We had the pleasure of talking to Allison Snoddy of Liberally Loopy about her awesome feminist and sometimes spooky approach to crochet pieces and how it fits into her love for true crime!
What inspired you to start your crochet business?
I started crafting more the past few years as a means of stress relief due to the current political atmosphere. My family was relocating and my go to crafts were too messy for house showing, so crochet was meant to be a short term solution. I fell in love and haven’t looked back. After a friend asked to order 27 F bombs (little bombs with wicks and an “F” on the front), I realized my crochet could be profitable while still allowing me the flexibility to be available for my children. Many of my first projects were feminist or anti-Trump, but I’ve lately been focusing on things that make my heart happy.
How did you get interested in true crime?
My mother was interested in true crime.I remember watching the OJ trial when I was a preschooler. My mom and grandma were quilting and I don’t think they realized how much I paid attention to the trial and their crafting
What’s your favorite murder, mystery, or disappearance?
JonBenet will always be my “favorite” murder. If she were still alive, we’d be peers, so it hit me hard as a child seeing the coverage.
What true crime podcast are you listening to right now? If podcasts aren’t your thing, we would also love to hear about a spooky book you’re reading or your favorite murder-related tv show!
Dateline has now released episodes in podcast format, so I’m binging those. I also just finished Over My Dead Body, The Thing About Pam, and In The Dark season 2.
How can we buy your awesome work?
In addition to stock items, I love creating custom pieces and recently created a bridal party of bats for a Murderino and a Pokéball winter set for another. Murderinos are my favorite people to make for and nothing is “too weird” for me to make!
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