Crochet

Project of the Week: Berry and Pine Afghan

There are few projects that bring people together for the holidays quite like a crochet afghan. The Berry and Pine Afghan from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 is just…

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Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 is Here!

One winter day a couple of years ago, I was bundled up for a walk through the crisp Colorado snow to meet a friend for coffee in…

Corner to Corner Crochet Book
Interweave Crochet Fall 2018 Magazine
Venturesome Mittens Crochet Kit
The Art of Crochet Blankets Book

CROCHET TRENDS

5 Tips for Working the Suave Crochet Sweater Pattern!

Are you on the hunt for a classic crochet sweater pattern? The Suave Sweater from Interweave Crochet Fall 2018 is one of my favorites! Its cropped silhouette makes…

6 Steps for Planning Handmade Holiday Gifts PLUS a Free Calendar Download!

It’s that time of year. The rest of your family and friends can put off thinking about holiday gifts for a little while longer, but as a…

Yarn Substitution in Crochet

(To the tune of “Jingle Bells”) “Sub that yarn. Sub that yarn. Find one you like more.” If you like to use yarns other than those recommended…

Project of the Week: Berry and Pine Afghan

There are few projects that bring people together for the holidays quite like a crochet afghan. The Berry and Pine Afghan from Interweave Crochet Winter 2019 is just…

Crochet Ornaments Make Fun Holiday Gifts

For most crocheters, every day is “Make a Gift Day” this time of year, but on Dec. 3 there’s an unofficial holiday actually dedicated to handmade gifts.…

Hat Mods to Help You Get A-Head!

It’s almost time for the winter months, which means colder weather. To me, that means it’s almost hat season, and anyone who knows me knows that hats…

Make Last-Minute Gifts with the Most Wonderful Crochet Mittens Collection

You might be thinking that if you haven’t started on your handmade gifts yet, it’s too late to get them done this holiday season. That’s probably true…

How to Use Crochet Post Stitches to Create Color and Texture

You know that crochet post stitches are essential for creating crochet cables, but did you know they can also create color and texture in your crochet? Front post…

It’s Time! Register for Interweave Yarn Fest

As the year winds to an end, I start planning my calendar for next year. At the top of the list, you’ll find all of the upcoming…

What’s New for Interweave Yarn Fest 2019

Interweave Yarn Fest is back for its 5th year in 2019! With 4 years under our belt, you might think we’ve settled into a routine, but we…

Sentimental Musings About a Crocheted Cape

Fair warning: if you’re the sentimental type, you might need tissues when reading this post. I’m about to drivel on about a crocheted cape. I’m a lover…

How to Read a Crochet Chart

When you see a crochet chart, what is your reaction? Do you smile and think, “Hooray! Less text for me to read!” Or do you shudder mentally…

Happy Thanksgiving! Plus Free Pattern for Terrence the Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Interweave! We are so grateful for you, our readers. Your subscriptions and support allow us to do what we do,…

Happy Hand Turkey Thanksgiving!

As an ode to Thanksgiving, some Interweave staff got together and cranked out serious hand turkey action. They went beyond the construction paper angle, and included fiber along with many other…

Recovering From a Food Coma? 5 Crochet Afghan Patterns to Cuddle Up With!

You’ve spent the whole day cooking and the last part of the day eating, and all you want to do to recover from that food coma is…

The Perfect Project to Learn Extended Single Crochet!

What is the extended single crochet stitch? Great question! The extended single crochet, or esc, is very similar to the single crochet but has just one small…

Check Out These Colorful Crochet Books for Fall!

Are you feeling inspired by the Mandala Cushion from Interweave Crochet Fall 2018? If you can’t get enough of colorful crochet motifs, you’ll want to check out…

What to Do with All Those Swatches? The Interweave Team Has Some Ideas!

You’ve heard our advice over and over again: Always swatch before launching into a project! Swatching will help you learn how to work with the yarn and…

Customized Crochet Home Décor!

Are you getting your home ready for holiday guests? If you’re looking for that special something to make your home pop (and show off your impressive crochet…

A Year in Books: The 2018 Crochet Titles You Need Now!

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is almost over. Just as quickly as spring and summer breezed by, fall will be gone in a flash, and, all…