Michele Dobbins


Projects by Michele Dobbins


Star Wars Even More Crochet

Star Wars

Transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away through this collection of Star Wars amigurumi patterns. Rey, Finn, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and nine other beloved favorites make an appearance in this book, and it even includes enough yarn for you to get started on your BB-8 and a Jawa. With crochet hooks instead of light sabers,

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Top Color Schemes for the Season

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Seasoned yarn addicts know that warmer weather does not mean that it is time to put up the crochet hooks. What it really means is that with the arrival of a new season, there are all sorts of fresh sources of inspiration: lively floral blooms, wispy cirrus clouds, picnics and road trips. These beloved spring

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Designer Spotlight: Amy Gunderson

Amy

Today we are highlighting one of our most frequent contributors to I Like Crochet: designer Amy Gunderson. Amy certainly knows her way around a skein and hook—she works as a creative lead for Universal yarn and still finds time to design crochet and knitting projects on her own. She began working for the company in 2012,

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Heart Hat CAL: Final Steps

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It is time for the final stage of this beautiful February pattern from Janaya Chouinard. I hope you and your loved ones have been staying snug, and now you have one more cozy accessory to help keep those ears warm. The whole family will be able to enjoy this one, so this pattern has been well

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Heart Hat CAL: Next Steps

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We’re sending you even more crochet love today with the second stage of our February Crochet Along. It’s still quite icy where I live, so I’ve really been looking forward to the rest of this pattern to keep me cozy. Loved ones will melt when they receive this as a gift—but don’t forget to make

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Heart Hat CAL: Getting Started

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Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite times. My family always invested a lot of energy into making everyone feel special, so we were constantly surprising each other with cute stuffed animals or chocolate desserts on the big day. It wasn’t until I was much older that I realized some people consider it a holiday solely

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Wonderland Mittens CAL: The Finished Piece

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The end of January is drawing near, and hopefully you have all enjoyed working up this fresh new design as a way to really set the tone for a bright and happy 2017. The Wonderland Mittens’s vibrant colors and eye-catching wave stitch have both contributed to a fabulous start to another year of crocheting.  This

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Wonderland Mittens CAL: Next Steps

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The crisp, icy tones of the Wonderland Mittens are calling my name today—but they’ve been doing that every day since we gathered the materials! Waiting for the next step of this crochet pattern was like anticipating the first snow, which is one of my favorite parts of the year. Janaya Chouinard’s cozy crochet mittens promise

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