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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Coffee + Crochet = Bliss

Today is a day celebrated by caffeine addicts the world over—it’s National Coffee Day! Whether or not you’re a fan of this fine beverage, you probably know someone who can’t make it through the day without one or more cups. If you like both coffee and crochet, this list of comparisons between yarn and coffee […]

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Crochet Projects You’ll Fall For

Fall is my favorite time of year! The leaves flutter down to the ground and create a lovely soundtrack as you crunch through them! The breezes are more brisk and the sky seems a deeper blue against the colors of leaves still clinging to trees. Which fall crochet projects are you considering during this beautiful […]

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5 Fall Hat Projects to Make (and Maybe Felt)

Can you believe fall is just around the corner? Soon the leaves will be falling and we’ll all have to bundle up before heading outside. Fortunately, there’s a double holiday to help you prepare for the cold. Commemorate Make a Hat Day and National Felt Hat Day on September 15 by crocheting a hat or […]

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For the Love of Cables: A Post Stitch Primer

Interweave Crochet Fall 2017 and Interweave Crochet Fall 2016 are chock-full of cable projects! Most of these projects call for the use of the post stitch, so this little primer should have you on your way to cabling in no time. Post stitches are worked around the post of a stitch, rather than in the […]

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National Literacy Day: How to Read Crochet Charts

We are celebrating National Literacy Day with the one thing that you truly need: help on how to read crochet charts. 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 and skip right to the written pattern? […]

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5 Crochet Projects Perfect for Any Parade

When I was growing up, the local Labor Day Parade symbolized fall’s approach. I have fond memories of arriving way before it started to make sure no one moved the chairs my grandpa set in place even earlier that morning. Then I would wait impatiently for the parade to start. If I had known how […]

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Consider These Yarns for Fall Projects

As we endure the heat of summer, keep in mind that we’re closer to season’s end than we are to its beginning, and that means fall is just around the corner. As you prepare the kids for a return to school and look forward to turning leaves, you may start wondering what yarn blends would […]

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Finished Object Friday: Wisteria Shawl

Hooray for finished objects! If you’re anything like me, once you’ve blocked it and woven in the final loose end, you want to cheer and let everyone and their grandmother know that your project is done. Between a few of my coworkers (especially Sara Dudek) and me, we’ve started so many projects it could be […]

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