Interweave Crochet Spring 2019

Check out Interweave Crochet and take your crocheting to the next level! This is your single best source for crochet news, ideas, articles, and best of all — patterns! Enjoy the best crochet projects in addition to expert guidance with techniques and step-by-step instruction. Whether you have a wealth of experience or are just starting your crocheting journey, Interweave Crochet magazine is a must read.

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When I was little, I wanted to be a mermaid. I had a mermaid bedroom and mermaid swimsuits, and the thought of being a mermaid was the only thing that got me close to the big waves of the Pacific Ocean. I even put a skirt on my head so I could pretend I had long mermaid hair. Last year, when we talked about doing a mermaid-themed issue, I could barely contain my excitement. This issue features projects inspired by the shapes, colors, and textures of the sea. Crochet seems to be the perfect medium for capturing the look of coral or the spiral of a seashell. Learn captivating techniques such as Romanian point lace, felting, and using crochet thread to create objects that look like they’ve come straight from the…

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reading nook

The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches Tracey Todhunter, Interweave and Quarto Publishing This book will show you how to work 200 crochet stitch patterns! It’s an excellent resource for adventurous crocheters looking to change up a stitch pattern, enhance their knowledge of stitch multiples, or even start designing their own projects. The stitch patterns are broken down into 12 categories: basic stitches, fans and shells, clusters/puffs/popcorns, spike stitches, raised stitches, mesh and filet, lace and openwork, waves and chevrons, textured stitches, Tunisian stitches, colorwork, and edgings. If you’re on the hunt for a special stitch pattern (or even an old classic), you’re sure to find it in this book. Paperback, 192 pages, $22.99, ISBN 9781632506573 The Crocheter’s Companion: Revised and Updated Nancy Brown, Interweave You may have learned to crochet from this book years ago…

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mermaid-inspired products for spring!

1. MERMAID SHOULDER TOTE This mermaid-themed tote bag measures 11" tall, 15" wide, and 6¼" deep and features a zipper closure, giving you ample room and plenty of protection for large amounts of yarn. Take this fun tote to the yarn shop or a wool festival or use it to carry a large project such as an afghan. Retail price: $14.99 2. MERMAID ZIPPER POUCH This simple mermaid zipper pouch is the perfect companion to the larger mermaid shoulder tote. Measuring just 7¼" tall and 9½" wide, it’s great for storing crochet hooks or notions. Retail price: $6.99 3. MERMAID SCISSORS These adorable scissors measure only 4" tall and feature a mermaid-tail design. They fit perfectly inside the mermaid zipper pouch or any notions bag of your choosing. You’ll love finishing up your mermaid-themed projects from this…

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porto top

A lacy stitch pattern forms art-deco arches in this stunning top with open sides. The pattern is grounded in a foundation of half double crochet rib stitches around the hem. YARN Kelbourne Woolens Mojave. PLUS SIZE FINISHED SIZE 38 (40½, 45½, 48¼, 53¼)" bust circumference. Sample shown measures 38", modeled with 6" positive ease. YARN Kelbourne Woolens Mojave (60% cotton, 40% linen; 185 yd [170 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; 2): #025 slate gray, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins. HOOK Size F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle. GAUGE 17 sts and 7 rows = 3" in rib patt; 4 ch-5 sps and 9 sc and 15 rows = 4¾ " in short/main patt. See the Glossary on page 78 for terms you don’t know. For our master glossary,…

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ferro duster

This long cardigan is inspired by nineteenth-century wrought-iron architecture, which is replicated in its stunning stitch pattern. It features intricate lace; a slim, elongated silhouette; and a versatile collar. YARN Omega Eulali, distributed by Creative Yarn Source. FINISHED SIZE 35 (40, 41¾, 47½, 49¾)" bust circumference with 1–2" opening in front. Garment shown measures 35" with 3" positive ease. YARN Omega Eulali (distributed by Creative Yarn Source) (100% cotton; 394 yd [360 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; 1): #C-25 tabaco claro, 6 (7, 8, 9, 9) balls. HOOK Size C (2.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle; stitch markers (m), 6. GAUGE 24 sc and 10 rows = 4" in hem patt, blocked. See the Glossary on page 78 for terms you don’t know. For our master glossary, visit NOTES Cardigan…

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sandolo shawl

Elegant shells and popcorn stitches reflect old-world city squares with beautiful arches and cobblestone walkways. Work this shawl in your favorite color and wear it all year long. YARN Cascade Yarns Roslyn. FINISHED SIZE 70½ " wide and 31½ " deep. YARN Cascade Yarns Roslyn (65% merino wool, 35% silk; 383 yd [350 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; 3): #05 gold, 3 balls. HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle. GAUGE 2 sh and 2 sc and 8 rows = 5" in patt. See the Glossary on page 78 for terms you don’t know. For our master glossary, visit NOTES Shawl is worked from the top down, decreasing each row to the tip. STITCH GUIDE Shell (sh): 11 dc in indicated st or sp. Popcorn (pc): 5 dc in indicated st…