Handmade gifts have special meaning, so when someone you know is expecting, you may wonder what type of gift you can make. Hats and booties both work up quickly, but the baby will outgrow these in what seems to be the amount of time it took to work them or less! So, what could you […]

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Get Your Hook Ready for Love of Crochet Winter

Interweave has just released the patterns from Love of Crochet Winter 2016 for individual purchase. Which is your favorite? I love to ask that question because everyone has a different answer. Some people select a pattern because of color, while others are drawn to texture. I asked three crocheters in our customer service department which […]

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We Love Your Crochet Choices!

Our Top 16 of 2016 were of course selected by you – our readers, subscribers and fans. We have had so much fun taking a look at what you liked during the past year, we felt compelled to choose our own favorites. From Dana Bincer, Editor of Love of Crochet, and Susanna Tobias, Project Editor […]

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I started crocheting as a teenager. At the same time, I tried my hands at knitting, but two or four needles were too confusing for me. Years later I again picked up a set of knitting needles. I had fallen in love with several projects that beautifully paired the solid textured stitches of knitting with […]

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I have a yarn stash full of single skeins or collections of two or three balls of yarn. They aren’t large enough to create a garment or even a scarf on their own, but combined they create incredible color combination. These single skeins have led me into a wonderful world of crochet colorwork. I have […]

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Now your house can reflect your passion for crochet! Crocheted home decor has always been a popular way to display the beauty of crochet, from piles of crochet pillows to the perfect tea cozy. And because you don’t have to worry about size or season, home-decor items are the perfect crochet gifts. In this 4 […]

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The building blocks of crochet, motifs perfectly combine structure and lace, and are the perfect components for sweaters, scarves, shawls, and more. Crochet motif patterns can also be the perfect technique for crocheting squares, hexagons, circles, and more. With this free collection of patterns, I wanted to highlight both projects that used crochet motifs in […]

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FREE Crochet Patterns for Kids

Crochet Patterns for Kids are small projects and can be quickly finished; they are an ideal stash-busting project, using only a few balls of yarn, and the diminutive recipients are just old enough to appreciate the thought that goes into a handmade gift. Toddler garments are also the perfect canvas on which to try a […]

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