I'm a gal who likes to rock the hook. I'm on a mission to make people look and feel good through the art of crochet.

Recent Work

Introducing The Molly Four Way Crochet Shawl

As a designer I am always challenging myself to...

The Chelsea Cowl n’ Shrug: A Labor of Love

One of my favorite things to work on is custom...

The Olexa Shawl

  Seasons change and that is so exciting...

More about Michele

MicheleTooWelcome to Crochet by Michele.

I am the owner and head designer for Midwest Crochet and  I LOVE Crochet. It is my joy and sometimes, my pain in the butt. I have been crocheting for over 30 years, since I was a child and I am primarily self taught.

Often times, when I come up with new designs or am working on a project, people will ask me about it. So I wanted to start this blog to talk about crochet, stitches, designs, color combos, patterns… you name it. ALL THINGS CROCHET!

Hopefully we can connect through our love for crochet. If you are new to the world of crochet, you can discover new ideas and inspirations.

Visit My Online Store Midwest Crochet

Visit my Life Journey blog at www.lifebymichele.com

Read reviews & press about me and Midwest Crochet

And for fun, you can read about my Extreme Makeover wedding here


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Recent Blog Posts

February 17, 2015 |

The Business of Crochet

I was recently invited to speak at an Etsy event about building a successful shop and translating my online Etsy...

January 26, 2015 |

Introducing The Molly Four Way Crochet Shawl

As a designer I am always challenging myself to try new things. And as a former frequent traveler I know the need...

January 17, 2015 |

Meet Isaac!

I’m so thrilled to announce the launch of Isaac, my very first collection of 2015. I’m always striving to combine...

January 9, 2015 |

My Favorite Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

I love crochet flowers. I mean come on, how can you not?  They are fabulous accents to almost everything… hats,...

January 5, 2015 |

The Pixie Girl Hooded Scarf

I just added my new Pixie Hooded Scarf pattern to my Etsy Pattern Shop & on Craftsy.   This is a...

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