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

Crochet a Vintage Style Kitchen Set

From: The August 2017 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Easy; Intermediate

Patchwork quilts and braided rugs, white ironstone pitchers and copper kettles. These household items are what come to mind when you think of farmhouse style in the 1800s. And the Americana Kitchen Set pays tribute to that aesthetic—and the creative and industrious women of

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Spring Home Décor: Crochet Blooming Pillow Cover

From: The April 2018 Issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Beginner

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

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75+ Stylish Scarf Patterns You’ll Adore

When the wind blows and the snow falls, there’s nothing like wrapping yourself in the warmth of a handmade scarf. The coziness brings a sense of calm and well-being that is so satisfying, especially when you’ve crocheted the scarf yourself.

Here at I Like Crochet, we have the scarf you’re looking for—actually, we have a bunch

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DIY Lacy Crochet Tote for Your Summer Vacation!

From: The June 2017 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

Are you planning a beach vacation? We’ve got the perfect bag to take along—the Weekend Escape Tote!

Sharon Ballsmith’s design is both beautiful and practical. She used a shell stitch to design this bag, which is super sturdy and stretchy; just what you need when you’re

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Make this Dreamy Afghan with Freeform Crochet

From: The April 2018 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Advanced

Blue skies! That’s what people say when anything is possible and there are no barriers. Can you imagine crocheting with no barriers, creating a design as you go? That’s what freeform crochet is all about, and this Dare to Dream Afghan project helps you make

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Go Bananas for These Charming Crochet Keychains!

From: The June 2018 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Intermediate

Looking for a small crochet project that packs a lot of punch? You’ve found it in the Fruitful Purse Flair pattern. This set of fruit-inspired amigurumi keychains will add flair to any purse, backpack, or tote—instantly!

If you thought amigurumi only came in animal forms, then

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Lime Breeze Crochet Scarf Pattern

From: The June 2016 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Easy

Anyone who’s spent time at the beach knows that the breeze can get pretty cool at night, and that’s where the Lime Breeze Scarf comes in. Its openwork stitch pattern has just the right amount of warmth for chilly evenings.

Crocheted lace is worked in a

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Cuteness Overload! 5 Amigurumi Patterns

Dear Crocheter,

What’s cute, cuddly, crocheted, and sure to make you smile? Amigurumi! Amigurumi patterns have captivated crocheters for years now, and the designs have only become more inventive and adorable. Amigurumi can take the form of animate or inanimate objects, but whether you crochet a forest animal, a fanciful creature, or a rainbow in the

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Make a Flirty Crochet Skirt Today

From: The February 2018 Issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Easy

The Capri Skirt pattern is the pattern you’ve been waiting for. Flouncy, bold, stylish—this skirt has it all! And best of all? It’s easy to crochet.

The Capri Skirt looks as bright and fun as a summer day in the pattern colors shown. But change the

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5+ Must-Have Crochet Secrets from the Experts

Dear Crocheter,

Do you want to take your crochet projects from good to great? We’re here for you! Each issue of I Like Crochet features several how-to articles from your favorite designers and crochet experts. We learn something new with every issue, too. There’s so much to know about our beloved craft—it’s a life-long learning opportunity!


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