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Welcome to the I Like Crochet Previews. Here you can find free crochet patterns, CALS, and other helpful crochet tips.


27+ Irresistible Shawls and Ponchos

Dear Crocheter,

Wrapping up in a handmade shawl or poncho is one of the perks of being a crocheter: not only can we enjoy creating the project, but also we can showcase our special creations by wearing them! Crocheted ponchos and shawls are a cold weather staple because of the versatility: dress them up when you

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Snuggly Slipper Socks to Crochet Today

From: The December 2016 Issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

Slip into these cozy crochet slipper socks and put your feet up—you’re going to want to show them off! The Toes-ty Slippers sock pattern is too pretty to cover up with shoes. And with their decorative star stitch cuff, these socks look great pulled up

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Quick & Easy Christmas Crochet

Dear Crocheter,

Trees are wrapped in multi-colored lights, cookies are baked and sitting on cooling racks, and the smell of cinnamon, ginger, and peppermint are hanging in the air—it can only mean one thing: the holiday season is here. And in our usual fashion, we’re bringing you quick and easy classics to crochet, whether you need

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Warm Up to Fall with Early Frost Mittens

From: The October 2016 Issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

Chill in the air catch you by surprise? No problem! With the Early Frost Mittens pattern, your hands will stay warm while you’re out and about. A tight thermal stitch in a pretty design makes this the crochet mitten pattern of choice.

Weather can be fickle:

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One-Skein Crochet Wonders!

One-skein patterns are sometimes called “one-skein wonders,” and we think they deserve the moniker! It’s a wonder how many projects can be made from one skein of yarn. From sock yarn to worsted-weight or bulky yarn, we have patterns for that special skein that has been languishing in your stash for years.

Some of these fabulous

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Santa-approved crochet Christmas ornaments

The holidays are approaching, and we’re excited to decorate our homes with hand-made holiday delights.

Here at I Like Crochet, we have a wonderful selection of holiday ornament patterns, from whimsical to traditional—whatever style suits you. From glitzy holiday sparkle to vintage colors and motifs, adorn your tree with these gorgeous DIY holiday crafts.

Get holiday-ready with

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Keep Little Ones Warm with a Pocket Scarf

Children's Crochet Pocket Scarve Pattern

From: The October 2014 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Beginner

When the weather turns cool, send your kids off to school or out to play with the Children’s Crochet Pocket Scarf. This sweet scarf pattern keeps little hands warm on chilly days and looks adorable with its buttoned pockets on each end. And won’t the

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Christmas is coming! Crochet a lace doily with holiday spirit

From: The December 2014 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

One of the best things about being a crocheter is the opportunity to decorate for the holidays. Natasja King has designed an absolutely gorgeous lace doily that will bring holiday cheer to any table.

The Festive Lace Doily pattern is crocheted from a silk bamboo blend

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So Cute! Make Our Winter Hat Pattern Now

From: The December 2017 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

Pom-poms are hot right now—and let’s face it, pom-poms are always popular—so you’ll be in style when you wear the Hemlock Hat. The plush pom-pom sits atop a hat with a two-color Fair Isle stitch design featuring stylized hemlock trees. With this whimsical hat pattern,

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Start Crocheting for the Holidays Now

From: The December 2015 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

Handmade decorations make wonderful Christmas memories. They’re the ones that get handed down with stories about who made them and when: a child in kindergarten, a grandmother for her first grandchild, a parent and child crafting together. Why not make some memories of your own

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