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Nicola Prybell - Editor, I Like Crochet


Projects by Nicola Prybell - Editor, I Like Crochet


Delightfully Warm Crochet for Frightfully Cold Days!

Dear Crocheter,

The wind is blowing and the snow is swirling—it’s time to wrap up in warm, inviting crochet! As crocheters, it’s one of the best times of the year. We get out our handmade sweaters, scarves, hats, and mittens and pack our closet with cold-weather wear; the beautiful crocheted pillows and afghans come out to

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Crochet This Lacy Top For Spring

Spring is nature’s way of saying “let’s party”—and you’ll be ready with this light and swingy Dancing Dolman Diamond Top. Pretty and flattering on just about everyone, this pattern combines two lace motifs you’ll love to crochet and wear.

You know how it is in the warmer months—you often need a light top when a cooling

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Weekend Escape Tote

With its strong and stretchy design, this tote is prepared for all your beach essentials. Perfect for finding shells on the beach, this tote will let all of the sand stay on the beach as you walk home. Not only is it useful, but it also sports a chic lacy design that suits the season perfectly.

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Secret Garden Throw

We love spring and this colorful throw reminds us of cherry blossoms and new leaves. The main body is worked back and forth with three colors of yarn and the border is worked in the round. This throw will look great in many color combinations.

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Learn the Bavarian Crochet Stitch

From: The December 2014 Issue of I Like Crochet

When you’re looking for a crochet stitch that has dimension, texture, and style, look no further than the beautiful Bavarian stitch. Traditionally worked in two or more colors, the Bavarian stitch is perfect for afghans, purses, shawls, baby blankets, table runners, and any other project that demands

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Crochet an Amigurumi Panda Today

From: The February 2018 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Easy

What’s black and white a cute all over? A panda bear! From their roly-poly bodies to their perfectly round ears to their black-rimmed eyes, pandas charm with their appearance and antics. But this Bear-y In Love Panda Amigurumi is special, because he (or she) only

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Classic Blue: Celebrate This Year’s Favorite Hue with These 33 Patterns

Pantone announced the color of 2020 just in time for the new year. Classic Blue, according to Pantone, instills calm, confidence and connection. They describe it as a color that “highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation … as we cross the threshold into a new era.” At I Like Crochet, we have always loved blue, and over the years, designers have gravitated towards this color naturally, creating an array of beautiful blue designs.

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The Top 50 Crochet Patterns of 2019

It’s that time of year again: we’ve looked through all our data and compiled the most popular crochet patterns from 2019, and this year’s list will not disappoint. Full of projects for the bold hearted, this roundup boasts daring designs packed with fearless color choices and adventurous accents. From classic pillows and cozy cardigans, to beautiful hats, scarves and tees, this list covers it all.

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Super-Cute Amigurumi

Super-Cute Amigurumi

Don’t be intimidated by amigurumi! Even beginners can master this adorable technique using Super-Cute Amigurumi as their guide. Designed with simplicity at the forefront, this book boasts toys that are made with only the easiest of stitches. Featuring a selection of toys inspired by Japanese culture, each project comes with a charming back story, making

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Neatly Wrapped Yarn Ball Cup

Yarn Ball Mug

Available in custom colors, this yarn ball cup is cute in size and concept. Whether you use it for your tea, coffee, water or even to old your crochet notions, this handmade mug is made with love from start to finish.

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