April 2019: Table of Contents

Flowers are blooming, grass is turning green, birds are singing again ― spring is finally here! That means there’s no better time than the present to incorporate some fun new pieces into your wardrobe. In this exciting issue, we’ve compiled some of our boldest designs to date including the Bright and Early Hexagon Pillow, Sleep Bright Blanket and the adorable Social Butterfly Sweater. For an added touch of elegance, don’t miss the striking patterns featured in the Scallop into Spring and Filet Crochet sections. Whether you’re searching for a pattern with a fresh take on scallops or just can’t get enough of the popular filet crochet, we have plenty of gorgeous patterns to choose from —cardigans, clutches, tops, scarves — you name it! And we haven’t forgotten about Easter. Crochet your little one (or grandchild) the incredibly cute Petunia the Pillow Buddy Bunny — it’s more than a toy; it’s also a pillow! For fans of vintage-inspired patterns, the Duck, Duck, Goose! Baby Blanket is one you won’t want to miss. Crochet it for any nursery that’s hungry for some old-school springtime charm. Happy Crocheting,

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Imagine this: you grab your favorite pair of jeans and discover there’s a huge rip in them – and not the kind that could pass for the on-trend distressed jeans either. What do you do? It’s time to toss them, right? The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Read More 


Step out of your comfort zone and experiment with crochet patches. Add this easy flower to any piece of clothing to try your hand at upcycling with crochet! Read More 


Join Jen Lucas as we dive into the basics of crochet with the second part of this series. Refresh your skills or pass along to a friend who would love to learn how to crochet as these videos are simple and easy to follow. Hit refresh and learn from these quick and easy tutorials. Read More 


In this new series, we're asking designers all of your most pressing crochet questions. Hear what they have to say and feel free to chime in with your answers too! Read More 


With spring on its way and the feeling that 2019 is just getting started, we wanted to highlight the patterns and yarn that match Pantone’s Color of the Year: Living Coral. While we wait for warmer days and the sun to come out, Living Coral makes its presence known in a variety of our past patterns. Seeing all of these designs together for the first time, we can see why this vibrant shade has captured our hearts for a very long time. We’re just glad that the color is finally getting the spotlight it deserves. Read More 



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