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

Classic striped crochet hat – make it now!


From: The December 2015 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Easy

Everyone needs a simple striped crochet hat, and this one is full of interesting details. You’ll crochet stripes in two colors with a wide, ribbed brim that folds up and is topped with a pom pom—just the thing to add a touch of whimsy to

Read More

Crochet an Amigurumi Panda Today

From: The February 2018 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Easy

What’s black and white a cute all over? A panda bear! From their roly-poly bodies to their perfectly round ears to their black-rimmed eyes, pandas charm with their appearance and antics. But this Bear-y In Love Panda Amigurumi is special, because he (or she) only

Read More

Learn to Crochet with Beginner Patterns

Learning to crochet will open up a world of creativity, and I Like Crochet is here to help! We have a wonderful collection of beginner patterns that will help you develop skills as you become comfortable with the craft.

Create beautiful things as you discover the joy of crochet!

Why not practice your stitches on the

Read More

Total Texture! Make This Slouch Hat Now

From: The October 2017 issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate

It’s snowing! When snowflakes flurry, you’ll want to run outside and catch some with your tongue. But don’t forget your First Snowfall Slouch Hat. This popular crochet pattern combines stitches in a way that’s as unique as a snowflake.

This slouchy hat stays in place

Read More

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

Read More

5 Dishcloth Patterns—Perfect for Beginners!

From: The June 2015 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Beginner

Here’s the perfect crochet project for anyone who wants to work up a quick pattern that’s pretty and useful. The Bumps and Bobbles Dishcloth Set pattern gives you five projects in one. All the cloths are the same size, yet use slightly different stitches so

Read More

Make a Colorful Mandala Burst Pillow Now

Mandala Burst Pillow

From: The April 2017 Issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Intermediate


Bohemian style is all the rage! Just look in any catalog, on Pinterest, or home-décor website and you’ll see this trend everywhere. Characterized by jewel tones, batik prints, and crochet and macramé accessories, “Boho chic” has a distinctly artistic flair.

The Mandala Burst Pillow crochet pattern brings

Read More

Too Precious! Corner-to-Corner Baby Blanket

From: The August 2014 Issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Beginner

Nothing welcomes a new baby better than a cuddly, snuggly crochet baby blanket. So when there’s a baby on the way, reach for the Baby Corner to Corner Crochet Blanket pattern. Not only is this pattern easy to make, but also the corner-to-corner crochet

Read More

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,

Read More

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!


Read More