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Make a Tee as Cool as an Ocean Breeze


Summertime has us longing for the beach and an ocean breeze. But even if you’re nowhere near the coast, you’ll be transported to the seashore when you wear the Deep Waters Tee. This crochet top pattern from I Like Crochet features split sleeves and a lacy mesh stitch that will have you feeling—and looking—cool.

Not only

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Spring Home Décor: Crochet Blooming Pillow Cover

What a charming pillow! The Bloom Brilliantly Pillow is a perfect pick-me-up for your room décor any time, but especially in spring when flowers start to bloom. Those pretty crochet posies are like a breath of fresh air after a long winter.

With its beautiful background textures and the crocheted flowers, you might think the Bloom

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Make a Breezy Island Dress Today

Palm trees, white sand beaches, rum punch, and a tropical breeze—one look at the Island Time Dress and you’ll be transported to the Caribbean. Put it on, and you’ll start swaying your hips to the music of a steel drum band.

Whether you travel to the Caribbean or just want to feel like you’re vacationing there,

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We Love ❤ This Country Basket Pattern

“I love this pattern!” is what crocheters say when they see the Checkered Country Basket design. And who wouldn’t love this fabulous checkerboard basket?

Use this graphic bag at the beach, the farmer’s market, or to store your yarn stash. You’ll want to show it off wherever you go.

The Checkered Country Basket starts off with the

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4+ Paw-sitively Cute Patterns for Your Furry Friend

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We Can’t Keep Our Paws Off This NEW Collection of Dog Patterns!

We LOVE our canine companions. They go on walks with us, enjoy picnics in the park, romp through the woods on winter hikes, and cuddle with us on the couch waiting patiently while we crochet the perfect accessory to keep them warm on those

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WHOA—these patterns are a blast from the past!

I Like Crochet has been bringing you the best patterns available anywhere since 2014, and we want reel back the years to the Debut Issue! It was springtime, and our editors were working hard to bring you fun, exciting patterns that evoked the fresh start that spring brings every year.

In the spirit of the season,

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Crochet Boardwalk Bag: Stitch Your Summer Style!

Summer shopping is so much fun! Strolling through open-air markets, art fairs, souvenir stalls, beach shops—so many colorful things to buy and collect. But who wants to carry a heavy bag in the heat? That’s why you need the Boardwalk Bag. Made with lightweight cotton yarn, it carries a little or a lot—effortlessly!

Of course, this

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Shell Stitch Summer Tank Top

Imagine walking along the shoreline on a summer day and suddenly something in the sand catches your eye—a blue jewel revealed by the receding surf. It’s a piece of seaglass! Of course, you rush to pick it up and add this beauty to your collection. Well, the Seaglass Tank is so attractive you’ll want to

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1 Skein. 5 Patterns for When You’re Stuck Indoors.

Dear Crocheter,

Yarn has such appeal. If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for a great new yarn (preferably at a great deal). Perhaps you, like me, find yourself with a growing pile of single skeins—some bought for their potential for future projects; others left over from bigger projects.

Well, there’s no need for those

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Learn a New Stitch! Bavarian Crochet Tutorial

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 the “wow” factor.

Bavarian is a favorite among crocheters

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