February 2020: Table of Contents

Another year means another chance to make some pretty impressive patterns. And we promise, this issue won’t disappoint. Start by sprucing up your home, corner to corner, with five brand new C2C designs, featuring a rug, basket, pillow, scarf and a stunning geometric afghan complete with tassels. Did we mention they’re all made with the softest-ever Red Heart Yarn? If you haven’t tried crocheting with chenille yarn, now is your time to start. Get inspired with our cozy chenille section, boasting the perfect oversized cardi (on the cover), a simple headband, a velvet pillow and the cutest, easiest pattern ever: The Kylie Scrunchie (I’m wearing one as I’m writing this). Bursting with cozy winter projects, updated items for the home, and incredibly cozy blankets you won’t want to miss, this issue has something for everyone. Plus, revisits last year’s favorite patterns with our round up 2019’s top 50 designs. Happy crocheting,

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It’s that time of year again: we’ve looked through all our data and compiled the most popular crochet patterns from 2019, and this year’s list will not disappoint. Full of projects for the bold hearted, this roundup boasts daring designs packed with fearless color choices and adventurous accents. From classic pillows and cozy cardigans, to beautiful hats, scarves and tees, this list covers it all. Read More 


The Mollie Cowl uses the crossed half double crochet stitch to achieve this cozy diagonal look. Designed with beginners in mind, this is a quick project that’s great to have on hand and to use up yarn as well. Read More 


Pantone announced the color of 2020 just in time for the new year. Classic Blue, according to Pantone, instills calm, confidence and connection. They describe it as a color that “highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation … as we cross the threshold into a new era.” At I Like Crochet, we have always loved blue, and over the years, designers have gravitated towards this color naturally, creating an array of beautiful blue designs. Read More 


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