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The Granny Square Collection: 14 Popular Crochet Patterns

The Granny Square is one of the staples in the world of crochet. But even though this is one of the most traditional patterns, it’s anything but old and stale. Granny squares change with the times, and today’s Granny Square embraces color and fun. The 14 patterns here are modern takes on this classic style.

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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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Learn a New Stitch! Bavarian Crochet Tutorial

When you’re looking for a crochet stitch that has dimension, texture, and style, look no further than the beautiful Bavarian stitch. Traditionally worked in two or more colors, the Bavarian stitch is perfect for afghans, purses, shawls, baby blankets, table runners, and any other project that demands the “wow” factor.

Bavarian is a favorite among crocheters

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Shell Stitch Summer Tank Top

Imagine walking along the shoreline on a summer day and suddenly something in the sand catches your eye—a blue jewel revealed by the receding surf. It’s a piece of seaglass! Of course, you rush to pick it up and add this beauty to your collection. Well, the Seaglass Tank is so attractive you’ll want to

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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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The Sierra Swoncho Is The Project You Need Right Now

Spring is that special time of year when it could be warm one minute and chilly the next. This is just the project for the weather. This pattern, and hundreds more, are yours when you join the I Like Crochet Gold Club today!

Dear Crochet Crafter,

Swoncho? No, that’s not a typo. The swoncho is part sweater,

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1 Skein. 5 Patterns for When You’re Stuck Indoors.

Dear Crocheter,

Yarn has such appeal. If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for a great new yarn (preferably at a great deal). Perhaps you, like me, find yourself with a growing pile of single skeins—some bought for their potential for future projects; others left over from bigger projects.

Well, there’s no need for those

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The August Issue is Here Now!

Your June 2020 Issue of I Like Crochet Magazine is Ready

Looking for your very first crochet project? Or do you want to challenge yourself with an advanced-level pattern? Don’t miss the latest edition of I Like Crochet.

Dear Crochet Creator,

Welcome to the August 2020 edition of I Like Crochet! This is the season of fireflies, cold

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Don’t Miss This Easy Sock Pattern

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 stripes will make you want to show off these socks—and

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