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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


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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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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Wintertide Hike Scarf

Bulky designs are in, and this oversized braided cable scarf fits the bill. Complete with a fun tassel, this piece will keep you toasty while you explore the great outdoors regardless of the temperature.

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Autumn Garden Sweater

Casually chic and yet so comfy, this design checks all the boxes on what a sweater should be. Its sharp color change and low front pocket create a one-of-a-kind style that will be perfect for outdoor strolls, football games and holiday gatherings.

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Eternal Poppy Poncho

The flair and drama of this oversized poncho will make a major fashion statement this season. The sewn-on poppies at the bottom add a hint of whimsy and a reminder of nature’s rejuvenating cycles.

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Pacific Breeze Poncho

Summer days are filled with sunshine and warmth, but as dusk sets in so does a slight chill. During these moments having a chic and stylish lightweight poncho to quickly throw on would not only be a practical solution, but also an enjoyable accessory to wear!

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Venice Vest

With Summer comes heat waves, but that shouldn’t stop you from looking extra fashionable this year in a beautifully made lightweight accessory, perfect for when you want to look chic while travelling abroad! Using this floral stitch along with some flowy tassels, this vest is the perfect fit for a sunny summer!

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Water Lily Shawl

If you’ve always secretly dreamed of becoming an artist one day, challenge yourself to crochet a unique and beautifully made artwork using your paintbox of yarn, and your trusty crochet hook as your paintbrush. Inspired by Claude Monet’s famous Water Lillies, this shawl is a perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.

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Secret Waterfall Shawl

With fringe reminiscent of a cascading waterfall, this shawl is sophisticated, detailed, and unique. Worked in the row from bottom to top, this intermediate pattern will keep you on your toes for a rewarding end piece!

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