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Interweave Crochet Spring 2016

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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For a little more than a decade now, we here at Interweave Crochet have been working toward one main goal: to entice crafters with projects that cause them, as they leaf through an issue at the newsstand, to exclaim, “You can crochet that?!”Indeed you can. In addition to providing a venue for our brilliant designers to wow you, we have endeavored to furnish you with all the tools to successfully re-create the projects you want to crochet.With this tenth birthday issue, our magazine is fudging a bit on the years. Ten years ago, with the Spring 2006 edition, Interweave Crochet was published without “Knits” in the name. But it was actually born in 2004, when Pam Allen inserted an eight-page collection into Interweave Knits. Then she produced a full special…

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Free patterns from the CrochetMe community!www.bit.ly/free-cr-patternsThe CrochetMe web site joined the Interweave Crochet world in 2008. Founded by Kim Werker, editor of this magazine from Spring 2007 through Winter 2008, the web site was initially an online magazine, but quickly became a virtual community for crocheters engaged in furthering the dynamic spirit of crochet.Today, on a brand-new platform, the site is engaged in just that. Toni Rexroat, editor of CrochetMe, writes: “Crochet Me is the place to learn how to crochet or discover a new technique or tip, be inspired, share your original crochet patterns, and enjoy your fellow crocheters’ company.”Here are a few things you’ll find on CrochetMe:A pattern for the party hat in this issue!www.bit.ly/party-hatA crochet stitch glossarywww.bit.ly/crochet-glossaryBlogs from the crochet teamwww.bit.ly/crochetme-blogTips on shaping, fitting, and blockingwww.bit.ly/cr-toolsTons of…

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in the loop

(Photos courtesy of Ermine W.)COOGEE BAY BLISSHi, hello, how do you do, and good day to you! I love crochet, and since I got hold of some of your magazines, I am, like, crazy. I never knew anything about them until I got the Summer 2012 issue.I have been making myself outfits from the Coogee Bay Dress pattern by Jenny King. Oh, it’s lovely. For the tunic version of this, even I didn’t know it was going to turn out to be a tunic when I got started! The yarn called for in the pattern is not sold here, so I just got what was available. As I went along joining motifs, I realized I was not getting the desired effect. But I just thought, I will continue and see…

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birthday things

CAKE ZIPPER POUCHThis delectable bag by Blue Q is just the right size to store your notions for on-the-go crochet projects. The pouch is made from 95 percent recycled postconsumer material, so it will shrink the waistline of the local landfill! Pouch measures 7¼" H × 9½" W.www.blueq.comwww.bit.ly/cake-pouchCAKE BUTTONSSweet! These delicious handmade polymer clay cake buttons by HeartStitchDesigns measure about ¾ inch (2 cm), making them the perfect size for small crochet projects. Have your cake and wear it, too!www.etsy.com/listing/224631526/KEPPI SPARKLE YARNWith its continuous strand of multitextured and multicolored yarn, Keppi Sparkle by Lion Brand Yarns makes it easy to crochet up a festive party hat. Top it off with the fuzzy pom-pom that’s included. One ball of washable, Aran-weight yarn has 98 yards, just enough to make a hat,…

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reading nook

10 Granny Squares 30 Bags / 10 Granny Squares 30 BlanketsMargaret Hubert, Creative Publishing InternationalJoin the granny square craze with Margaret Hubert’s two colorful books 10 Granny Squares 30 Blankets and 10 Granny Squares 30 Bags. The blankets book has projects both lacy and solid, drawing on a diversity of yarn colors and fibers to create a range of afghans. The bags book has a wide array of handbags, including clutches, totes, amulets, shoulder bags, covers for your electronics, and more. Granny square patterns in both books range from easy to advanced and include a photo, chart, and written instructions for each.30 Bags: Paperback, 128 pages, $19.99, ISBN: 978158923894730 Blankets: Paperback, 128 pages, $19.99, ISBN: 9781589238930Classic Crochet BlanketsInterweave Editors, F+W / InterweaveAdd warmth and color to your home with beautiful…

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icing on the cake

1 Lorna’s Laces | SportmateCONTENT: 70% superwash merino wool, 30% Outlast viscose PUT-UP: 270 y, 247 m/3.5 oz., 100 g CONSTRUCTION: 3-ply CARE: machine wash cold, machine dry until just damp, lay flat to dry COLOR: Miss Sonia HOOK: D / 3 (3.25 mm) PATTERN: Inspired by The Harmony Guides: Crochet Stitch Motifs by Erika Knight, Tribal Star, page 143A blend of soft wool and temperature-regulating viscose, this yarn is excellent for garments that provide just the right amount of warmth. It crochets beautifully, with a bit of bounce-back for full stitches. The yarn is hand-dyed in the United States in tonals and multis.PROJECT IN THIS ISSUE: ZIGZAG TANK TOP BY MARI LYNN PATRICK ALSO PERFECT FOR SHAWLS.2 ModeKnit Yarn | ModeWerk FingeringCONTENT: 80% merino wool, 20% nylon PUT-UP: 386…