Nicola Prybell - Editor, I Like Crochet

Projects by Nicola Prybell - Editor, I Like Crochet

New Crochet Books for Early Summer 2024

Embark on a journey through the world of crochet with this diverse round-up of book reviews, featuring a range of inspiring projects and techniques. From Olga Panagopoulou’s exploration of natural yarns in “Radiant Raffia” to Colleen Lynch’s charming crochet girl designs in “Crochet Girls,” each book offers unique opportunities for creativity and skill-building. Whether you’re drawn to quick and easy projects like Melody Griffiths’ “Quick & Easy Crochet” or seeking a deeper dive into specialized techniques like Tunisian crochet in “Tunisian Crochet – The Japanese Way,” there’s something for every crocheter to discover and enjoy. Explore the intricate patterns of 19th-century Guernsey fisherman’s sweaters with Annie’s “Learn to Crochet Gansey Dishcloths,” or indulge in the whimsical world of mini amigurumi with Paraskevi Vainopoulou’s delightful creations in “Mini Amigurumi.” Dive into these reviews to find your next crochet adventure and unleash your creativity stitch by stitch.

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Slice of Summer Crochet Products

Get ready to add a burst of fruity fun to your crochet projects with our delicious fruit-themed roundup of products. From kiwi-inspired stitch markers to the citrus project bags of your dreams, each item brings a refreshing twist to your crafting experience. Crochet in style with pastel purple crochet hook sets and keep your yarn organized in a fruity yarn bowl or cozy or vibrant zippered storage. Carry your projects in fruity drawstring bags adorned with berries, watermelons, and lemons, and add a finishing touch with summer fruits sew-in labels. Let your creativity flourish with these mouthwatering crochet accessories that are sure to brighten up your crafting corner.

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A Nod to Nautical Crochet Products

Set sail on a crochet journey inspired by the timeless allure of the sea with our nautical-themed roundup of products. From whimsical sheep stickers transformed into yarn pirates to vintage gold tone anchor buttons, each item embodies the spirit of maritime adventure. Carry your projects in style with nautical project bags featuring beach huts, starfish, and sea creatures, and keep your stitches organized with a ship anchor stitch marker container. Whether you’re dreaming of beach days or exploring the depths of the ocean, these handpicked accessories will infuse your crochet creations with coastal charm and whimsy.

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Beachy Keen Crochet Products

Get ready to soak up some sun and sand with our beachy keen-themed roundup of crochet products. From stitch markers inspired by the English seaside to large beach project bags, each item captures the essence of coastal bliss. Feel the ocean breeze with woven labels boasting “Made Near the Ocean” and add a touch of island flair with a Jimmy Buffet-inspired crochet pin. Whether you’re crafting by the shore or daydreaming of seaside escapes, these handpicked accessories will infuse your crochet projects with sunny vibes and beachfront charm.

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How To Prevent Crochet Projects from Narrowing

You are crocheting along, row after row, with your afghan project bunched on your lap. You finally open up the afghan to look at your work only to notice it’s gotten narrower. This happens to beginner and experienced crocheters alike. Very honestly, once you learn the basic stitches, getting your pieces even is the next

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Hooked on Horoscopes: Crochet Your Own Destiny!

As yarn lovers, it’s hard to imagine there was ever a time when we didn’t have least one (or six) projects going at any given time. Crocheting, after all, is a passion. But what if it’s more than that – what if it’s something written in the stars?

If you’re a fan of horoscopes (or if you’re

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Is Crochet Better than Knitting?

Have you tried knitting an thought to yourself, “man, crochet is so much better than knitting.”? Or are you a seasoned knitter who picked up crochet and never looked back? Or do you crochet and knit equally and have some interesting feedback on the differences and similarities between these two crafts? We hear you!

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Sustainable Crochet Products

Discover a curated collection of sustainable crochet essentials, featuring eco-friendly yarns and notions that align with your ethical values. Crafted from recycled materials, the Hoooked Soft Cotton DK and Lion Brand Yarns Truboo offer a luxurious feel while minimizing environmental impact. Rowan Denim Revive adds a unique touch with its upcycled denim fibers, perfect for eco-conscious projects. Keep your stitches in place with vegan faux leather stitch markers stored in a reusable pouch, and organize your supplies in a sustainable project bag made from eco-friendly materials. From Hobby Stores’ recycled cotton yarn to the Hoooked Eco Barbante, each product embodies the commitment to sustainability. Elevate your crochet journey with bamboo crochet hooks, designed for durability and eco-friendliness. Stay hydrated with a crochet laser-etched insulated water bottle, combining style with sustainability. Complete your eco-crafting experience with a Yarn Crafters’ Notebook, where you can jot down ideas and inspirations for your next green project.

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Tropical Crochet Products

Indulge in the vibrant colors and playful motifs of the tropics with this delightful collection of crochet essentials. From fruity stitch markers to succulent yarn skein stickers, each item evokes the warmth and whimsy of a tropical paradise. Let your creativity flourish with a fruit-themed clay hook and a charming drawstring project bag, perfect for bringing a touch of summer wherever your crochet adventures take you.

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New Crochet Books for Spring 2024

Discover the art of crochet through a diverse collection of new books that cater to all skill levels and interests. From cozy baby blankets to whimsical amigurumi characters and stylish wearables, these new books offer a wealth of patterns and techniques to inspire crafters of all ages. Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced crocheter seeking new challenges, these reviews provide insight into each book’s content, guiding you toward your next crochet adventure. Dive into the world of crochet and unleash your creativity with these new captivating titles!

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