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Crochet World

August 2021

Full of patterns for clothes, doilies, clothing & more!

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United States
Annie’s Publishing
R 85,50
R 285,34
6 Issues

in this issue

1 min
first row

When my paternal grandmother taught me to crochet at the age of 8, little did I know I would fall in love with the craft! From the basics she taught me, I perfected my stitches and went on to make up my own designs, not realizing patterns existed until I was in 7th grade! When I learned to crochet, little did I know that I would have so many opportunities to make my love of crochet part of my life and career over the years. I have had the opportunity to serve as Vice President of the Crochet Guild of America, starting their exclusive pattern line in the early 2000s. I enjoyed managing a local yarn shop, building an outstanding array of both crochet and knit classes along with a welcoming…

13 min
cluster stitches vest

INTERMEDIATE FINISHED SIZES Instructions given fit woman’s size small; changes for medium, large, X-large, 2X-large and 3X-large are in [ ]. FINISHED MEASUREMENT Bust: 37½ [41¾, 46¼, 50½, 53½, 57¾] inches, including front edging MATERIALS • Premier Bamboo Fair light (DK) weight bamboo/cotton yarn (3½ oz/ 273 yds/100g per skein): 5 [6, 7, 7, 8, 9] skeins #1077–14 amethyst • Size E/4/3.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • ¾-inch buttons: 2 • 3 stitch markers • Tapestry needle GAUGE 22 sts = 4 inches; 9¼ rows = 4 inches in Bodice Pattern Take time to check gauge. PATTERN NOTES The lower body is worked from the beginning chain to the hem. The bodice is worked from the beginning chain to the shoulders. Chain-3 at the beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. Chain-4 at the beginning of row counts…

1 min
how to contact us

For online subscription assistance, go to CrocHet-World.com Select Customer Service to: • Subscribe • Renew your subscription • Pay your bill • Check your account status (expiration and latest payment) • Change your address or email address • Report a duplicate issue • Report a missing or damaged issue Mail subscription questions to: Crochet World magazine P.O. Box 4400 Big Sandy, TX 75755 Email: Customer_Service@Crochet-World.com Call us Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. CT, Saturday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. CT and Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. CT. Please have your address label, renewal or billing invoice handy. (800) 829-5865 For Pattern Services: To check for pattern revisions or corrections, go to Crochet-World.com or email us at Editor@Crochet-World.com. The Crochet World guarantee: If, for any reason, you’re not completely satisfied with Crochet World magazine, you can cancel your subscription and receive a full and immediate refund of the entire subscription price. No questions asked. Mailing Lists: From time…

2 min
ring-around set

EASY FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Ruffle Pot Holder: 6½ inches in diameter Spiral Dishcloth: 7¾ inches in diameter MATERIALS • Lily Sugar ’n Cream Super Size medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (4 oz/200 yds/113g per ball): 1 ball each #818802 teal and #818004 ecru• Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge• Tapestry needle• Stitch marker GAUGE 9 dc = 2 inches; rnds 1–3 = 3½ inches PATTERN NOTES Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Do not join rounds unless otherwise stated; work in continuous rounds using stitch marker to indicate beginning of rounds. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. SPECIAL STITCHES Surface slip stitch (surface sl st): Insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull Ip to RS and through Ip on hook. Shell: (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in indicated st. RUFFLE POT HOLDER BASE Rnd 1: With teal, make a…

2 min
slip, shrink & pink coasters

EASY FINISHED MEASUREMENT 4 inches in diameter MATERIALS • Cascade Yarns 220 medium (worsted) weight wool yarn (31/2 oz / 220 yds/100g per hank): 1 hank each #9463B gold, #7802 cerise, #9469 hot pink, #9421 blue Hawaii, #9484 stratosphere and #8911 grape jelly• Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge• Pinking shears GAUGE With 2 strands held tog before felting: 11 sl sts = 4 inches; 17 rows = 4 inches PATTERN NOTES Change color each row in random order. Hold 2 strands of yarn together unless otherwise stated. Do not weave in yarn ends as you work. Leave loose ends free to be trimmed later. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. If substituting another wool yarn, be sure not to use super-wash wool as it will not felt. Felting does not significantly change the length of…

15 min
charlie chimp

INTERMEDIATE FINISHED MEASUREMENT 9 inches tall, sitting MATERIALS • Medium (worsted) weight yarn: 4 oz/200 yds/113g brown 1 oz/50 yds/28g each peach, turquoise and yellow ½ oz/25 yds/14g off-white • Size F/5/3.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Sewing needle • Sewing thread • Black embroidery floss • 12mm black animal eyes with washers: 2 • 12-inch chenille stem • ½ x 1 inch strip hook-and-loop tape • Polyester fiberfill • Stitch marker GAUGE 9 sc = 2 inches; 9 sc rows = 2 inches PATTERN NOTES Do not join rounds unless otherwise stated. Mark first stitch of each round. When changing colors, always change in last stitch made and drop yarn to wrong side of work. Use separate skein or ball of yarn for each color section. Do not carry yarn across from 1 section to another. Fasten off colors at end of each color section. SPECIAL STITCH Cluster…