POW: The Tide Pool Tank

Is it hot where you are? If you’re in the United States, I’m guessing the answer is YES. It’s been hot as heck here in northern Colorado lately, which always turns my thoughts to floaty dresses and loose tops and breathable fibers (and also cool breezes and swimming and cold drinks on patios . . […]

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Christmas in July with the Merry Moose

Though I can crochet all kinds of things, amigurumi defeats me. I really struggle to sew all the tiny parts together, let alone attaching pieces symmetrically. Often I’ve simply created a mess of yarn and crochet when it’s all done. Amigurumi has always been something I’ve wanted to be good at, it just never worked […]

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Crochet Art: Painting with Yarn

It was thanks to a girl that Pat Ahern learned both knitting and crochet. He wanted to impress someone he had a crush on by giving her a handmade item, so he asked his mom to teach him. He didn’t get the girl, but he did fall in love with needlework. It wasn’t an easy […]

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Swing Into Summer Crochet Style!

Hammock—the very word evokes images of relaxing on the beach or in a shaded backyard. Along with these images come thoughts of laughter as you watch friends and family try to climb on without rolling off! What would make this experience even better? Perhaps a glass of iced tea atop a coaster on a small […]

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Love of Crochet Celebrates 5 Years

Birthdays are super fun to celebrate. We get to party and reminisce about the good old days. Like, remember when Love of Crochet first appeared on newsstands in the spring of 2012? Remember how awesome it was to find a crochet magazine that finally included all the different types of projects we want to crochet, […]

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WWDD? 5 Crochet Ideas for Summer Weddings

It’s wedding season! I have so many lovely friends (and all-time favorite people) getting married this summer, which always makes me think of projects I can crochet for the happy couple. Wedding related crochet projects are so much fun to make and filled with so much love. There are so many fun things to make […]

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A few weeks ago I had a bag of leftover Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light sitting on my desk that was begging for a reason to be used. When I saw my colleague crocheting up a swatch of the Atomic Hat, a project heavy with cables, I zeroed in on a major crochet opportunity. Eureka! I […]

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