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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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Your June 2020 Issue of I Like Crochet Magazine is Ready

Looking for the perfect summer accessory? The Sunset Breeze Crescent Lace Shawl completes any outfit with style. Get the pattern, and hundreds more, when you join the I Like Crochet Gold Club today!

Dear Crochet Creator,

As spring rolls into summer this June, we hope you are

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The PERFECT Crochet Bag for Spring

“Allons-y” is French for “let’s go,” which is what you’ll want to do when you finish this bag. It’s large enough to be an overnight bag, your new crochet bag, or even a carry on for your Summer trip!

Amanda Saladin’s Allons-y Bag pairs two-color granny square trim with single and double crochet to make a

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Crochet this stylish jacket today

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 more row…” will become your

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Too Precious! Corner-to-Corner Baby Blanket

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 design allows you to adjust the blanket’s size.

The corner-to-corner stitch pattern

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27+ Shawls and Ponchos That Are HOURS of Fun!

Wrapping up in a handmade shawl or poncho is one of the perks of being a crocheter: not only can we enjoy creating the project, but also we can showcase our special creations by wearing them! Crocheted ponchos and shawls are a cold weather staple because of the versatility: dress them up when you head

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Wedding Weekend Essential: Have & to Hold Lacy Mitts

Brides want to wear the most beautiful and special things on their wedding day, and the To Have & to Hold Lacy Mitts ticks both boxes.

These delicate, lacy fingerless mitts are simply perfection. They pair columns of lace with single and double-crochet panels, set off with a single crochet cuff and finishing with a scalloped

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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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Crochet This Lacy Top For Spring

Spring is nature’s way of saying “let’s party”—and you’ll be ready 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.

You know how it is in the warmer months—you often need a light top when a cooling

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