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Interweave Crochet Summer 2018

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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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Ready for a summer getaway? Escape into your crochet with the beautiful projects from this issue. When we realized our summer photo shoot was scheduled for early February, we thought we should probably plan to stay indoors for it. And thank goodness we did! We woke up the day of the photo shoot to a winter wonderland of snow and ice. Challenging (and icy) days make me appreciate having a wonderful team, and the team for this magazine was spectacular. We were all in a summer mind-set, even with the snow! The projects in this issue have had us ready for warmer temperatures for what feels like forever, so we’re very glad summer is finally here. Take your crochet out onto the grass and add some color to your day! You won’t believe…

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reading nook

Summertime Crochet Helgrid Van Impelen and Verena Woehlk Appel, Stackpole Books This book of thirty crochet patterns is perfect for summer. The patterns are separated into three sections: “A Day at the Beach,” “Summer in the City,” and “Let’s Have a Party.” The beach section includes patterns for swimsuits, beach bags, headbands, and more. The city section features cute tops and stylish espadrilles, and the party section has patterns for fancy tops and elegant clutches. You’ll find a refresher on all things crochet in the back. Paperback, 112 pages, $22.95, ISBN 9780811717748 Modern Bohemian Crochet Beth Nielsen, Interweave Learn unique crochet stitches while making garments with free-spirited style! This book features twenty crochet patterns, each using a unique or obscure stitch. Create cardigans using hairpin lace, use the spike stitch to dress up your new favorite…

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our favorite products for summer!

1 LEATHER YARN BOWL MAINE FIBER TOOLS Maine Fiber Tools, based out of Saco, Maine, has created this yarn bowl from top-grain leather, brass hardware, and figured maple. At 4.5 inches tall and 6.5 inches wide, it’s the perfect bowl for every cake of yarn! Retail price: $50.00–$55.00 2 YARN BUDDIES SUN VALLEY FIBERS A Yarn Buddy is your best friend when it comes to holding your yarn. Use this spinning device to hold a cake or center-pull ball of yarn so you can easily work from it as you crochet. No more rolling balls of yarn! The Yarn Buddy is available in a wide variety of woods that are sustainably harvested from around the world. Retail price: $32.00–$40.00 3 OLIVE WOOD CROCHET HOOK ADDI (DISTRIBUTED BY SKACEL) Addi has taken its popular Color Coded Crochet Hook design and made…

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summer blues

Blue-on-Blue Sweater PLUS SIZE Getting Started FINISHED SIZE 44 (48½, 51½, 56½, 59½)" bust circumference, to fit bust sizes 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)". Sample shown measures 44", modeled with 12" ease. YARN Patons Silk Bamboo (distributed by Spinrite) (70% bamboo, 30% silk; 102 yd [93 m]/2.2 oz [65 g]; 3): sea, 11 (13, 14, 15, 16) balls. HOOK Sizes G/6 (4 mm) and E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Removable st markers (m); yarn needle; 2 sachets Dylon Fabric Hand Dye in Navy Blue; 10 yd waste yarn; glass or plastic marbles, 12; rubber bands, 12. GAUGE 17 sts and 6 rows = 4" in panel patt; 18 sts and 10 rnds = 4" in post st patt with larger hook. Notes Front and back panels are worked from side to…

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ombré nesting baskets

Getting Started FINISHED SIZE About 5½ (7½, 9¼)" in diameter and 3¾ (4¼, 4¾)" tall. YARN Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK Cotton (distributed by Kingfisher Yarn & Fibre) (100% cotton; 109 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; 3): #212 poplin, 3 (4, 6) balls. HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle; stitch marker (m); 6 mm or ¼" cotton rope, 10 (14, 20) yards; 6–7" wooden handles, 1 pair (optional). GAUGE Base rnds 1–5 = 4½" in diameter; 8 sts and 5 rnds = 2½" in side patt. Notes Baskets are crocheted first and then dyed using ombré dyeing method (see article on page 18). For a complete set of baskets, you will need 12 balls of yarn and 40 yards of rope. Baskets are worked holding 4 strands…

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shibori pillow

Getting Started FINISHED SIZE About 19½" square. YARN Knit Picks Simply Cotton Organic Worsted (distributed by Crafts Group LLC) (100% organic cotton; 164 yd [150 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; 3–4): #80 marshmallow, 5 balls. HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. NOTIONS Yarn needle; st marker (m); plastic safety pins; 1" buttons, 4 (sample used bamboo #116579905 from Lyanwood at; sewing thread (navy); 18" square pillow form; dark navy felt, ⅝ yd. GAUGE Motif = 6½" square; 8 sts and 7 sps and 16 rows = 4" in patt (blocked). Notes Motifs are worked first and then dyed in indigo using shibori resist methods (see article on page 20). Motifs are then sewn together to form front. Reverse side of pillow is made in 2 panels with shibori design…