11 Crochet Jokes for Talk Like a Pirate Day

Today be a special type of holiday. It be Talk Like a Pirate Day, matey. Arrr!

Susanna Tobias, first mate of the hooked crew at Interweave, has written some yarns for all ye landlubber crochet hook wielding fiends. If these don’t make you laugh deep in yer belly, we’ll make her walk the plank!


1. What do you call the pirate who skipped class to crochet?
Captain Hooky

Ahoy matey! Be captain of your hooky with the Interweave Quirky Crochet Hooks.

2. What’s a pirate’s favorite print?
Arrrrgyle

Create your own arrrgyle print with the Color Pooling Argyle Pillow and Scarf. Learn to crochet the arrrgyle print with our 6-part blog series Crochet Color Pooling.

Argyle Pillow from Interweave Crochet Spring 2017. Argyle Scarf from Love of Crochet Spring 2017.

3. How does a pirate get his or her daily fiber?
Yarrrrn

Crochet your own yarrrn-loving Dread Pirate Sam.

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Dread Pirate Sam from Interweave Crochet Fall 2006

4. What’s a pirate’s favorite accessory to crochet?
Scarrrrves

Scarves be essential to one’s health and well bein’! Try one of these beauties: Pacific Wave Scarf and Chevron Scarf.

Chevron Scarf from Interweave Crochet Fall 2012 and Pacific Wave Scarf from Interweave Crochet Accessories 2011.

5. What’s a pirate’s favorite crocheted garment?
A boatneck sweater

Celebrate yer good fortune! Thar be boatneck sweaters a plenty on Interweave.com! Mizzle Shell and Tide Pool Tank.

Mizzle Shell from Interweave Crochet Spring 2012 and Tide Pool Tank from Interweave Crochet Summer 2017.

6. What do hipster pirates say when they finish a crochet project?
It’s off the hook!

Be on the lookout for creatures who travel the depths! Casey the Crocodile and Seaside Throw.

Casey the Crocodile from Interweave Crochet Accessories 2012 and Seaside Throw from Interweave Crochet Spring 2009.

7. What’s a pirate oyster’s favorite crochet stitch?
Black purl

Crochet yer own black purl (or purple or variegated) with the Tunisian crochet purl stitch in Betty’s Tunisian Tee and Plains Hat.

Betty’s Tunisian Tee from Interweave Crochet Fall 2011 and Plains Hat from Interweave Crochet Fall 2014.

8. Where do pirates like to shop?
The yarrrrn store

Put hook to yarn with these sea rogue garbs! Pioneer Pullover and Pirate’s Jacket.

Pioneer Pullover from Interweave Crochet Winter 2017 and Pirate’s Jacket from Interweave Crochet Fall 2005.

9. Why do pirates make the best crocheters?
They’re already hooked.

Tis true, me hearty. We’re already hooked. Here be a few designs for the little tykes to get them ready to join the crew. Gone Fishin’ and Teensy Turtle.

Gone Fishin’ from Love of Crochet More and Teensy Turtle from Love of Crochet Fall 2014.

10. What is a pirate’s favorite color to crochet with?
Arrrange

Crochet something in arrrange for yer wee lass like the Sunset Shawl or Rosemary Sweater.

Sunset Shawl from Interweave Crochet Summer 2016 and Rosemary Sweater from Interweave Crochet Fall 2007.

11. What do pirate say when they have to pull stitches out of their crochet?
Arrrgh

Be counting yer stitches so you won’t be needin’ to frog ’em. Stitch one of these fine projects while you practice your counting: Citrine Skirt and Retro Tweed Jacket.

Retro Tweed Jacket from Interweave Crochet Spring 2004 and Citrine Skirt from Interweave Crochet Fall 2006.

Tell us, ye scallywag: did ye chuckle heartily or groan like you had a case of scurvy? Susanna’s life depends on your answer! Let us know which joke ye liked most for Talk Like a Pirate Day or share one of your own in the comments below.

We love to hear from our crew!

For more pirate booty, check out what the knitting crew has on the line.

—Dana


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