Your 5 Favorite Projects from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019!

As editors, we love watching the latest issue go up on Ravelry and seeing the projects that resonate the most with our readers. We love every project in the issue, and sometimes we know exactly which projects will make you grab the hook first; sometimes you surprise us. We thought you’d love all the projects in Interweave Crochet Winter 2019, and it looks like you do! Here are the projects people are most excited to stitch up first.

Credit: Harper Point Photography

Credit: Harper Point Photography

1. Berry and Pine Afghan by Melinda Miller

This stunning afghan pattern combines hexagons and popcorn stitches into a fun fabric that’s oh-so cozy and warm. The red, green, and cream color scheme hints at the Christmas holiday, without going over the top. This one is easy to change up colors, too. Check out all the amazing options that Paintbox Yarns (affiliate link) has to offer!

Credit: Harper Point Photography

Credit: Harper Point Photography

2. Après-Ski Poncho by Amy Gunderson

If you’re in the mood to make a crochet garment this winter but want to avoid all the shaping, seaming, and inserting of sleeves that come with most garments, this is the project you’ll want to try. Its simple, boxy shape combines with a lovely, textured stitch pattern that looks great on just about everyone. With the bulky-weight yarn (affiliate link), you might even finish this project in a weekend!

Credit: Harper Point Photography

Credit: Harper Point Photography

3. Nordic Tapestry Pouch by Brenda K.B. Anderson

This adorable, little pouch could store a range of your favorite things. It’s a great bag for makeup or notions, and it will be so much fun to make. Use tapestry crochet through the back loops to create its Nordic-inspired patterning. And if you’re interested in learning how tapestry crochet got its start, pick up Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 for an entire article on the history of crochet!

Credit: Harper Point Photography

Credit: Harper Point Photography

4. Granny Hexagon Bag by Jennifer Olivarez

This stunning bag turns the classic granny motif into a hexagon. Add some shaping and leather handles, and you’ll take this bag with you everywhere you go. The two colors and filler motifs give this bag dimension and style. This project is also inspired by the historical article in the Winter issue. Be sure to check it out to see just how old the granny square pattern really is!

Credit: Harper Point Photography

Credit: Harper Point Photography

5. Balsam Pullover by Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby

Of course, this beautiful cover project has to be on this list! This stunning sweater uses linen stitch to achieve lovely fit and drape and crochet ribbing for the sweater’s thick cuffs and turtleneck. This is a cozy sweater you’ll want to stay cuddled up in all winter long, so you better get started now!

How about you? Did your favorite project from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 make this list? If not, head on over to Ravelry and add some hearts to your favorite project from the issue!

Happy Stitching!
Sara

(Featured Image: The Granny Hexagon Bag from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 | Credit: Harper Point Photography)


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