First-time author and self-proclaimed “geeky hooker” Cindy Wang has gifted all the nerds and bibliophiles in the crochet world with a fantastic new book, Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books. If you know Jane Austen’s novels by heart, have ever referred to yourself as a Dickensian, or own a book of Shakespearean insults, thenView Project
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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 wellView Project
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 makeView Project
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 solelyView Project
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. ThisView Project
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 promiseView Project
Happy 2017 to all our Crochet Along followers! It’s the time to start mapping out New Year’s resolutions, setting goals to feel happier, learn something new, give acts of kindness to others. Of course, crocheting can do all of those things, especially due to its relaxing qualities, innovative designs, and homemade goodness.
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The holidays are so close, I’m already tasting the peppermint and sugar cookies. The last stage of Janaya Chouinard’s Snowflake Coasters has arrived, and the finishing details are waiting to be added. This easy pattern produces beautiful results, and the inside of your house can soon become a winter wonderland.
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Who can resist the excitement of this season? It’s hard to focus on anything else when there are snowmen to make, cookies to bake, and decorations to hang! It’s even harder to contain your crochet excitement, especially when waiting on the next stage of Janaya Chouinard’s Snowflake Coasters. Never fear—the pattern for the eye-catching center of theseView Project
I Like Crochet magazine brings you a lookbook of gorgeously coordinated color schemes, stylish outfit suggestions, and a closer look at the seven patterns in our Peaceful Pastels collection. Preview these designs from our December 2016 issue for a glimpse at some of our favorite patterns, which utilize luxuriously warm, welcoming shades—blues, greens, and grays thatView Project