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Tracing the Threads of History: The Evolution of Macramé

Tracing the Threads of History: The Evolution of Macramé

Learn about the fascinating history of macramé, from its origins in ancient civilizations to its modern resurgence in art and fashion. Discover how this intricate knotting technique has evolved and adapted throughout the centuries.

4 days ago
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6 Health Benefits of Crocheting by Sierra Powell

6 Health Benefits of Crocheting by Sierra Powell

Crocheting is a rewarding craft that yields a beautiful practice and output. You can create gorgeous projects with simple stitches and improve your skills as you have time to practice.

The idea that one crochet hook and someone with skill and dedication could turn a single strand of yarn into a blanket or even a rug is quite remarkable. Not only does crocheting result in beautiful handmade pieces but it's good for your health.

1 month ago
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8 tips to reduce energy consumption

8 Tips to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home

Every day we hear news about how winter will hit us, about the continuous increase of costs that go beyond any expectations, in particular energy costs.

But we can’t just sit and wait for it to happen. We must adopt in our daily life, measures to reduce our individual energy consumption. And that’s why Hoooked brings you 8 tips to reduce energy consumption at home.

There are several others, but we choose the ones we think you can implement immediately with little or no investment at all. And naturally, one of the measures includes crochet! Keep reading to see how!

2 months ago
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Stitching your way back to school

Stitching your way back to school

Crochet and knitting have been known for a long time for having great benefits for both body and mind.

On the Back to School or back to our jobs period why not taking advantage of what these manual crafts have to offer us?

For students the benefits go from improving the capacity to focus, stimulating one’s creativity, relieving stress or the simple possibility to have your material with your own style.

For professionals stress and anxiety relieve are definitely good reasons to start training your crochet or knitting abilities, but also the repetition of an action has shown to have a calming effect which will come in hand at a moment where we need to pick up the pace again, after a well-deserved relaxing holiday period.

5 months ago
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Beginner project! The easiest crochet flowers.

Beginner project! The easiest crochet flowers.

Crochet flowers are such fun to decorate with! Whether you are looking for floral abundance or just plain cute, this free crochet flower pattern is just what you need to create a nice embellishment for your crochet work.  When you crochet this six-petal flower, it will have a buttonhole right in the centre of it. You can add the button to attach the flower to your crochet work or leave it open for a simpler floral design. This project is perfect for an absolute beginner looking for a cute and easy-to-make embellishment. You will be ready in no time! 

8 months ago
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