Crochet

Crochet Swatches: To Swatch or Not To Swatch

To swatch or not to swatch? It’s a question I ask myself before I begin a new project. I know what the right answer is–swatch. But it’s…

tapestry crochet

4 Variations on Single Crochet for Tapestry Crochet

Tapestry crochet is a color-changing technique that allows you to work a single row of stitches in more than one color. Using this technique lets you create…

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4 Variations on Single Crochet for Tapestry Crochet

Tapestry crochet is a color-changing technique that allows you to work a single row of stitches in more than one color. Using this technique lets you create…

A Great Old Mexican Yarn: The Story of Hilos Omega

You can almost hear the sounds and smell the aromas of old Mexico as Marina Sampietro talks about her family’s business, Hilos Omega, or Omega Yarn, which…

Project of the Week: Columbine Scarf

When I’m looking to infuse a little bit of the handmade life into my summer wardrobe, I often turn to one of my scarves for something pretty…

In a Snit Because That Sweater Won’t Fit? Check Out Our Crochet Garment Design Workshop

You’ve spent days, weeks, even months crocheting that beautiful sweater. Then you try it on and are torn between bursting into tears and setting the damn thing…

Crochet Swatches: To Swatch or Not To Swatch

To swatch or not to swatch? It’s a question I ask myself before I begin a new project. I know what the right answer is–swatch. But it’s…

Crocheting in America

I love crochet almost as much as I love America—both for many reasons. One reason is that everything will always look beautiful to someone no matter the…

A New Slant on Crochet Slip-Stitch

A confusing part of crochet for beginners and experienced stitchers alike is where (under which loops or around which posts) to make the next stitch. But what…

Project of the Week: Jasmine Flower Dress

In nearly every issue of Interweave Crochet, I find a pattern that actually takes my breath away. I first saw Alla Koval’s Jasmine Flower Dress while peeking…

Create Crochet V-stitches and Crochet Shell Stitches

Crochet shell stitches and crochet v-stitches, you have probably read about them in the stitch guides and seen them in some of your favorite crochet patterns. But…

Filet Crochet a Sweater for all Seasons

This time of year the temperatures can vary quite a lot. The morning chill yields to the warming rays of the sun by afternoon. This is when…

5 Interweave Crochet Patterns You’ll Love from 2018

2018 will go down in the annals of Interweave Crochet history as the year of the crochet unicorn head, but there’s so much more to love from…

Crochet Ten Tank Tops from One Pattern

The cover of Interweave Crochet Summer 2019 proudly claims that the issue contains “17 Stylish Projects You Can’t Put Down,” but in truth, this issue is packed…

Pattern of the Week: One Crochet Tank Three Awesome Options

Basics are a key part of any well-stocked wardrobe, but anyone who’s spent an hour trying on t-shirts and tanks at Target knows that not all basics…

Spotting Trends at the TNNA Summer Trade Show

The National Needle Arts Association descended on Cleveland, OH over this past weekend. The TNNA trade show is an event where yarn companies and other knitting suppliers…

Learn How to Crochet a Buttonhole

Is the Shadow Purple Top from Interweave Crochet Summer 2019 on your crochet queue? I’m. In. Love! This lacy crochet top has cap sleeves, a stunning lacy…

Tunisian Crochet: A Technique That Keeps Giving!

The great Tunisian crochet battle between two of Interweave’s finest crocheters, Dana Bincer and Susanna Tobias, inspired me to delve into the treasure troves of Tunisian literature…

Learn How to Filet Crochet

Have you ever tried filet crochet? If you haven’t, I’ll help you start your first project today! If you have, we have a couple of projects you…

Spring Into Summer With 5 Perfect Crochet Projects

The weather in both spring and summer can be unpredictable. Since this is unfortunately true in many parts of the world, it behooves us to be as…

Crochet Rag Rug: The Art of the Home

When I told my grandmother that I was writing about crochet rag rugs as an example of something simple yet lovely to make from old fabric—clothes or…

Pattern of the Week: Vintage Pink Tank

If you’re anything like me, you are ready for summer. No more of this hot-one-day/ cold-the-next craziness—bring on the sun! Along with this desire to see the…