Interweave Crochet Winter 2020

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Winter is a season of contrasts. The weather gets colder, and our crocheting gets warmer. We spend our time outside shoveling driveways, sledding, and having snowball fights, then go inside to a roaring fire, hot cocoa, and steaming bowls of soup. While cold winds and gray skies reign outside, we fill our houses with cheery colors and projects made from cozy yarns. Spending time in one environment makes us appreciate the other: There’s nothing nicer than entering a warm room after being out in the cold, or as magical as emerging from a warm house into a winter wonderland. In this issue, we explore the contrasts of winter with cool, glacier-inspired projects and heartwarming gifts. These 18 projects capture both sides of the season: icy-blue sweaters and wraps and warm, snuggly…

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reading nook

Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary: 125 Essential Stitches to Crochet in Three Ways Dora Ohrenstein, Abrams Take the guesswork out of adding complex shaping to your crochet designs. From simple stitches and shells to bobbles and lace, Dora Ohrenstein explains how to work 125 different stitch patterns three ways: plain, with internal shaping, and with increases and decreases along the outside edges. Swatches are clearly photographed to show the shaping, and both charts and written instructions are provided. The book is divided into chapters based on the style of stitch pattern. Hook into this book and you’ll be experimenting and sampling in no time. Paperback, 288 pages, $27.50, ISBN 9781419732911 Siren’s Atlas: An Ocean of Granny Squares to Crochet Shelley Husband, self-published The traditional granny square gets a seaworthy look in this collection of 64 stitch…

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winter’s whimsy!

1. PORTERNESS STUDIO “THERE WILL BE CAKE” BAG Who doesn’t love freshly wound cakes of yarn? Your enthusiasm for yarn will be evident to all who gaze upon this drawstring bag depicting a glowing swift and hank of yarn. Each screen-printed cotton bag is perfectly sized for crochet hooks, tools, and small projects. Retail Price: $6 2. BECKA RAHN PINS FOR YARN AND FIBER LOVERS Let your yarn-geek flag fly with these “punny” fiber pins. Phrases and sayings are inspired by board games, popular science-fiction shows, and the love of craft. Adorn your project bag or share with your stitching group—these are sure to get a chuckle! Each pin back can also be swapped out for a magnet at your request. Retail Price: $2.50/2" pin and $4/set of four 1" pins 3. BAR MAIDS LO-LO CUTICLE…

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kame cowl

Despite its icy-blue color, this cowl will still keep you warm throughout the winter months. Colors and stitch patterns are alternated in this project, resembling melting ice along the sides of a glacier. Wear this cowl long or double it up for extra protection against chilly temperatures. YARN Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Aran, distributed by LoveCrafts. DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 8" wide and 46" in circumference. YARN Paintbox Yarns Wool Mix Aran (distributed by LoveCrafts) (50% wool, 50% acrylic; 196 yd [180 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; 4): #804 stormy grey (A) and #832 washed teal (B), 1 ball each. HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle. GAUGE 15 sts and 5 rows = 4" in patt, blocked. NOTES — See the Glossary on page 78 for terms you don’t…

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serac pullover

Cross-stitches and clusters create snowflake-like motifs in this cozy sweater. An open stitch pattern makes this pullover perfect for layering. The yarn used is a lush blend of Merino, alpaca, and silk, giving character, warmth, and a slight sheen to the finished fabric. YARN Valley Yarns Northfield, distributed by WEBS. PLUS SIZE DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 41 (45, 49½, 54, 58)" bust circumference. Sample shown measures 41" modeled with 7½ " positive ease. YARN Valley Yarns Northfield (distributed by WEBS) (70% Merino, 20% baby alpaca, 10% silk; 124 yd [113 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; 3): #11 balsam, 12 (13, 14, 14, 15) balls. HOOK Size L/11 (8 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle. GAUGE 15 sts and 7 rows = 4" in patt. NOTES — See the Glossary on page 78 for terms…

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firn capelet

A versatile accessory, this hood/capelet combo will prepare you for anything the cold season throws at you. It can be worn under a winter coat for extra warmth at the neck and shoulders with the hood up or down, or it can be thrown on over a top for an extra layer all on its own. YARN Scheepjes Whirligig. DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 44 (52)" circumference and 15 (17¼)" tall. YARN Scheepjes Whirligig (80% virgin wool, 20% alpaca; 1,094 yd [1,000 m]/16 oz [450 g]; 3): #202 grey to blue, 1 (2) cake(s). HOOK Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Stitch markers (m), 5; yarn needle. GAUGE 16 sts and 11 rows = 4" in post st patt; 8 sts and 18 rnds = 4" in capelet patt. NOTES — See…