11 Crochet Jokes for Talk Like a Pirate Day

Today be a special type of holiday. It be Talk Like a Pirate Day, matey. Arrr! Susanna Tobias, first mate of the hooked crew at Interweave, has written some yarns for all ye landlubber crochet hook wielding fiends. If these don’t make you laugh deep in yer belly, we’ll make her walk the plank! 1. […]

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Tunisian Crochet Workshop Sneak Peek

Ever wondered what Tunisian crochet is and how to get started? Tunisian Crochet Workshop will help you on your way to mastering Tunisian crochet with step-by-step instructions, easy-to-follow stitch patterns, and 12 stunning projects. Tunisian Crochet Workshop is bursting with color, fun motifs, and stylish projects to make for the home. It’s hard to look […]

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Creating Cables with Post Stitches

Cabled projects are the perfect crochet projects for Fall, which is why they get so much love in our Fall issues! We have an entire series of projects devoted to crochet cables in Interweave Crochet Fall 2017 plus an all-new crochet cable technique that looks knitted! This article by Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby originally appeared in our Fall […]

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Solid Verses Striped Yarn—1 Cowl 2 Ways or More

How will a pattern look crocheted in a solid-colored yarn verses a striped yarn? No doubt we all ponder that question while flipping through a magazine or shopping for yarn. It can be very challenging to visualize how a striped yarn will pool or play across a project. The easiest thing to do is to […]

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5 Fall Hat Projects to Make (and Maybe Felt)

Can you believe fall is just around the corner? Soon the leaves will be falling and we’ll all have to bundle up before heading outside. Fortunately, there’s a double holiday to help you prepare for the cold. Commemorate Make a Hat Day and National Felt Hat Day on September 15 by crocheting a hat or […]

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10 Reasons Crocheters Love Pin Loom Weaving

Adventurous, curious, yet easygoing—these are all words that come to mind when I think about crocheters. We love learning something new, because we don’t stress out about the learning process. If you love to crochet, I think you’ll enjoy learning to weave on a pin loom. (Perhaps I’m biased since I’m a crocheter and pin […]

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WWDD? 7 Crochet Projects for Football Season

Football season is crochet season! Long games are a great time to work on crochet projects. But what types of patterns are best to crochet while rooting for your team? A great pattern needs to have a few qualities: it can’t be too complicated (because your attention will need to be on the game), it […]

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27 Uses for Wool Wash (Besides Washing Wool)

Once you dive into the wonderful world of yarn and fiber—whether as a spinner, knitter, crocheter, needleworker, or weaver—you learn that many handcrafted projects can’t handle machine-washing or dry cleaning. Maybe the agitation of a home washing machine or dry cleaning machine would destroy the item’s delicate structure, shrink the item, or compress all the […]

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POW: Fall River Shawl

Interweave Crochet Fall 2017 is packed full of fantastic projects you need for fall! Check out one of our favorites: the Fall River Shawl by Lisa Naskrent. If you were one of the many stitchers who loved Lisa’s Water Lily Shawl from Interweave Crochet Spring 2016, this crochet shawl is for you. This is her […]

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