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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


Lovely Lilac Shrug

Using front post half double crochet and back post half double crochet stitches, you can make this lightweight and lovely shrug. It’s the perfect shrug to have on hand for a cooler summer evening.

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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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Peach Bliss Cardi

There is so much to love about this classic cardigan: the dreamy peach hues, the adorable buttons, and the detailed shell stitch. Wear this textured piece to complement a simple tank and chunky jewelry.

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Say Cheese! Camera Crochet Bag

Lights, camera, action! The Say Cheese! Camera Crochet Bag is a unique take on the popular field bag style of handbags. Featuring a button closure at the top and a fun camera lens design on the front, this is sure to turn heads.

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New Blooms Baby Sandals

Add a pop of sassy summer color to your little one’s wardrobe with these adorable flower-motif sandals. With a snug but comfy fit, those tiny tootsies will be ready for all the season’s firsts, from picnics to poolside. This pattern is worked in the round from bottom to top and sized for zero to six month olds, with adjustments for ages six months to a year.

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Crochet Ribbing Stitch

Crocheting ribbing is a great technique for every crocheter to learn as it really adds something special to almost any project – Whether it’s the band of a beanie or the cuffs of a sweater, this stitch will always help to create a snug and cozy fit!

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Crochet Flower Puff Stitch

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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Monster Baby Booties

These adorably easy baby booties are perfect for babies aged newborn through six months. Featuring a straightforward design and little monster eye detailing, these Halloween booties are the perfect addition to your newborn’s monster costume.

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Newborn Fuzzy Monster Hat

This adorable newborn-sized hat features two little pom-pom ears and a goofy little monster face, complete with toothy grin. The Fuzzy Monster Hat is an easy pattern and is perfect for crochet novices who want to make a cute Halloween-themed baby gift.

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Pretty Pumpkin Baby Booties

During the season that flaunts its love of pumpkins, why not create these adorable booties for baby’s first Halloween? The booties each feature a ribbed section towards the front, created using front post double crochet stitches to replicate the appearance of a pumpkin. These tiny booties also include straps to give the best fit and optimal comfort.

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