Crafter Me.

  1. Crochet Newborn to Adult Owl Hat Patterns
  2. 50 Minute Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern
  3. Mickey and Minnie Mouse Crochet Hat Patterns

#4 – Petals and Picots

A beautiful welcoming home page with not a question that you have landed on a site that will inspire you. Soft photography could melt your creativity into a big ball of goo. Easy to work and don’t miss these blogs by Petals and Picots:

  1. 4 Quick and Easy Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
  2.  Crochet Heart Granny Square Pattern
  3. Lacy Crochet Cross (Religious Symbol) Pattern

#5 – Pattern Paradise

Most of us long-timers online in this category have seen Pattern Paradise over the years. What’s not to love by the slew of patterns they offer. Check out these blogs not to be missed:

  1. Crochet Colourful Ear Flap Hat Pattern
  2. 6 Styles of Crochet Baby Headbands Patterns
  3. Crochet Celtic Weave Pattern

#6 – Whistle and Ivy

A top leader is usually pretty close to the top position. Her website speaks for itself on the feelings of inspiration it can present to you. Excellent photography and inspiration to delight your senses. Not to be missed blogs by Whistle and Ivy are:

  1. Crochet Cute Baby Strap Sandals
  2. 16 Pretty Crochet Arm Warmers and Fingerless Glove Patterns
  3. Crochet Along Nativity Set Amigurmi

#7 – Craft Gossip

A wide range of creativity spawning ideas with sewing, knitting, crochet, home and garden, upcycling and so much more. A slew of information to overwhelm your creative mind to be sparking all over the place. Not to be missed blogs are:

  1. Crochet Crazy Plant Lady Succulent Patterns
  2. Crochet Tube Socks Pattern
  3. 10 Balls to Crochet as Gifts Patterns

#8 – Jimmy Beans Wool Blog

From our friends at Jimmy Beans Wool out of Reno, Nevada. Their blog has extra attention to tips and details that professionals would give. Jimmy Beans is elevated in the yarn craft from using independent yarns. Jimmy Beans focuses mainly on knitters but their yarn is so scrumptious that us crocheters can have a crack at them too. Blogs not to be missing are:

  1. What to make with Silky Yarn?
  2. Project Blocking Tips
  3. Wearable Knitting Accessories

#9 – Crochet 365 Knit Too

Cheryl is the leader of this pretty website called Crochet 365 Knit Too. Big and easy to see photography to make surfing through easy and I can see why she’s up there the ranking. Check out some of these blogs by Crochet 365 Knit Too:

  1. Crochet Sunburst Granny Square Pattern
  2. Crochet Fun and Beasts Dragon Patterns
  3. Crochet Sweet Sunflower Bag Pattern

#10 – Wool Pattern

Sliding in 10th position is Wool Pattern which is a site I haven’t seen before. Quick and functioning site to guide you through the patterns. Easy to see pictures to inspire you further. Check out some of these blogs by Wool Pattern:

  1. Crochet Kids Poncho Patterns
  2. Crochet Magical Snowflake Patterns
  3. Marvelous Half Moon Shawl Patterns

#11 – Oombawka Design Crochet

Oombawka Design Crochet is a continuous leader in crochet inspiring us with her perspectives on ideas. Excellent menu system to click through and narrow down your ideas. Check out these blogs by Oombawka Design Crochet:

  1. Crochet Simple Double Crochet Hat
  2. 10 Free Dragon Crochet Patterns
  3. Many Crochet Towel Topper Patterns

#12 – Truly Crochet

Truly Crochet is a new site I haven’t seen before and it’s easy to read and follow throughout the site. Non-cluttered picture driven to make those choices for your next project. Check out these blogs by Truly Crochet.

  1. Crochet Bella Asymmetrical Poncho Pattern
  2. Crochet Ferne Granny Square Blanket Pattern
  3. Darla Ruana Crochet Pattern

#13 – Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

Nicki is from the west coast of the USA and has patterns that are for everyone. Presented in a professional and ready-t0-go manner so you can get started right away. She also does bundles for a nominal fee. Check out these blogs by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts:

  1. 10 Free Beautiful Beach Cover Up Patterns
  2. 10 Cute and Free Croche Octopus Patterns
  3. 10 Best Free Crochet Market Bag Patterns

#14 – Attic 24

Lucy from Attic 24 slides into 14 positions with her colourful approach to crochet. Love her creative space. A site is definitely worth putting on the tea kettle and see what lurks within. Don’t miss these blogs by Attic 24:

  1. Crochet Yuletide Stripes Patterns
  2. Crochet Harmony Blanket Pattern
  3. Crochet Sunny Log Cabin Blanket Pattern

#15 – Joy of Motion Crochet

The Joy of Motion Crochet by Janne is next up with a clean beautiful website to temp your crochet hook. Easy to surf through the website and fabulous dynamic searching on her site. Don’t miss these patterns by Joy of Motion Crochet:

  1. Crochet Granny Cardigan Pattern
  2. Crochet Bolero Pattern
  3. Crochet Cozy Stripped Campfire Hoodie

#16 – Daisy Farm Crafts

Tiffany and Hannah from Daisy Farm Crafts really pump out incredible content and specializing in a lot of gingham ideas. Very engaging women. You cannot miss these blogs here:

  1. Crochet Rainbow Moss Stitch Baby Blanket Pattern
  2. Crochet Mini Gingham Baby Blanket Pattern
  3. Crochet Petal Stitch Baby Blanket Pattern

#17 – Lacy Crochet

Superfine details and heirloom quality patterns to discover with Lacy Crochet. For those looking for the elevated versions of crochet including a doily and thin yarn stitchwork, this may be your blog to visit. Check out these not to be missed patterns:

  1. Crochet Summer Baby Blanket Pattern
  2. Crochet Diamond Baby Blanket with Shells Border Pattern
  3. Crochet Intricate Lace Edging for Handkerchief Pattern

#18 – Marly Bird

Marly is dynamic in her approach of not only being a brand on her own by also the machine power behind the scenes that keeps her creativity in balance. Dual stitching of knitting and crocheting. She’s really detailed in her approach of education and it comes across. Don’t miss these blogs by Marly:

  1. 10 Free Slipper Patterns
  2. 10 Free Crochet Prayer Shawl Patterns
  3. Crochet Crochet Christmas Stocking Patterns

#19 – PlanetJune Blog

I haven’t seen June before and welcome her to the top 20 of blogs. She is a fellow Canadian, like me. Beautifully laid out the website to inspire you. Don’t miss these articles by June.

  1. Crochet Love Hearts Pattern
  2. Crochet Baby Sea Turtle Hatching Applique Pattern
  3. Crochet Amigurumi Apples Pattern (really well done)

#20 – B.hooked

Styled to be very professional and upscale in look. The host, is really particular on details and her blog is beautifully presented keeping you ‘hooked’ on what is next. Very approachable in the YouTube category as well. Don’t miss these amazing blogs by B.hooked.

  1. Crochet Cozy Striped Gloves Pattern
  2. Crochet Scrubby Set Pattern
  3. Crochet Basketweave Baby Blanket Pattern

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  1. Maria Ljungquist

    Hi Mikey and Daniel,
    I have crocheted since I was 8, and I am almost 65 now.
    Crochet has been with me during good times, gotten me through some very bad times and has always been a comfort.
    No matter how long a car ride was, or how sad I was or happy. It always helped me focus, calm and distract me.
    Through tears, cheers and everything, crochet has helped me.
    Thank you for letting me share.
    [email protected]

  2. Cindy

    Thank you for this list. There are a few I haven’t visited yet! I noticed that the list appears to concentrate on North American crocheters. I would like to bring to your notice three European ladies who have websites, Facebook and Ravelry presence. They are truly masters at what they do. All is in English with wonderful video tutorials on their CALs. Please drop by and check them out
    1. by Dedri Uys: Afghans, toys etc
    2. by Tatsiana Kupryianchyk: afghans, mandalas, sweaters, shawls
    3. by Esther Dijkstra: Afghans, shawls, mandalas

    • Mikey

      The list is actually generated by looking at the globe and pulling analytical data based on followers, engagement, comments and more. Where people are living isn’t factored into this list. Even the languages aren’t factored. On the YouTube analytical look, most of the top hosts are not from North America. We are number 2 but number 1 of Crochet is actually in Europe.

      There are many factors such as website layout and ease of navigation. There is common elements about the top people versus others and it’s usually the layouts, website speeds and more.

  3. Kris badura mccann

    Michael thanks in advance I have been a member of the crochet crowd for several months now. When Facebook went down on Monday I lost my profile under Kris badura I have had to start over so I made a new profile under my now married name Kris mccann I have submitted my geometry blanket but now I have had to request to be a member again I have submitted my request 3 times its still pending ? Could there be something wrong or do I just assume i am not going to be accepted which would break my heart. When ever I have posted my items they pass thru almost in a instant. Am I just being anxious and need to give more time? Thank you

    • Mikey

      Morning Kris. It’s now 7:40 am and I am stating this time because this message came to us at 11:55 pm in our time zone. The real-time passing of the new posts is our team working in real-time reading your posts before pushing approve. Yes, they are that quick but there are times where Jeanne or Wendy are not online and things get backlogged. They approve new people in batches so that’s why there is a jump of 100+ people at a time in the community. They prioritize the reading of new posts.

      I wouldn’t assume anything is wrong at this time. We are not a 24-7 company. I don’t get involved in approving posts or membership approval myself because I am usually working in real-time on YouTube as that’s my main priority to ensure people are learning and picking up skills.

      I’ll nudge the team later this morning. Wendy is in California time so she wouldn’t be up for a few more hours. Jeanne is heading to her real job shortly as she works with us part-time and checks in when she can.

  4. Robin

    Need to also check out Amigurumi to go she is hands down better than planet june

    • Mikey

      The ranking is actually done by a third party and is reported. I agree though Amigurumi is a really terrific site. There must be something off in the analytics with Amigurumi that is downgrading her site. Technology is changing so fast behind the scenes right now that 1 Google Algorithm shift can tank a website. We go through it constantly and keep adjusting. It’s why I spend more time programming than crochet.

  5. Kaci Lynn Johnson

    Hi! Y’all do beautiful work! I really need some advice. I’ve started making blankets with the bernat alize ez blanket yarn. My absolute favorite design is the diamond lattice. I’ve been trying to make a baby blanket out of this pattern. I have been following the pattern I downloaded from yarnspirations; however, something keeps turning out wrong. No matter how I make it, the first and last diamond won’t cross, they keep coming up 1 loop short. The diamonds in the middle seem to do fine. Anyways, I am stumped and really need some help. Thank you so much for your time, and thank you for all the tutorials y’all put out!! They are very helpful!

    • Mikey

      That might be a great question for Yarnspirations as they can consult with the designer directly for any problem-solving. That’s what I would do if I were you.

      • Kaci Lynn Johnson

        Ok thank you so much for the advice! I will definately do that. Thank you!

    • Mikey

      Daisy Farm Crafts. I missed them by accident. I am back into the office to add them.

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