Help us celebrate and indulge your sweet tooth the guilt-free way! As part of the Love of Crochet 5th birthday party, each prize pack includes a yummy hand-dyed skein of yarn from Delicious Yarns, as well as a scrumptious pattern for a the Groovy Cowl worked in the color Blueberry Fudge. Although the yarn itself […]

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Pattern of the Week: Bed Head Slouchy Hat

How do you improve on the perfection of a knit hat? You crochet it! Brenda K. B. Anderson has designed a hat that every man will love: the Bed Head Slouchy Hat. This gem in Love of Crochet Fall 2017 looks exactly like a knit cap! It’s amazing. The design has a couple of different […]

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Celebrate Love of Crochet’s 5th Birthday

Love of Crochet is 5 and we have some birthday surprises in store for you in the Fall 2017 issue. First up, a giveaway! Enter to win a goodie bag full of yarn, hooks, and patterns between July 18, 2017 and October 31, 2017. Second, you’ll love this issue’s Fun Finds if you’ve ever wanted […]

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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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Enter the Giveaway from Love of Crochet

We’ve got 5 prize packs up for grabs. Who wants one? Sign up to win and then tell all your friends. If one of them wins, I’m sure they’ll share the loot as a thank you. There are loads of goodies in each prize pack—enough to share with your crochet-loving buddies! Why a Giveaway? Love […]

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I love potlucks! I love the smorgasbord of food, and I look forward to finding my favorite dish there: deviled eggs. Someone’s usually kind enough to make them, and I always try to justify taking more than one (surely there’s someone in the group who doesn’t want theirs!). My boyfriend, on the other hand, hates […]

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The Making of Love of Crochet Fall 2017

Why do you buy crochet magazines? Is it solely for the patterns? I confess that for many years that was what enticed me to buy them. But as my love of crochet grew from a casual interest to an outright obsession, I found that I craved more. I longed for a magazine that I could […]

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Are some yarns seasonal? Is cotton better than wool for summer crochet? Susanna Tobias, project editor at Interweave, and I love to debate these deep yarn-related questions. More often than not, we disagree (respectfully, of course). And summer yarns are no exception. Susanna believes that yarn is seasonal (certain yarns are better for certain times […]

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