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Interweave Crochet Fall 2017

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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Cool Cat Cuff by Shelby Allaho Half double crochet in the back loop creates ridges that are a wonderful base for surface crochet detail. The woven ribbon patterning adds to the richness of the shimmery yarn in this elegant and eye-catching piece of jewelry. YARN Dale Garn Gullfasan, distributed by Mango Moon. PAGE 68.Far Out Ruana by Shelby Allaho The combination of simple chains and slip stitches gives this groovy ruana a macramé effect; knotted tassels complete the look. YARN Lion Brand Yarns Heartland. PAGE 68.Crochet projects to bring back that retro vibeThe day we started sending this issue to design, the entire Interweave office staff was scheduled to meet with our CEO, Thomas Beusse. It was the hottest summer day yet, and fifteen minutes before we were set to…

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holiday gift guide

Sugar Bush YarnsSugar Bush Yarns is releasing a new DK-weight yarn: Motley. Made of 60 percent superfine alpaca and 40 percent merino wool, this variegated, self-striping yarn comes in 100-gram skeins and fourteen colorways. It is essential for making holiday gifts—though you may want to keep it for yourself!Brown SheepBrown Sheep Company is a familyowned and -operated yarn-spinning mill located in Nebraska that produces high-quality, made-in-the-U.S. yarns. Its newest yarn, Prairie Spun DK, is a lofty 3-ply in 100 percent U.S.-grown wool. Use it for all your holiday gifts this season.EucalanWrapture Fragrant Balm by Eucalan is a portable, compact handbag essential. The balm’s natural and vegan emollient-rich formula feels silky and absorbs quickly, leaving behind the scent of jasmine. Pair it with Eucalan’s simple soak and spin formula, which is…

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Join the Ghost Ranch Shawlette crochet-off ! www.bit.ly/GhostRanchCrochetOffYarn Spotlight: learn more about your favorite yarns. www.bit.ly/InterweaveYarnSpotlightThrow the perfect crochet garden party with these ten tips! www.bit.ly/CrochetGardenPartyCrochet inside out: when the wrong side becomes the right side. www.bit.ly/WrongSideRightSideFind ways to use your yarn leftovers. www.bit.ly/InterweaveYarnLeftoversLearn to cut a lot of fringe fast with this Interweave Yarn Hack! www.bit.ly/FringeYarnHackTry our pattern of the week! www.bit.ly/BotanicSummerVestShould you finish that WIP? “Lisa’s List: The 11 Steps of Breaking up WiTha Project.” www.bit.ly/ProjectBreakUpVis it www.interweave.com for more! Find the post you’re looking for with our search bar. ■…

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live-loop stitches & cables

Not so! You can delay the completion of a stitch, or series of stitches, by temporarily keeping the last loops “live” on a hook. You complete the stitches later in a method I call live-loop crochet, creating beautiful knit-like cables.A live stitch (or live loop) is any stitch or loop that has not yet been secured in the way a stitch is normally secured; it’s sitting there available and waiting for you to do something with it. For this technique, there are three kinds of live loops: the working loop before the cable, the cable loops that look like knit stitches and create the cable, and the live-loop stitch that follows the cable.Live-loop cables can be made by drawing up loop(s) between “live” stitches. Drawn-up loops between live stitches are…

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cold weather cables

Subalpine WrapTry your hand at Tunisian cables in this beautiful wrap. It features a chevron-inspired, repetitive Tunisian cable pattern that will keep advanced crocheters interested but is easy enough for beginners to work. YARN Willow Yarns Blossom.Willow Yarns BlossomGetting StartedFINISHED SIZE 17" wide and 60" long. YARN Willow Yarns Blossom (60% merino wool, 40% silk; 130 yards [118 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; ): #0010 emerald, 15 balls.HOOK Size K/10½ (6.5 mm), 22" Tunisian cable hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.NOTIONS Cable needle; yarn needle.GAUGE 21 sts and 19 rows = 4" in patt.See the Glossary on page 76 for terms you don’t know. For our master glossary, visit http://bit.ly/iwc-glossary.NotesWrap is worked widthwise.Gauge is measured with wrap laid flat.Cables will be reversed if working left handed.The first…

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juniper cape

This stunning cabled cape is a great addition to any wardrobe. Cables run throughout the body and along the edge of the hood; arms fit through convenient slit openings. Apply both the zipper closure and the toggles or choose just one to customize your cape. YARN Valley Yarns Berkshire, distributed by WEBS.Valley Yarns Berkshire (distributed by WEBS)Getting StartedFINISHED SIZE 20 (22½ )" neck circumference, 74¼ (84½ )" bottom edge circumference to fit S/M/L (1X/2X). Cape shown measures 20", modeled with 35½ " bust circumference.YARN Valley Yarns Berkshire (distributed by WEBS) (85% wool, 15% alpaca; 141 yd [129 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; ): #33 olive, 17 (20) skeins.HOOK Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.NOTIONS Yarn needle; 1" shank button, 2; 26" zipper; sewing needle…