Love of Crochet
Love of Crochet is the magazine for projects, tips, and techniques for crochet enthusiasts.
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Silk Bamboo by Patons - yarn review from Love of Crochet magazine We love the hand of this luxury yarn. This yarn is ideal for any project that needs a luxurious yarn in a beautiful color. The wonderful blend of bamboo and silk creates excellent drape, perfect for open stitch patterns, but would also look lovely in a simple or textured design. After a long day, crocheting with this wonderful fiber will make you forget all your worries.
Mondrian Throw - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine These modern blocks of color are crocheted in three separate pieces with a simple lace pattern that opens beautifully after blocking. Easily create a variety of looks by crocheting this abstract design in different colors, or use the colors here as a nod to Piet Mondrian himself.
Teensy Turtle Baby Set - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine Welcome your tiny tot into the world with this darling set. The delightfully realistic shell pattern is composed of hexagons, large and small, and the dynamic, textured look is accomplished with a series of spike stitches. The hat and blanket will keep your little one warm, while the cape and diaper cover make for some adorable photo opportunities.
Back to School Bus Toy - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine Just in time for fall, this soft and huggable school bus is full of adorable details like a stop sign, fenders, bumpers, and hubcaps. With a little bit of felt and some imagination, you can even add some smiling faces to the school bus windows!
Cityscape Sweater - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine Stitch up a comfy and classic men’s sweater that looks knitted with your Tunisian crochet hook! The stripes on the sleeves and edges complete the look and provide some added interest without overpowering the effortlessly handsome design.
Silver Swing Jacket - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine A relaxed fit and draping collar create an exceptionally comfortable sweater you can wear every day. Whether you’re at the office or curled up on the couch at home, this piece will keep you warm and stylish. Simple stitches and easy shaping make it a fun and satisfying project for any crocheter.
Sequoia Vest - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine Wear this casual vest on your next weekend adventure. Whether you’re taking a trip or running errands, the plush texture is sure to keep you toasty when there’s a chill in the air. Simple post stitches worked in bulky yarn will allow you to finish this piece in no time.
Iridescent Crescent - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine With its interesting lines and flattering silhouette, the sharkbite style is all the rage this season. The elongated sides give this tunic an extra dose of charm and drama, while the open stitch pattern creates a lovely fabric.
Chesapeake Sweater - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine A relaxed fit and rich Tunisian crochet fabric give this buttoned cardigan a sophisticated yet earthy appeal. The body is worked in one piece, making your finishing work a breeze, while the set-in sleeves and ribbed trim create a timeless style.
Vintage Hat - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine Inspired by a hat pattern from the 1960s, this lacy cap works up quickly and is a perfect one-skein project for new crocheters. Finish this beauty in one evening, and you’ll have an elegant new accessory to wear the very next day!
Taos Wrap - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine The soothing hues and splendid yarns in this shawl will have you conjuring up thoughts of a stunning southwestern landscape. Let each stitch whisk you away as you create this classic chevron design, composed of strategically placed increases and decreases worked in Tunisian crochet.
Sonoma Shawl - from the Fall 2014 Issue of Love of Crochet magazine The puff stitches and rich color of this shawl will have you dreaming of breathtaking vineyards. Triangular shaping allows you to wear it in multiple ways, and soft superwash wool makes it as luxurious as a weekend at an elegant winery.