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Interweave Crochet Spring 2015

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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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oh, welcome spring!

When gathering designs for this issue, we looked for fresh approaches to technique and construction and focused our palette on those bright colors that burst forth from the gray winter landscape. Our Flash Garden story, in particular, celebrates these colors of spring. To engage your hook, Suzann Thompson explains her method for joining crochet motifs into a swath of fabric, drawing on Irish crochet techniques. (If you love the colors of her Dogwood Scarf as much as we do, you will certainly want the kit, available at Sophie Wire gives the Granny a new spin with her Under the Frost Afghan, which will keep you warm as you create it, then become your go-to cover throughout the year. The gorgeous Roslind Skirt and Shrug, with their combination of Solomon’s knots…

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900+ Number of patterns at, with more added every month. All are ready and waiting for your crochet hook! 22,995 Amount, in yards, of yarn used to make the projects in this issue. 1 Flamie Award for Best Thread Crochet Accessory went to Lori Carlson for her Mehndi Necklace (from Interweave Crochet, Summer 2013). Find the pattern at See more award winners at /2014-winners. 14 The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) on Day One of our photoshoot, with a wind chill of five degrees. Brrr. We moved our shoot indoors. 20 Perfect projects in the sold-out Spring 2014 issue of Interweave Crochet. If you missed this issue, you can download the electronic version of the magazine at 56 Amazing kits and collections at {2015 spring palette}…

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in the loop

TRULY HOOKED: HATS OFF TO BACK ISSUES I found the pattern for the Leaf Peeper Hats when perusing my old issues of Interweave Crochet (Fall 2009), and I thought they would be great Christmas presents for the kids in my life. Little did I know that I would fall in love with the pattern and make more than ten hats for both kids and adults! The pattern worked up quickly and was easy to follow. I know that I will be using it again in the future. I love the texture of the hat and especially love the thick ear flaps. The only modification that I made was for the “tween”-age kids. I used the Teen-size pattern with a size J hook, and added the brim.They were a hit at our family…

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spring things

Bird Buttons Embrace spring with these darling bird buttons from Buttons by Robin! These handmade ¾-inch buttons can be sewn onto hats, mitts, cardigans, and anything else you can think of. They’re machine washable and dryer safe, making them a great _ t for children’s garments and accessories. Horn Dragon_ y Shawl Pin Keep your shawl snug and secure from spring winds with Lantern Moon’s beautiful dragon_ y shawl pin. Made from buffalo horn, this hard-carved piece is a fabulous complement to your crochet. The 5-inch length is large enough to keep your shawl secure without overwhelming it. The pin is available in dark and light (shown here) horn. Crochet Love Rubber Stamp Show your love of crochet with this adorable stamp! The original design from Cupcaketree is laser engraved on high-quality rubber and mounted…

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The Big Book of Little Amigurumi Ana Paula Rimoli, Martingale These quirky and lovable patterns are sure to get you hooked on creating amigurumi! Ana Paula Rimoli shows you how to make a menagerie of silly, fun toys. Create friendly faces on forest creatures, undersea animals, a tea set, a tugboat, and more. This book packs in seventy-two projects suitable for all skill levels, including novices. Paperback, 176 pages, $22.99, ISBN: 978-1-60468-581-7 Cozy Toes for Baby Chantal Garceau and Mary J. King, Martingale These seven patterns are both practical and adorable. Each shoe is crocheted and then felted for shape and sturdiness. The easy-to-make foam inserts ensure a perfect _ t, and the leather soles provide durability for active kiddos. Proceeds from this book will be donated to the Imani Project, which helps children in Kenya…

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tiptoe through sock yarns

The craze for sock knitting has indie dyers and large yarn companies alike constantly producing new sock yarns, particularly in tonals and innovative color combinations. The good news for crocheters is that this weight of yarn—designated extrafine by the Craft Yarn Council—is perfect for crocheting lightweight garments with great drape and terrific stitch definition. And since they’re designed for socks, most of them are superwash, which means they’re machine washable. We gathered together a sampling of sock yarns in various fiber combinations and gave them a whirl on the crochet hook. GET THIS BOOK Online Visit to learn more about these yarns. 1 Noro Silk Garden Sock Yarn CONTENT: 40% wool, 25% silk, 25% polyamide, 10% mohair PUT-UP: 325 yd, 300 m/3.5 oz, 100 g CONSTRUCTION: singles CARE: handwash cool, dry flat COLOR:…