How to Experiment with Your Crochet Hat

When I’m crocheting a project, it seems like one of two things always happens: either I end up playing yarn chicken (when you’re almost finished with a project and you’re not sure if the end of the project or the end of the yarn will come first) or I end up with a whole lot […]

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Sleeveless tops are all the rage every summer, and with good reason: when it’s hot and sticky outside, no one wants sleeves clinging to their arms and making them hotter! Well, not only does the Saltwater Top from Interweave Crochet Summer 2018 not have sleeves, but the sides are completely open, allowing for maximum airflow! […]

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Few things are more versatile than a wrap. What else can you place around various parts of your body to add style? Just think of the many ways you can use a wrap: as a sarong, a scarf, a stole, a shrug . . . the possibilities are almost endless!. You could even style it […]

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Pattern of the Week: Blue-on-Blue Sweater

Summer sweater. I always thought that phrase was a contradiction in terms. I mean, who wants to wear something that’s going to make you sweat during the summer? However, once I checked out the sweaters in Interweave Crochet Summer 2018, I knew there was at least one I needed to add to my queue: the Blue-on-Blue […]

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Summer nights can be chilly! When the sun starts sinking slowly in the west, it’s time for the crochet shawls to come out to play. If you’re looking for a summer accessory you can complete in no time, you’ll definitely want to check out the Summer Breeze Shawl kit. This cuddly wrap will be done […]

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Enamel Pins You’ll Get Stuck On

We crocheters are proud of our crafting skills. It doesn’t matter what yarn, type of hook, or pattern we use: when we finish a project, we’ll proudly take pictures and tell everyone we know “I made this!” But what happens if you don’t have a project with you? Is there still a way for you […]

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Crochet Flowers to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Hello and welcome to our first bilingual blog post! Today and for the next week we are preparing to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. How are we going to celebrate it? We are going to make flowers in various colors—brilliant colors that are going to put light in the gray days of spring. The best part […]

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Broomstick lace, also known as jiffy lace or the peacock stitch, creates a lacy fabric that can be used for just about anything.  In the case of the Oakley Top from Interweave Crochet Spring 2018, Natasha Robarge used broomstick lace to design a lacy tee that’s perfect for spring and summer. Even if you’re new to […]

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Whether you’re working in standard or Tunisian crochet, you’ve probably come across extended stitches. These stitches provide a little more bang for your buck no matter what type of project you’re working. Instead of becoming part of a project that ends up with a dense fabric, extended stitches create more of an open fabric, which […]

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