Pattern of the Week: Christmas Cables for All!

Cables just fit this time of year. Whether you see them on blankets, sweaters, scarves, mittens, or hats, it seems like they’re everywhere—including on the cover of the Winter 2017 issue of Love of Crochet. Kristen TenDyke used an awesome yarn to create a crochet hat and mittens set that’s perfect for keeping your head […]

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How to Make a Crochet Hat Liner

If you’re like me, you have several winter hats in varying degrees of warmth. You wear some when you’re chilly but not too cold and others when you’re facing 12 feet of snow. But what if you want to wear one of the lighter hats on a freezing day? How can you take a beloved […]

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Faux Fur Crochet? Fur Sure!

It’s Faux Fur Friday! Even if your name isn’t Cruella de Vil, chances are you like the feel of fur, faux or otherwise. On Faux Fur Friday, you’re welcome to pet, caress, stroke, etc. all the faux fur yarn your heart desires. In fact, we’ve put together a list of crochet projects that use faux […]

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Deck The Halls with Crochet Gift Ideas!

It’s Thanksgiving! In my family, that means we get together to 1) give thanks for the blessings we’ve been given, 2) eat, and 3) plan gift making/buying strategies. This year, as you try to get comfortable after the food you’ve eaten way too much of, why not pick up a crochet hook and start on […]

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Quick Crochet Projects for Holiday Hosts

Headed to someone’s house for the holidays? Don’t arrive empty-handed! There’s no better way to thank holiday hosts for their hospitality than to crochet something special. To help kick-start your planning, we’ve compiled a list of 8 quick crochet projects perfect for any holiday host. We can’t wait to get started! 1. Warm Woolen Mittens […]

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Pick Up a Hook and Crochet a Stuffed Animal!

There’s just something about stuffed animals that makes us smile. In honor of all the plushies that have ever made us smile, we celebrate Plush Animal Lover’s Day—a day when it’s perfectly fine to hug your favorite plush animal, no matter your age. Crochet stuffed animals are even more loveable because someone took a lot […]

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6 Hats to Cap Off Your Halloween

Although it’s hard to believe, fall is already here and Halloween is just around the corner! That means it’s the perfect time to create a funky hat for your munchkins. Perhaps you’re looking for inspiration for a Halloween costume, or you just want a hat that helps your kid stand out from the crowd. Either […]

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