Crocheters and knitters love to tinker as they make sweaters. Pull up any pattern page on Ravelry and you can see a long list of design mods. Switching seamed to seamless, adding waist shaping, morphing a cardigan into a pullover—we go way beyond adjusting sleeve length. Truly committed sweater engineers especially love turning construction methods […]

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Happy National Dance Like a Chicken Day!

Happy National Dance Like a Chicken Day! If you didn’t know May 14th was National Dance Like a Chicken Day, now you do! And if you need a chicken to dance with, check out Mrs. Chicken designed by Vicki Square from Knit & Crochet Toys 2017! This chicken is quick to make, with a cute […]

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Yarn Leftovers: Mandala Wall Hanging

I always find myself struggling to use up the tiny bits of yarn that are left over after a project. I tried using them as decoration, but nothing quite satisfied my need to use every last little bit of yarn. Sometimes it’s just hard to have fantastic yarn not pass over your crochet hook. If […]

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Having Fun with Supersize Crochet

I’m jumping in on this blog hop because we are all so excited about the new Supersize Crochet by Sarah Shrimpton over here at Interweave. So many people have fallen in love with this book! Have you seen the posts from Moogly, or Lazy Daisy Jones? I can’t wait to read the upcoming posts from Crochet […]

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Dora Ohrenstein’s Budding Headband from Interweave Crochet Spring 2017 is a favorite this season as the weather starts to warm. It’s not only fun and quick to make, but also versatile. Try out these 5 fantastic hairstyles with your own Budding Headband. 1.     Down with Curls I love using this headband to tame my hair on […]

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I love this new kit! And if you love crochet mandalas, you’ll love it too! The DIY Crochet Mandala Wall Hanging Kit includes the book Modern Crochet Mandalas with more than 50 colorful motifs to crochet as well as the special mandala issue of Love of Crochet Spring 2017. The issue features so many innovative […]

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Crochet Kimonos are Always in Fashion

I enjoy following fashion trends, and kimono silhouette is a trend I love! In fact, iconic kimonos inspired a story’s worth of lovely projects in Interweave Crochet Spring 2017: check out Contemporary Cardigans We see the kimono’s influence on fashion far and wide, but there is something about a crochet kimono that makes it extra […]

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Have you seen our newest kit? The Ghost Ranch Shawlette Kit is a favorite here at Interweave. We make the shawl, we wear the shawl, and then we convince all its admirers to make it, too. My office-mate is working on the Ghost Ranch Shawlette next to me as I write this! The kit includes […]

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