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Interweave Crochet Fall 2016

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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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In this issue we have a special focus on cables. Cables are the delightfully mesmerizing raised stitches that travel across fabric like rivers moving through the landscape. The skilled designers behind the projects in this issue have taken crochet cables to new levels, and most of the ten bewitching cable projects here are, in fact, named for rivers that wind through regions where the designers live. All of them show the distance that crochet cables have traveled since the Aran cable afghans of the mid-twentieth century. These cables are fresh and interesting, worked in lighter yarns that create texture without bulk. You’ll find big cables and little cables, rich crossed post-stitch cables and light traveling cables, in projects ranging from an entry-level cowl to an ambitious cardigan and pullover. For those…

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DISCOVER MORE ONLINE 14+ Number of cable patterns in our River of Stitches story (page 32). 46 Number of curlicues in the Rambler Coat (page 17). 6k+ Number of NEW followers of the CrochetMe Facebook page since the Summer issue. Are you one of them? It’s a great place to learn about breaking crochet news and meet other like-minded fiber people. Head on over and add your “like”! 1 Guest editor for Crochetscene, available on newsstand in early November. You don’t want to miss this one, with Vickie Howell at the helm! 7 Number of chickens we wandered with at the Bee Family Centennial Farm, where you can learn about a century of life on a farm in northern Colorado. www.beefamilyfarm.com. 1 Number of manbuns in this issue. {2016 fall palette}…

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in the loop

Readers share in words and pictures their feedback about recent issues of Interweave Crochet. TRULY HOOKED EARLY GIRL GETS THE DRESS I made the Early Girl Dress (Interweave Crochet Summer 2011). The project seemed nice, challenging, and special for my daughter to wear. I don’t work, so I have free time to do my hobby in crochet. The yarn I used is the best yarn I can use in my country, the best quality here. It’s called Himalaya, and the color seemed interesting. I found it the same weight of the yarn required in the magazine. I am not that much of an expert in yarns. I would like to make the project again with the same yarn but in a different color. It should be easier for me because I have already made it…

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fall things

LOCKING STITCH MARKERS WITH CLIPS Mark a stitch and tag it with a note! These locking stitch markers can mark simple things like the front of your work, or other elements like the starting point for surface crochet later, sleeve starting points, or a stitch pattern repeat. They’re made by Clover and sold in a set of six with twenty-four perforated paper labels. Plastic clips measure 1¾ inches long. Notes measure 1½ by 1¹/ 8 inches. Available at Patternworks. http://bit.ly/clip-st-mark ZIPPITY TWO DA PROJECT BAG This practical project bag lets you organize your WIP with two storage spaces in one bag. Having two compartments means you can divide yarn for striped projects or keep your yarn separate from crochet notions like pattern notes, hooks, and scissors. Pictured in Blue Medallion, this project bag measures…

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reading nook

Crochet to Calm Interweave Editors, F&W Media Crochet is a great way to de-stress! The editors at Interweave have gathered a collection of eighteen projects—nine projects for the home and nine wearable projects—that are simple, repetitive, and elegant. Relax and unwind with a ball of yarn, a crochet hook, and beautiful patterns from fifteen designers. Projects include pillows, scarves, and slippers, and a range of techniques from basic crochet in the round to more advanced stitches such as post work and cluster stitches. Paperback, 112 pages, $21.99, ISBN: 978-1632504951 Top-Down Crochet Sweaters Dora Ohrenstein, Storey Publishing Minimal sewing makes top-down construction a highly desirable crochet technique. Dora offers fourteen chic designs, from pullovers to cardigans, incorporating lace, cables, and solid panels, all sized S to XL, with several in XXL. The first three chapters provide detailed…

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fall into tweed

Tweed yarn was once primarily wool spun and plied with flecks of color. Now, tweed yarns are available in a range of animal and plant fibers. The construction may be plied or chainette or singles, expanding tweed’s realm beyond fall and winter to year-round. We took a few types of tweed yarn for a spin on a hook to crochet maple leaf motifs. Here’s what we learned. 1 Plymouth Yarn I Homestead Tweed CONTENT: 90% wool, 10% Donegal PUT-UP: 194 yd, 175 m/3.53 oz, 100 g CONSTRUCTION: 2-ply CARE: handwash, lay flat to dry COLOR: Burnt Orange HOOK: J / 10 (6.00 mm) Saturated color and chunky flecks create a classic tweed yarn perfect for fall projects. This blend is perfect for creating a felted project with an opaque-type finish. PERFECT FOR HATS AND…