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Interweave Crochet Spring 2018

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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English
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Interweave Press, LLC - Magazine
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strands

Who knew crochet could look this good? Long before I started working for Interweave Crochet, I admired its ability to translate crochet into garments I couldn’t wait to wear while teaching new techniques and featuring the work of the most talented crochet designers. It has always been the magazine that made me think, This is why I crochet.My favorite part of this job is looking through design submissions. I’m constantly blown away by the incredible work submitted to our magazine. Not only is the work beautiful, but the techniques used to produce it are fascinating—I often find myself reading articles and patterns as soon as they come in because I have to know how a certain stitch is worked or a certain garment is assembled. Then I can’t wait to…

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crochet products inspired by the west!

1 SADDLE UP TOTEKNIT PICKSLoad up on all your favorite yarn with this western-inspired tote that’s perfect for holding all your western-inspired yarn and projects. It’s made from 100 percent cotton, and at 18 by 15 inches, is large enough to carry a project or two.Retail price: $17.99www.knitpicks.com2 FOB RULER KEYCHAINILOVEHANDLESILOVEHANDLES, or LVLY for short, is focused on creating products that are smart, useful, and unique. This ruler keychain fob is just what every crafter needs to check their gauge on the go. It’s made of real leather, so you’ll be checking your gauge in style.Retail price: $15.00www.ilovehandles.com3 SHAWL PINHORNVAREFABRIKKENHornvarefabrikken (the Hornware Factory) is a Danish company with an almost 200-year history. This handcrafted shawl pin is perfect for decorating your favorite crochet sweater or attaching to a western-inspired shawl.…

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reading nook

Find a crochet pattern inspired by AlterKnit on page 11!Modern Tapestry CrochetAlessandra Hayden, InterweaveTry tapestry crochet with twenty captivating projects—scarves, shawls, cowls, hats, headbands, bags, throws, socks, and mittens—all made with crochet colorwork. This book also offers all the instruction you’ll need if the technique is new to you. Get step-by-step instructions on reading a chart, when to change colors, and why the back-loop-only single crochet stitch will up your colorwork game.Paperback, 128 pages, $22.99, ISBN 9761632505644AlterKnit Stitch DictionaryAndrea Rangel, InterweaveYes, it’s a knitting book. But crocheters who love colorwork will also love AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary. Learn from Andrea’s wisdom about how to work with color and what colors to choose to create the perfect project, then launch into more than 200 colorwork charts and let your creativity run wild.…

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our favorite red heart yarns for tapestry crochet!

1 Red Heart Yarns Super Saver Stripes100% acrylic; 236 yd [215 m]/ 5 oz [141 g]; 4 Super Saver Stripes transitions from one color to the next all on its own, so there’s no need to switch from color to color as you work. Paired here with Super Saver in soft white, Super Saver Stripes creates a striking visual effect in tapestry crochet!Retail price: $4.492 Red Heart Yarns Super Saver Ombre100% acrylic; 482 yd [440 m]/10 oz [283 g]; 4 Watch this yarn slowly change color as you work! Super Saver Ombre transitions from light to dark to light again as you crochet. Use this yarn on large tapestry crochet projects to appreciate its full effect.Retail price: $8.993 Red Heart Yarns Comfort Chunky100% acrylic; 448 yd [410 m]/12¾ oz [360…

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frontier shawl

Getting StartedFINISHED SIZE About 63½" wide and 21½" deep at point, excluding fringe.YARN Berroco Suede (100% nylon; 120 yd [111 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; 4): #3717 Wild Bill Hickock, 5 balls.HOOK Sizes M/13 (9 mm) Tunisian crochet hook and L/11 (8 mm) standard crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.NOTIONS Yarn needle.GAUGE 10 sts and 14 rows = 4" in etks patt.NotesShawl used almost all of 5th ball of yarn. Consider purchasing an extra ball as insurance.Stitch GuideExtended Tunisian knit stitch (etks): With yarn in back, insert hook in center of upper “V” created by legs of indicated st, yo, pull up lp, yo, draw through one lp on hook (“ch” made), leave rem lp on hook.Extended Make 1 (eM1): Insert hook below top 2 horizontal…

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wilder dress yoke

Getting StartedFINISHED SIZE 34 (38¼, 40¾, 44½, 50¾, 57)" underarm circumference.YARN Aunt Lydia’s Fashion Crochet Thread (Size 3) (distributed by Coats and Clark) (100% cotton; 150 yd [137 m]/ 1¾ oz [50 g]; 0): #182-226 natural (MC), #182-65 warm teal (CC), 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) balls each.HOOK Size D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.NOTIONS Yarn needle; sewing needle and thread or sewing machine; sewing pins; skirt or fabric sewn in a tube cut to about 50 (50, 50, 50, 60, 60)" in circumference by 35" in length or as desired.GAUGE 23 csc and 30 rows 4" in patt.NotesThe majority of dress yoke is worked in right-side-only rows with yarn joined on the right side/beginning of the row with slip stitch and bound…

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