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Spring Flowers Hot Pad

A bevy of spring blooms covers this double-thick hot pad. Crocheted in a variation of single crochet, choose colors to match your kitchen decor.

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April 2021

Daisy Shawlette

A pretty lacy floral design begins at one point of this asymmetrical shawl and continues to grow with each 6-row repeat.

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April 2021

Track Stitch Shawl

Master the double treble stitch and create a stunning shawl to wear this spring! Crocheting with a light and airy alpaca blend, you’ll make increases at three points to create the unique shape.

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April 2021

The Keepsake Dolls of Yolonda Jordan

Every crochet designer has a passion. Some are known for their clothing, others specialize in afghans and there are those who are inspired to create accessories. Among doll designers, the crochet world is fortunate to have Yolonda Jordan, who creates wonderful and unusual dolls of color.

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April 2021

Lacy Shells Tee

Hand-dyed artisanal yarns are all the rage! Learn to make your own for a fraction of the cost with our tutorial on page 14. Then crochet yourself this stunning top to show off your accomplishments!

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April 2021

Flower Blossoms Pillow

Add a bright pop of color to your home! Crocheted flowers and leaves are appliquéd to a simple textured background creating the perfect spring accent!

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April 2021

Heart of the Home Dishcloth

Perfect for gift-giving, this dishcloth features a textured heart design worked in crossed double crochet stitches accented with surface slip stitches.

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April 2021

Blossoms & Lace Afghan

Just right for spring, the filet crochet mesh creates a lovely backdrop for pretty dimensional flowers scattered over its lacy surface. A sweet flower fringe is the perfect finishing touch.

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April 2021

Baby Owl Teether

Crocheted in worsted-weight cotton, this sweet little sleepy owl makes a nice soft teething toy for Baby.

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April 2021

Colorful Cotton: Dye Your Own Yarn

I love the look of hand-dyed yarns—with their speckles, swirls and innovative color play, but I’ve always been too intimidated by the process to try it myself.

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April 2021

Spiral Bracelet

Crochet a fun and easy bracelet in an hour! It’s made by crocheting two separate spirals that are twisted together. Make a bunch to give as gifts!

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February 2021

The Inspiring World of Irish Crochet

Traditional Irish crochet, with its beautiful lacy motifs and the intricately cabled fisherman sweaters of the last century, still inspires modern crochet designers today. Recently we asked crochet designers and good friends, Bonnie Barker and Jennifer E. Ryan, to chat about their friendship and Irish-inspired crochet designs. The following is an excerpt from their video chat. Make sure to visit their websites to watch the complete video between these two good friends.

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Crochet World
February 2021

Scrappy Shells Throw

Larger amounts of scrap yarn in a coordinated palette offer a different way to use up your stash. Crocheted from the center out, each 2-round color band is set off with a single round of navy blue.

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February 2021

Totally Scrappy Scarf

Using less than 12 yards per row and simple single crochet and chain stitches, this stash-busting scarf is a perfect way to brighten up a winter outfit!

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February 2021

Patchwork Puppy

Popular from the moment it was first published in the April 2012 issue of Crochet World, this cute puppy is such a fun project to make! Make up a bunch to sell at craft fairs or to give as gifts.

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Crochet World
February 2021

Olga Starostina & The Timeless Beauty of Irish Crochet

Years ago, when I was new to crochet, I heard a woman say she stopped knitting “because there’s nothing new to learn.” I was shocked. With new techniques and stitch patterns emerging, there is so much to know about crochet and knit work.

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Crochet World
February 2021

Scrappy Hot Pad

Crocheted in size 3 thread, this double-thick pot holder will add a spot of color to your kitchen decor!

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February 2021

Linen Stitch Rug

A true scrap-friendly project, this rug is crocheted holding 5 strands of worsted-weight yarn together! With an easy-to-memorize pattern and large hook, you’ll be done in no time!

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February 2021

I Love Scraps Afghan

If you’re making an afghan to show someone you love them, this one is perfect! As you stitch this pattern using colorful scrap yarn, little rows of hearts appear.

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February 2021

Cascading Shells Throw

A pretty shell design, crocheted from the center out, is even more striking when you combine similar colors together to create gradient stripes.

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February 2021

Stacked Flower Ornament

Design by Jennifer E. Ryan

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December 2020

Uptown Tote

Design by Bonnie Barker

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December 2020

Simply Slippers

Design by Rohn Strong

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December 2020

Silvery Wreath

Design by Kristen Stoltzfus Clay

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December 2020

Shopping Cart Caddy

Design by Stephanie Hill

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December 2020

Luxurious Granny Square Blanket

Design by Debra Arch

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December 2020

Let's "Get Squared" With Jenny King!

In a previous In the World of Crochet article, I said that one of the many advantages of attending yarn shows such as Chain Link or sheep and wool festivals is meeting the dynamic people of yarn companies. Let me broaden that remark to include the great designers who create the patterns you love to make.

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December 2020

Christmas Rose Afghan

HOLIDAY HOME

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December 2020

Christmas Memories

SCRAPS DELIGHT

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December 2020

All-Time Favorite Scarf

Holiday Countdown

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December 2020

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