I Like Crochet – August 2017 Issue

A brand new issue of I Like Crochet is here! This summer issue is jam-packed with all your warm-weather patterns (and even a jump start on fall). So after you’re done celebrating this weekend, check out all the latest trends and patterns for crochet. I have a feeling, you’ll love what you see. I have included some photos of some of my favorite patterns below to temp you into subscribing.  And here is a summary of what you will find in this issue:

Easy Being Greenery

The color of the year is a happy and vibrant shade of green. We challenged our designers to create patterns that feature this happy hue in new and exciting ways. Fill your home with greenery accents for a fresh take on summer.

Artwork-Inspired

Crochet like a master artist with these four inspired designs. Will you crochet Monet’s water lilies? Or will you pick up your hook and do a little Boogie Woogie? It’s up to you!

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Feels Like Fall

Fall is around the corner and you’ll want to start preparing soon! With a bright and sunny color palette, these patterns will help ease you into the new season.

 

August Abroad

Headed somewhere fun this summer? You’ll want to have at least one of these designs with you! Lightweight styles and afghans perfect for a car ride, these patterns are adventurous and exciting. Take a trip with your crochet when you begin one of these designs.

 

Beat the Heat

It’s the middle of summer and crocheting in this weather can be quite the challenge! Five new patterns that you can wear on the hottest days of the year will inspire you to pick up your hook and crochet the summer days away.

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Of Quartz We Love Geodes

Trend alert: Geodes! From home décor to jewelry, geodes are seemingly everywhere. These two patterns are crochet interpretations of this marvelous trend.ILC_August_small-101

Subscribe now so you can get starting on these patterns today!

Holiday Ornaments Ripple Afghan

I just came across another crochet design of mine that I had nearly forgotten about.  Here is my Holiday Ornaments Ripple Afghan that I designed for Herrschners using their 2-ply afghan yarn.  This was designed as part of their Ripple of the Month series and they are now making it available as a kit, probably just for a limited time.

 

Out-of-Print Patterns Now Available!!!!!

I’ve just added bunch of my out-of-print crochet patterns to Ravelry and Craftsy, so I hope you will go and check them out. Patterns range from totes and scarves to baby blankets and throws.  Costs range from FREE to $3.99.  Visit my Ravelry Store or Crafty Store to check them out.  You can also find many of my patterns available as Kindle downloads on Amazon.

Sands of Time “Rippleghan” Afghan

First of all, I hope everyone is having a great Memorial Day weekend!  I’ve been spending my weekend dodging rain showers and trying to get some photographs in of some of my designs.

Today I am happy to share with everyone a never before seen or published design I call the Sands of Time Rippleghan.  I wanted to design an afghan using what was, at the time, the Pantone color of the year– emerald green.  I didn’t want the emerald to be too dominant in the design though, because it was showing up everywhere.

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The afghan is not as difficult to make as it may look– the trick is actually just in the color changes.

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This afghan pattern is being offered for sale on Ravelry and Amazon.  I hope you like it!