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Published on April 29th, 2016 | by Angie


Celebrities who crochet

Have you ever wondered about your favorite celebrities who crochet? Here’s a list of a few we love at LoveCrochet headquarters…

Lots of people talk about celebrities who knit, but what about us crocheters? Surely just as many (or more) celebrities prefer hooks to needles and spend their time off-screen creating crocheted crafts. Here are a few that we all know and love that love to crochet.

Patricia Arquette

Celebrities who crochet: Patricia Arquette - read more at LoveCrochet

Best known for her work on the television show Medium and for her highly-acclaimed role in the film Boyhood, Arquette is also known for her charity work. In 2008 she became involved with the charity “Knit One, Save One,” which collects knitted and crocheted hats for needy infants around the world.


Celebrities who crochet: Madonna - read more at LoveKnitting

Our favorite Material Girl enjoys making her own material out of yarn and hooks. It’s been widely reported that the singer favors crochet, but as far as we know she hasn’t incorporated it into her set list just yet.

Estelle Getty

Celebrities who crochet: Estelle Getty - read more on LoveCrochet

Known for her role on The Golden Girls as the whip-smart and sassy mother Sophia, Estelle Getty loved to crochet during her downtime on set. During the seven year run of the show, she was shown crocheting during one episode. Fun fact: though Getty played the mother of character Dorothy, in reality she was two months younger than Bea Arthur (who played Dorothy).

Aretha Franklin

Celebrities who crochet: Aretha Franklin - read more on LoveCrochet

C-R-O-C-H-E-T! This amazingly successful singer songwriter has brought the house down more times than anyone can count. The first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, her favorite crochet stitch is reported to bt eht pineapple stitch.

Eva Longoria

Celebrities who crochet - Eva Longoria: read more at LoveCrochet

After making her debut on the television show Beverly Hills: 90210, Longoria went on to find fame on the smash hit Desperate Housewives. She is known to spend down time in her trailer crocheting to stay calm and focused.

Alyssa Milano

Celebrities who crochet: Alyssa Milano - read more at LoveCrochet

Known for her role as Phoebe on the television show Charmed, Milano is a self-described crocheter in her 2009 autobiography. She’s also been filmed crocheting in films such as WiseGal, and confirmed on Twitter that she enjoys the craft.

Debra Messing

Celebrities who crochet: Debra Messing - read more at LoveCrochet

Most know her as character Grace Adler from the television hit Will and Grace. She’s also known for her work on The Starter Wife and Smash, and in films such as The Wedding Date. In the early 2000s, she crocheted a square for a charity project that featured celebrities who crochet and knit.

Bette Midler

Celebrities who crochet: Bette Midler - read more at LoveCrochet

This famous songbird is well known around the globe for her inspiring anthems and huge vocal power. She admitted during an interview that she started crocheting when her daughter was born, something we’re sure many crocheters can relate with it!

Raven Symone

Celebrities who crochet: Raven Symone - read more on LoveCrochet

After starting her career as a child on a television sitcom, she went on to star in That’s So Raven on the Disney channel, where she can be seen crocheting in an episode. She’s also starred in films like Xenon: Girl of the 21st Century and Revenge of the Bridesmaids.

Jane Seymour

Celebrities who crochet: Jane Seymour - read more on LoveCrochet

Loved for her work as Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, Seymour is an enthusiastic crafter who has admitted to making her own clothes with knitting, crochet, sewing, and embroidery.

Meryl Streep

Celebrities who crochet: Meryl Streep - read more at LoveCrochet

12 time Oscar nominee Meryl Streep is a magnet for record-busting films. She’s the favorite actress of many (in every generation), and she’s reported to be an enthusiastic crocheter of afghans.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Celebrities who crochet: Catherine Zeta Jones - read more at LoveKnitting

This Welsh actress is known for her work in many films, and in her role as Velma Kelly in the film adaptation of the musical Chicago. She has been interviewed for craft magazines where she readily admits to being an enthusiastic crocheter.

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About the Author

A Jack of all crochet, but a master of Netflix and video games. When not crocheting, you might find me on the archery range or in choir practice!

11 Responses to Celebrities who crochet

  1. Carmina says:

    Katy perry!!! She has a picture on instagram!

  2. Emma says:

    Malcolm Hebden – Norris in Corrie

  3. Dolores says:

    Did you forget about Vanna White???

  4. Whitney says:

    Amanda Siegfried!

  5. J Mo says:

    Vanna White. She even has her own line of yarn.

  6. Denise Sullivan says:

    Julia Roberts is a big crochet fan!

  7. LINDA KERN says:

    my all time favorite that crocheted was Rosie Greer.

  8. Ilse says:

    Katerine Heigl also knits

  9. Janice Harrison says:

    Linda Kern, Rosie Greer didn’t crochet, he did needle point.

  10. Diana says:

    Daryl Hannah she’s on the cover of an awesome celebrity crochet book.

  11. Awesome!!! Hannah she’s on the cover of an awesome celebrity crochet book.

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