Seeking out something special to crochet for a new baby? Look back to the Victorian era for inspiration. Weldon’s Practical Crochet, Third Series (in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 1) has just the project to honor a newborn, a Square for Baby’s Quilt. But wait! There’s no illustration. What does this crochet Square for Baby’s Quilt […]

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Weldon’s Mystery Project: Cloud

The name “Cloud” from Weldon’s Practical Crochet, Third Series (in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 1) gives no hint as to what shape or form this pattern named for vapor takes. Another in our series of mysterious projects, we implore you to chain on and help lift the haze to unveil this obscure project taken from […]

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Students have returned to classes, the temperatures are cooling; you might even see the leaves start to change! Fall is just around the corner. If you’re like me, you hold onto summer as long as you can before fall arrives. Here are 5 quick crochet projects that can help you ignore the signs of fall: […]

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6 Ways to Crochet Your Way to College Success

Crochet may not hold the answer to all of life’s quandaries, but it can teach good college etiquette. The Home for Fall Break story in Love of Crochet Fall 2017 has all the advice you’ll need to succeed in school. Here I’ve paired projects with important college lessons: 1. The Bed Head Slouchy and Punctuality […]

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How to Crochet Yourself a Flower Crown

Before the summer officially ends in September, make a crochet flower crown! Flower crowns can be subdued and single colored for formal events like weddings and garden parties, OR they can be multicolored and crazy for music festivals and other lively summer gatherings. The design choices are up to you, and the possibilities are endless. […]

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This summer’s biggest trends are fantastic accessories and home décor items made with natural-colored, plant-based fibers: straw bags, raffia totes, sisal rugs, and jute wall hangings, to name a few. All of you clever crocheters can take advantage of this popularity by crocheting your own bag/tote/rug and replacing yarn with this trendy twine. Here are […]

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Weldon’s Mystery Project: Bicycle Cap

Crochet caps are chic no matter what the era. The pages of Weldon’s Practical Crochet, Second Series in Weldon’s Practical Needlework provides the latest mystery project in our series of patterns without illustrations. The Bicycle Cap pattern from Volume 1 is a mystery to us. Help shed some light on what this crocheted cap sans […]

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