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


Mystical Meadow Shawl

Mystical Meadow Shawl

Escape your hectic schedule by working up this mystical shawl. The floral motif squares are seamed together for a flowing triangular shape with delightful fringe that adds a bohemian twist.

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Too Cool for Stitch School: How to Crochet the Flower Puff Stitch

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Just like clockwork, when Spring rolls around so does an array of beautiful flowers! The puff stitches in this design resemble whimsical little lilacs, making this stitch the perfect addition to your repertoire as you enjoy crocheting lightweight shawls and scarves during the warmer months! This in-depth tutorial is there to help every crochet newbie who would like to tackle the “Spring Lilac Headband” pattern.

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Spring Lavender Headband

Spring Lavender Headband

The puff stitch flowers of this headband remind us of all the best parts of spring: pastel colors, the airy feeling of warmer weather and buds slowly blooming into delicate petals. This is the ultimate accessory to liven up a casual blouse and jean ensemble.

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Moroccan Tile Poncho

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Ponchos have become such an iconic part of fashion that you can go almost anywhere and find dozens of ponchos in varying textures, colors and designs. This poncho, with its unique Moroccan Tile design (stitch incorporated into pattern) and chunky tassels that add an element of bohemian charm, will make the perfect accessory for when you’re in the mood for style and warmth.

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In Bloom Triangle Scarf

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This bohemian-inspired triangle scarf features unique motifs that are joined as you go to create a very feminine and intricate design. It provides the ideal layering accessory that’s both warm and stylish.

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Cabled Leg Warmers

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Create not only a beautifully textured pair of leg warmers that would be a great accessory to wear on those chillier days, but also learn a new crochet technique, the cable stitch, in the process! These leg warmers each feature a cable running down the front and back, as well as buttons along the side that can be buttoned up securely for the perfect fit.

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Tasseled Boho Scarf

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As the weather turns warmer as we head into spring, this tasseled scarf is the perfect way to stay warm on those chillier afternoons. Plus, it’s perfect for adding a touch of bohemian charm to whatever outfit it’s paired with.

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Sugar & Spice Sundress

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The perfect way to start thinking about spring is with a darling and incredibly feminine sundress. Every little girl would look so sweet and adorable as she enjoys the sunshine in this little outfit. The bodice of this dress is embellished with tiny flowers, whilst the skirt of the dress features a dainty shell stitch.

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Chai Tea Latte Poncho

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On those cooler winter evenings when you need some extra layers to keep you warm, this poncho would be the perfect accessory. It will keep you warm and cozy yet still looking stylish and chic! This poncho features the stitch commonly known as Catherine’s Wheel, a textured stitch that is all in one color for a sophisticated look.

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