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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WWDD: Five Projects I Wish I Made for California

I recently returned from a week in California devoted to the Interweave Crochet Summer 2017 photo shoot and a quick stop by The National Needlearts Association (TNNA) Conference. It was a packed week of wonderful crochet things—beaches, gardens, campers, and lots and lots of yarn touching. But California was surprisingly chilly and rainy; I wish […]

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POW: Herringbone Ruana

This week’s pattern of the week is the Herringbone Ruana designed by Annette Hynes from Interweave Crochet Winter 2017. Trend alert—ponchos and ruanas are back, hip to wear, and the coziest crochet accessory this winter! This easy-to-crochet ruana looks far more complicated than it is. Crochet a series of ten strips in a chevron pattern; […]

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TBT: Crochet Resolutions Never Change

2017 is nigh, and as we approach the last weekend in this roller coaster ride of a year, we are considering our crafting goals. What better way to stay focused and happy than to pick up a project and take it to the finish line? Turns out our New Year’s goals are often the same […]

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Our editorial staff is rolling back from the holiday break with plans to start projects, and finish them. We will be sharing this with you through our Wednesday Works In Progress – WIP – and hope that you will share along with us. Before we kick this off, we wanted to be sure and remind […]

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Greatest Crochet Hits of 2016

Ask five people to name their favorite Interweave pattern in 2016 and you’ll get five different answers. Case in point, I asked several of my coworkers this very question, and (you guessed it) I received five different answers. Here’s what my colleagues selected for their 2016 favorites: Violaceous Tote from Love of Crochet, Summer 2016 […]

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10 FREE Crochet Scarf Patterns

I hope you are able to spend time with family and loved ones today. Wonderful food, lots of laughter, and a few handmade gifts have been exchanged in my home. Later, we will be bundling up and heading outdoors for a little more fun. But first, I have one more gift to give—crochet scarf patterns! […]

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