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

Free Crochet Ear Saver Pattern

These crocheted ear savers are a wonderful way to allow a wearer of a mask to lift the straps of the mask up and off of the ears.  Often prolonged mask wearing can cause ear irritation and soreness…ear savers to the rescue!  These ear savers are not only helpful, they’re pretty too!  Crochet some in bright colors and add the lovely scallop for an extra touch!

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The #1 Crochet Jacket You’ll Wear ALL Winter Long

So many color choices—so much style

The Flying Geese Jacket is a cozy crocheted cardigan-style jacket that will keep off the chill all season. With its striking slanted shell pattern, this jacket is a show-stopper you’ll reach for again and again!

Your hook will fly through this project; the stitch pattern is addicting and rhythmic. “Just one

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Get simple crochet patterns now


Easy crochet patterns don’t have to be boring. Whether you’re a beginning crocheter or just looking for something relaxing and simple, we have a treasure trove of marvelous project ideas! Easy crochet patterns are available for a huge variety of accessories, garments, and home décor. How about starting off with a fabulous bag?

Amanda Saladin’s Allons-y

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GASP! Jaw-Dropping Crochet Top

Lovely, lacy, and cool!

Freshen your look with this light and swingy Dancing Dolman Diamond Top. Pretty and flattering on just about everyone, this pattern combines two lace motifs you’ll love to crochet and wear.

The Dancing Dolman Diamond Top looks great worn over a tank or cami, as well as by itself. Worked in pima cotton,

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15 Exclusive Winter Wonders to Crochet Now

Spring may not be here yet, but it’s on the way, and the projects in the latest issue of I Like Crochet will have you ready when it gets here and keep you warm until it does.

Welcome to the February 2021 edition of I Like Crochet! Though we’re still deep into winter, the days are

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Stunning! Denver Sunset Shawl


There’s a reason why people stand in awe of sunsets. The changing colors—from blues, to purples, to pinks, oranges, and golds—never cease to amaze. Well, you can capture the wondrous colors of a sunset—and wear them, too—with the Denver Sunset Shawl.

Sunsets on the mountains, like the stately Rockies, are even more spectacular because the colors

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The 25 Crochet Patterns You Loved the Most in 2020

Blankets, beanies, cozies, cowls, scrunchies, and scarves. They’re all on our list of the best patterns from this year. How many of them did you make? Join the I Like Crochet Gold Club today and get your collection of our most popular projects!

It’s so hard to believe a new year is just around the corner!

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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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This Criss Cross Crochet Shells Throw is SO Popular!

Criss Cross Crochet Shells Throw

“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 crochet stitch, this is your chance to learn. It’s

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