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Love Crochet November 2019

Love Crochet magazine is packed with great ideas to hook! From homeware and baby makes to accessories and fashion, we have cute and quirky seasonal makes throughout the year – for every skill level!

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We’re all about Christmas in this brand-new issue of Love Crochet – after all, it’s never too early to start getting ready, especially if you’re a crocheter! So we’re in full-on festive mode with a tempting line-up of hooky patterns – from gifts large and small for friends and family (including the kids) to fun, colourful projects to decorate your home. You’ll love our sweet Holly Fairy complete with wand (p.12), or our traditional gingerbread house (see left and p.16) perfect for sweet treats. Crochet our Christmas tree angel (p.32), sparkly table setting (p.40) and easy mistletoe wreath (p.26) for your home, while our cool blue and white cushion (p.60) and fun kiddie car set (p.73) make great handmade gifts. We even have a crochet advent calendar (p.20) so you can…

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in the loop

Top of the Blogs! www.yarnoverpullthrough.com If you’re a budding crochet designer, you’ll find a wealth of inspiration in Patrice Walker’s blog, including advice, designs and ideas. Patrice, who is based in Hawaii, has been crocheting for several decades and is now on a mission to share her design journey with fellow yarn enthusiasts. We’re intrigued by her crochet faces: patterns created from photos! If you’ve ever fancied a jumper emblazoned with the fizzog of a loved one, bespoke patterns are about £20 from her Etsy shop. The gift of giving Crocheting for charity is always a lovely thing to do, but many of us are busy and we forget to add it to our schedule. Christmas is the best time for making that extra effort. If you'd welcome inspiration about what to crochet and…

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elfing around!

HOOK THIS FESTIVE TRIO! Christmas wouldn't be the same without a cheeky elf or three! With their pointy hats, round bodies and big bushy beards, these adorable creations have the look of Scandinavian Tomte – a traditional folklore character that adds a touch of fun to the festive season. Enjoy mixing and matching pompoms and yarn colours to make each elf unique, working both plain and stripey hats to suit your taste. You will need DK yarn in Red, Green, White, Cream and Black from your stash Small amount of white fluffy yarn 4mm (UK 8, US G/6) crochet hook Wool needle Toy stuffing Pompoms (or tiny bells) Measurements Approx. 13cm (5¼in) tall Tension Tension is not critical for this project but stitches should be tight so that stuffing does not show through Abbreviations For…

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shopping hooked

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holly days

You will need Rico Ricorumi DK, 1 ball each in: Ecru (shade 54) – A Fir Green (shade 50) – B Burgundy (shade 30) – C Chocolate (shade 57) – D Silver Grey (shade 58) – E 3.5mm (UK 9 or 10, US E/4) hook Wool needle Two 12mm black safety eyes Toy stuffing Thin cardboard Gold wire Glitter Glue Measurements 15x8cm (6x3¼in) Tension Tension is not critical for this project but stitches should be tight so that stuffing does not show through Abbreviations For standard abbreviations see page 82 You’re guaranteed to have a jolly Christmas with Holly the fairy by your side! Worked in a spiral using the amigurumi method, this little beauty makes a great gift for little ones, who will love her cute bunches, berry crown and sparkly wand –…

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home sweet home

You will need Scheepjes Catona, 1 ball each in: Topaz (shade 179) – A Hot Red (shade 115) – B Snow White (shade 106) – C Forest Green (shade 412) – D Hazelnut (shade 503) – E Fir (shade 525) – F Cygnet Glittery, 1 ball in White – G 3.25mm (UK 10, US D/3) hook 3.5mm (UK 9 or 10, US E/4) hook Stiff card or plastic canvas Coloured beads Tiny red pompom balls Display board if desired Hot glue gun Measurements Approx. 20cm (7¾in) high x 11cm (4¼in) wide x 20cm (7¾in) deep Tension 20 dc and 26 rows to measure 10cm (4in), using 3.25mm (UK 10, US D/3) crochet hook Abbreviations MB (make bobble): (yo, insert hook into next dc, draw loop through) 4 times, yo and draw through all…