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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


Bitty Bumble Bee Costume

What better way to celebrate baby’s first Halloween than with an adorable bumble bee outfit! The hat and playsuit each feature black and yellow stripes running down them to create the perfect bumble bee effect! The hat features two large antenna, while the playsuit features a ribbed section and two straps to achieve a snug fit around baby’s waist!

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Honeycomb Button Cowl  &  Headband

With the colder months fast approaching, this scarf would make a perfect project so you would have something warm to quickly throw on as you head out the door to brace a chilly fall day! The scarf features a lovely and unique ribbed texture in the grit stitch towards the front to create a functional overlapping button section. Not only is the headband chic, quirky and adorable, but since it’s crocheted using a ribbed stitch it also creates a snug fit while featuring a lovely texture!

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Blue Sage Hooded Shawl

While delicately formed snowflakes dance across the sky this winter, wrap yourself up in the beautifully textured hooded shawl to stay warm and snug during the blustery weather.

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Hemlock Hat

With its fluffy pom pom and whimsical design, The Hemlock Hat will quickly become your favorite accessory. Pair it with a loose-fitting sweater and some jeans as you enjoy misty and magical morning walks surrounded by trees.

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Snow Queen Fair Isle Pillow Cover

As the snow gently sways around every corner outside, head indoors and cozy up on the couch with a warm cup of hot chocolate and this festive pillow. This red and white project is a trendy, subtle way to bring the Christmas spirit into your home.

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Land of Sweets Candy Cane Dress

Inspired by the dancing candy canes in the Nutcracker ballet, this sweet dress would make a wonderful handmade present for any little girl this Christmas. She’ll love donning this frock as she twirls around the Christmas tree, dreaming of the Land of Sweets.

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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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French Riviera Shift Dress

Whether you’re vacationing along the French Riviera or enjoying an ice cream at the beach, this retro-inspired shift dress will pair perfectly with some sunglasses and a boater hat as you soak up the sun this summer!

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Too Cool for Stitch School: How to Crochet the 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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