Nicola Prybell - Editor, I Like Crochet

Projects by Nicola Prybell - Editor, I Like Crochet

How To Crochet Faster: Tips for Speeding Up Crochet

Dear Carys,

Getting that project done as quickly as possible is always a great motivator, isn’t it? When I was just learning to crochet I would get frustrated with my speed too. Since then I’ve come up with some ways to really get things moving. While these techniques may not work for everyone, I find that when I try them with my students they do well.

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Free Printable Crochet Greeting Cards for Christmas!

It’s that time of year again! Time to crochet warm and cozy things for yourself and for the ones you love. If you find yourself crocheting things for your crochet group of friends and you are looking for the perfect card to accompany the perfect crochet gift, these cards are for you.

If you’ve never downloaded

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What is Conceptual Crochet?

I first learned about conceptual knitting through the work of Lea Redmond, an artist and knitting designer who brought conceptual knitting into the mainstream with her Sky Scarf and Mood Scarf patterns. Conceptual projects can easily be created using crochet, too.

Conceptual designs challenge crocheters to step outside their typical comfort zones to create unpredictable projects.

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How to Organize Your Yarn Stash in Three Easy Steps

Whether you have one or two balls of yarn for your current project or you’ve achieved SABLE (stash acquisition beyond life expectancy), organizing your yarn stash can be the difference between enjoying the yarn in your collection and being overwhelmed by it. But organizing doesn’t have to be difficult. Let’s start with a few basic

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Fall for Floral Motif

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 18” square

Gauge: Larger Motif = approx. 5” wide, unblocked and before joining

Gauge is not critical for this project
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (100% Merino Wool; 210 yards [192 meters]/100 grams): 102 Sealing Wax (MC), 2 skeins; 096 Sunset (CC), 2 skeins

Hook: US size H/8 (5 mm)

Notions: Removable markers (or safety pins); tapestry needle; 18” square pillow form; 5/8 yards

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Festive Christmas Crochet Products

Looking to get into the Christmas spirit while crocheting this season? From festive stitch markers to holiday crochet tees to ornaments for your tree, these crochet products will have you singing fa la la all through December.

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19 Must-Make Christmas Crochet Patterns

Holiday 2018 Issue

The holidays are quickly approaching, but don’t get your tinsel in a tangle—we’ve got you covered!

As a special holiday bonus for our subscribers, I Like Crochet brings you 19 Must-Make Christmas Crochet Patterns. This special bonus holiday issue is packed with ideas for brightening your holidays with crochet goodness, from ornaments to gifts to décor.

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Cheer by the Cupful: Christmas Crochet Mugs We Love

We’ve rounded up some of the most cheerful mugs for crocheters for this holiday season! Whether you are looking for a gift for a fellow crocheter or a gift for yourself to get you through the craziness of finishing up last minute crochet projects, these mugs are sure to spread holiday cheer!

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