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Criss Cross Crochet Shells Throw

From: The February 2015 Issue of I Like Crochet

Skill level: Easy


“Beautiful!” “Easy!” and “Very pretty!”—that’s what people who’ve made the Criss Cross Crochet Shells Throw say. And, can you blame them? Not only does this afghan pattern feature delicate shells and pretty shades of pink, but it’s a cinch to create!

If you’ve never tried the shell

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So Trendy! 19+ Amigurumi Patterns

Dear Crocheter,

Amigurumi, the Japanese art of creating small, stuffed toys, is adorably cute. Combining the Japanese words for “crocheted” and “stuffed doll,” “amigurumi” basically means “crocheted friend.” How fun!

Crocheters create all kinds of amigurumi, from animals to food to their favorite superheroes or sci-fi characters. The sky’s the limit for this cute craft.

Some of our

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19 Must-Make Christmas Crochet Patterns

Holiday 2018 Issue

The holidays are quickly approaching, but don’t get your tinsel in a tangle—we’ve got you covered!

As a special holiday bonus for our subscribers, I Like Crochet brings you 19 Must-Make Christmas Crochet Patterns. This special bonus holiday issue is packed with ideas for brightening your holidays with crochet goodness, from ornaments to gifts to décor.

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Don’t Miss This Easy Sock Pattern

From: The February 2017 Issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Easy

Socks are so much fun to make—and wear—and the Relaxing Socks pattern delivers on both. If you’ve never crocheted socks before, you’ll love it. If socks are already part of your crochet repertoire, this will become one of your favorite patterns.

The pretty stitches and sassy

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Delightfully Warm Crochet for Frightfully Cold Days!

Dear Crocheter,

The wind is blowing and the snow is swirling—it’s time to wrap up in warm, inviting crochet! As crocheters, it’s one of the best times of the year. We get out our handmade sweaters, scarves, hats, and mittens and pack our closet with cold-weather wear; the beautiful crocheted pillows and afghans come out to

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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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