Knitting crochet has always been part of the Lebanese culture and traditions with most in the country growing up watching their grandmothers, even their mothers, crocheting table linen and doilies, and wearable items, especially cute outfits for the little ones.
Nowadays, crochet is back to being a fashion trend, and not only in Lebanon, from cardigans, scarves, and beanies to get warm during the winter, to funky crochet bags and crop tops for summer outings.
And there are these huggable cute amigurumi dolls that are becoming a must-have for kids and babies, and… for children at hearts living their adulthood in the workplace.
If you are considering joining the trend and haven’t yet or are looking for crochet articles for your next wearable or gift, there are various skillful artisans producing lovely items “made with love” in Lebanon that you might want to check out.
Most if not all in this list can be contacted on Instagram and some of them ship locally, regionally, or worldwide.
Cosmic Knot sells hand-crafted crochet accessories including, wrist and ankle bracelets, bags, backpacks, beanies, hats, and scarves, and also keyholders and nice accessories to add a lively look to your cell phone.
If you have been wanting to buy a cool crocheted purse, Unique Crochet appears to focus on that category, with a variety of shapes, colors, and styles. It also crafts accessories, like utility crochet sets for the bathroom, for make-up items, and so on.
Crochette Noisette is owned by the artist and interpreter Rima Gabriel Goraieb who creates refined crochet works that are pieces of art. From blankets and amigurumi to vests and sweaters and home accessories, you can find a large variety of beautiful and lively crochets products at her site.
A Lebanese brand of luxury crochet bags and concept fashion, Bags by Jennifer takes pride in creating unique crochet pieces, all finely made locally. Each of these bags is personalized with a woman’s name, making them kind of special to have.