Olivia Kent


Olivia Kent

Olivia Kent is a crochet designer who is passionate about reinventing crochet into a form of modern creativity.

A few years ago she decided to start a website called “Hopeful Honey”, and it was literally love at first sight! Since then she's designed dozens of crochet patterns, ranging from Disney inspired baby projects to fashionable flapper hats. She's even been featured on Craftaholics Anonymous, The Whoot and many more!

In addition to crocheting, she's also very passionate about teaching others a love for learning and creating. She wants to inspire people to create, and to fill the world with new creativity, ideas and beauty.

You can find her on her website, on Facebook and on Pinterest.

Projects by Olivia Kent


Pacific Breeze Poncho

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Summer days are filled with sunshine and warmth, but as dusk sets in so does a slight chill. During these moments having a chic and stylish lightweight poncho to quickly throw on would not only be a practical solution, but also an enjoyable accessory to wear!

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Venice Vest

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With Summer comes heat waves, but that shouldn’t stop you from looking extra fashionable this year in a beautifully made lightweight accessory, perfect for when you want to look chic while travelling abroad! Using this floral stitch along with some flowy tassels, this vest is the perfect fit for a sunny summer!

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Water Lily Shawl

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If you’ve always secretly dreamed of becoming an artist one day, challenge yourself to crochet a unique and beautifully made artwork using your paintbox of yarn, and your trusty crochet hook as your paintbrush. Inspired by Claude Monet’s famous Water Lillies, this shawl is a perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.

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Secret Waterfall Shawl

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With fringe reminiscent of a cascading waterfall, this shawl is sophisticated, detailed, and unique. Worked in the row from bottom to top, this intermediate pattern will keep you on your toes for a rewarding end piece!

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Peach Bliss Cardi

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There is so much to love about this classic cardigan: the dreamy peach hues, the adorable buttons, and the detailed shell stitch. Wear this textured piece to complement a simple tank and chunky jewelry.

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“Something Blue” Wrap

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Bring a little of the traditional blue to your bridal ensemble with delicate floral buds set against a pristine white background. But you don’t have to be walking down the aisle to flaunt this stunning wrap, as it would make a beautiful addition to any wardrobe.

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Summer Romance Headband

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Warm weather, blooming flowers, and summer wedding invitations—love is definitely in the air this time of year! Complete your special occasion look with a romantic and feminine blue halo of flowers. This piece is worked in the round and can be adjusted to fit any size, from children to adults.

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Sweet Pea Bunting

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Bunting is one of the greatest ways to decorate any space and add a fun pop of color to a party! The center of each triangle of the Sweet Pea Bunting features a lovely and vibrant flower, making it the perfect option for celebrating the start of summer with garden picnics and parties!

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New Blooms Baby Sandals

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Add a pop of sassy summer color to your little one’s wardrobe with these adorable flower-motif sandals. With a snug but comfy fit, those tiny tootsies will be ready for all the season’s firsts, from picnics to poolside. This pattern is worked in the round from bottom to top and sized for zero to six month olds, with adjustments for ages six months to a year.

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Endless Summer Retro Cardi

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Some outfits are too timeless to ever stop being cute, and this darling short-sleeved cardigan definitely falls in that category. Decorated with sunny yellow flowers, it finishes with a Peter Pan collar that adds some extra feminine charm to the final design.

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