Interweave Crochet Spring 2021

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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strands

Dear Reader, We’re so excited to be celebrating 15 years of Interweave Crochet. I’m a relatively new addition to the team, so I thought it would be fun to dig through the archives and pull together some stats for you regarding what we’ve accomplished over the past 15 years: So much love and effort have gone into this magazine since its inception, and I want to thank everyone who has worked to build this community over the years, including you, dear reader. We wouldn’t be here without you. That said, it’s time to celebrate, and in this issue, we’re doing just that. Find our tips for throwing the ultimate crochet party on page 6 (stitch-marker confetti is my new favorite thing). And, if you’re here for the patterns, fear not. Our “Down to…

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2 min
reading nook

Knit & Crochet Project Planner: Everything You Need to Dream, Plan & Organize 12 Projects! Sophie Scardaci and Kerry Graham, C&T Publishing For the crocheter with multiple projects, this charming planner is designed to keep track of all your patterns in one place! Each project section includes four pages you can use to set goals, track your progress, and note all the important details, from hook size to gauge to extra notions such as buttons and tassels. The back of the planner includes a quick reference guide for knitting and crochet terms, yarn weight s, and more! Set yourself up for success and get crocheting! Paperback, 100 pages, $19.95, ISBN 9781644030998 The Crochet Book Dorling Kindersley Limited The perfect crochet book for beginners, advanced crocheters, and everyone in between, this new edition of The Crochet Book…

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6 min
let’s throw a cochet party!

In honor of Interweave Crochet’s fifteenth birthday, I’ve pulled together some crochet-inspired party ideas. Whether you are an avid Interweave Crochet reader ready to ring in this special birthday issue or are simply excited to gather with your friends, I encourage you to plan your own party for your favorite crochetists. And, while I certainly hope we can all celebrate in person soon, many of these ideas work well for virtual or outdoor gatherings, too. SPREAD THE WORD Guests are the life of the party, so make sure your friends know where to be and when! Go the extra mile and prepare handwritten invitations. Trust me, that one simple step will set the tone for the whole party. Find a card that fits the style and theme of your gathering, such as…

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13 min
day hiker sweater

Puff-stitch vines weave their way up the front of this tunic-style sweater. Picot detailing around the V-neck adds a touch of sweetness, while the split hem ensures that you’ll have the freedom to climb any mountain. This sweater is crocheted in pieces and seamed. YARN Scheepjes Softfun. DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 57½)" bust circumference. Sample shown measures 38", modeled with 3" of positive ease. YARN Scheepjes Softfun (60% cotton, 40% acrylic; 153 yd [140 m]/1¾ oz [50 g];): #2643 Pine, 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins. HOOK Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle. GAUGE 16½ sts and 10½ rows = 4" in dc, blocked. NOTES —See the Glossary on page 70 for terms you don’t know. Visit our master glossary at…

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3 min
budding conifer wrap

The rich hues of evergreens mix with the vibrant greens of new growth in the Budding Conifer Wrap. Crocheted in rows from the bottom up, this wrap is covered in stitches worked one row below to create a unique colorwork pattern. Colors are carried up the rows, so you won’t have many ends to weave in once you’re finished. YARN Mrs. Crosby Train Case. DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 18" tall and 72" wide, blocked. YARN Mrs. Crosby Train Case (55% superwash Merino wool, 30% Outlast viscose, 15% nylon; 425 yd [389 m]/3½ oz [100 g];): Great-tailed Grackle (A) and A New Leaf (B), 2 skeins each. HOOK Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. — See the Glossary on page 70 for terms you don’t know. Visit our master glossary at…

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10 min
taking root pullover

Cropped, airy, and perfect for spring, the Taking Root Pullover uses puff and shell stitches to create floral motifs nestled in a mesh fabric. This pullover is worked in pieces and joined with crocheted seams. YARN Queensland Collection Dungarees Tweed, distributed by Knitting Fever Inc. DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 33 (42, 50½, 58, 67½)" bust circumference. Sample shown measures 42", modeled with 7" positive ease. YARN Queensland Collection Dungarees Tweed (95% cotton, 5% other fibers; 437 yd [400 m]/3½ oz [100 g];): 1002 Sturt Stony, 3 (3, 4, 5, 6) hanks. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever Inc. HOOK Size 2.5 mm (see Notes). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle. GAUGE 6 ½ meshes (ch 5, sc) and 12 ½ rows = 4" in mesh patt, blocked. NOTES — See the Glossary…

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