Stuck at home with your stash? At the moment, we’re not able to venture out and get inspiration for our projects in the usual ways – it’s easy to feel unmotivated. But never fear! The social media platform Instagram is always available at the touch of a button, no matter where you are! And it’s a treasure trove full of fabulous accounts that share fantastic and inspirational projects and crafts. It’s a showcase of amazing makes from across the globe! So if your creativity needs a little boost, why not give one of these crafters a follow?
1. Let’s Get Crafting: Knitting & Crochet
Featuring both knitting and crochet projects, @knitcrochet is the perfect place to find all your yarn-based inspiration! But it’s not just pretty pictures on this account, they also post jokes and memes, links to craft-based blog posts, giveaways and more – it’s a hub of creative goodness!
2. Katie Jones Knit
If you’re a colour lover, @katiejonesknit is the account for you. She posts amazing vintage styles made up in beautiful bold colour combos, from rainbow striped cardigans to fabulous knitted garlands.
3. The Hook Nook
For fashion-forward styles, check out Jessica from @the.hook.nook. She posts simple, fuss-free crochet garments, such as scarves, dresses and cardigans, all made up in beautiful muted colours. What’s more, her amazing photography shows you how to style your new makes, too!
4. Colour In Crochet
Anne-Marie from @colourincrochet is a lover of all things pastel. Her delicate makes often use pretty shades of yarn, from baby blues to soft pinks. Classic crochet techniques are found in almost every post, with a fun pom-pom thrown in here and there!
5. Jellybean Junction
Perfectly striped blankets take centre stage over at @jellybean_junction. Kate loves to showcase her amazing rainbow designs, whether that’s on a cosy blanket, a simple granny square or a clever clutch bag. Plus, Kate tries out some fabulous new techniques like punch needles – you can follow along with her journey and read updates about how it’s going!
6. Lil Crochet Love
Looking for some crochet projects to make for your little ones? @lilcrochetlove is the perfect place for all your handmade toy inspiration! This account posts fabulous tiny toys with adorable smiling faces, which would make the perfect gift for a newborn. Both completed makes and patterns are available in the Etsy shop, so you can enjoy the crochet cuteness no matter how good your skills are!
Check out the adorable tiny projects from @shautmal.de! Teeny tiny is the name of the game on this account – backpacks, pencils, food and more are all scaled down to create fabulous soft toys. But that’s not all – you can also find amazing seasonal inspiration, such as some pretty Easter wreaths and gorgeous bunny toys.