I Like Crochet – October 2017

The October issue of I Like Crochet  is here.

Check out the highlights:

Spook-tacular

Crocheting for fall is the best. Here are four NEW reasons why!

  1. Picking patterns and pumpkins! Time to crochet the Pumpkin Pal Bib!Bib.jpg
  2. Spooky and Sweet, the Twilight Ghost Sweater is a treat!
  3. Velcome…the Frightfully Adorable Baby Bat Set!
  4. Last but not least, the Little Bear Costume is perfect for a baby’s first Halloween!

Get ready to crochet some spook-tacular patterns!

Changing Colors

Take a cue from fall’s changing foliage and try one of these designs for the season. From cowls crocheted with brilliant variegated colorways to scarves and shawls that are the perfect accent to your autumn wardrobe, these patterns are must haves.10a4

Rustic Retreat

Adore cuddling up with a latte? Or perhaps transitioning your home from bright summer tones to more neutral, autumnal tones? These five patterns range from slipper socks to a bobble pillow, and all remind us that fall is a time to relax, unwind and enjoy the crisp morning air.8a4.jpg

Mum’s the Word

Make a grand entrance into fall with new designs inspired by autumn’s favorite flowers! A stunning afghan set will warm your sitting room while a trendy sweater will keep you toasty during a nature hike. Whether you crochet one of these patterns for yourself or for a friend, you won’t want to keep these new designs quiet!Suncrisp-Appleghan-Logos-01a.jpg

Fall into Winter

Love walks on cool, crisp days? Good, because winter is on the way and the days are going to get chillier! The solution to the cold is new designs to add to your closet. With several hats to choose from and a cardigan you’ll want to wear every day, these patterns will carry you well into the winter season.7a4

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The April Issue of I Like Crochet Is Here!

Spring is in the air and the April issue of I Like Crochet will get you into the spring of crocheting things up for Easter, Mother’s Day and for yourself!

Some of the projects in this issue include:

Fairy Tale Shawls: Five Spellbinding Designs
Grandma’s Favorite: The Road Trip Throw
Pretty Patterns Just for Mom
Your Next Obsession: China Blue Honeycomb Scarf

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Easter Sweets
One of the best things about Easter is all of the yummy and sugary candy that comes along with the season. Inspired by the pretty pastel colors of jelly beans and chocolate eggs, these patterns will make your Easter extra sweet this year.

Make it for Mom
Mom deserves something special on a day dedicated to her. Crochet something small or something big – and she’ll be grateful for the extra thought behind her gift. Moms are great and Mother’s day is the perfect excuse to shower her with love. Take your pick from this special collection and celebrate mom.

Fairy Tale Shawls
Once upon a time we were little girls dreaming of fairies and princesses on adventures. We will always cherish these dreams and we wanted to create a collection of shawls inspired by our memories of magical lands. These elegant shawls are paired with fancy gowns and are perfect for going to your very own special events. Just be sure to be home by midnight!

Crochet Classics
What happens when you ask your designers to look to the past for inspiration? Incredible things! This collection of Crochet Classics spans decades of vintage styles and motifs to create new designs with that coveted “new vintage” look.

Birds of a Feather
Springtime means the birds are back and singing sweetly in the morning. While flowers are popular motifs to crochet, we set out to let birds share some of the spotlight this spring. From feathers to bluebirds, get ready to crochet to the tune of birds.

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I Like Crochet – February 2017 Issue

The February issue of I Like Crochet Magazine is now available for download or viewing. Warm your heart with lovely crochet patterns to give your valentine or to treat yourself! Say “Aloe” to nature-inspired designs, and ditch the expensive bouquet of roses for fantastic floral patterns that will never wilt. Create handmade gifts and décor when you receive this bi-monthly magazine on your iPad or Desktop.

  • 28+ All-new Patterns
  • Sentimental Shawls, Scarves, and More – My personal favorite is the In Bloom Triangle Scarf by Olivia Kent
  • Expert Articles and Tips – What are you crochet resolutions this year?
  • Romantic Styles and Designs

Check out the full Table of Contents HERE!

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I Like Crochet – SPECIAL OFFER!

Now that the holidays are over and the new year is here, it’s time spend some time crocheting for yourself — and just in time, the February issue of I Like Crochet is here. But before I tell you any more about the issue, let me give you a heads up about a special, limited-time offer that I am able to extend to my readers:  the Website + Tablet subscription of I Like Crochet, normally $34.97 for $19.97, or 43% off. To take advantage of this special offer, read to the end to get the special link for this offer.ILC-February 2016-cover

The February issue of I Like Crochet is loaded with some of the sweetest and coziest patterns, including the Sweethearts Afghan, the Cascading Waterfall Cardigan and the Crescent Heart Shawl. Love-lace patterns, like the Indigo Sunset Shawl and the Pineapple Lace Wrap, will bring in the romance of the season while the collection of stash busters and one-skein wonders will help you jump-start those New Year’s resolutions. Whether you need some simple mitts and cowls for the winter or you’re looking to bring some added warmth into your home with some throws and pillows, this issue has what you need.  ILCFebruary2016Collage

Since I Like Crochet is a digital magazine, subscribing today will allow you to receive the latest issue on your iPad or your Desktop immediately, without any wait!

This month’s features:

  • Obsess over 29+ swoon-worthy projects.
  • Crochet your own very lovely lace patterns.
  • Explore one-+skein wonders to make now.
  • Get inspired with the new magnificent motifs series.

Subscribe Today!  — but wait!  If you want the special offer, read on just a little further!

Special limited-time offer:  The sale runs from 1/4/16 through 1/10/16.  I Like Crochet Website + Tablet subscription, normally $34.97 for $19.97, or 43% off.   To take advantage of this special offer, you must use this special link:  SUBSCRIBE

 

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The October issue of I Like Crochet just came out yesterday, and it’s probably my favorite one – and not just because it has one of my designs it!

ILCOctoberCollageI am just loving the autumn colors and designs.  Check out this adorable Owl Stroller Pal. I’m thinking of making a couple of these as backpack accessories.  Owls are really hot right now.  If you like owls, there are a couple of other adorable owl designs in this issue as well.

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Another design I’m loving is this Textured Heather Scarf.  I love not only the colors, but the pattern stitch.

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And check out this Changing Seasons Sweater! LOVE IT!!!!

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The last design I want to mention, even though I love so many of them in this issue, is the Ethereal Lattice Shawl.  This pattern is part of the Elemental Shawl Series. In this case the “element” is filet crochet, and the result is amazing!

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I’ve spent a little more time looking around the issue and the I Like Crochet (ILC) website. ILC has the traditional features of a crochet magazine (letter from the editor, book reviews, product reviews), but I’ve found some features that are really great:

  • You can search the patterns by skill level (you can’t do that with a paper magazine)
  • You can also search the patterns by type
  • ILC has a section to feature all of the designers, authors and editors (Yes, you’ll find me in there!)
  • A current features of  ILC is as mentioned above, the Elemental Shawl Series
  • A Join-as-you-go Tutorial (if you hate stitching motifs together, this is for you)
  • Bobble, Puff, or Popcorn – Are you mystified by these stitches?  Well, be clueless no more!
  • Other great finds in this issue include how to do a Russian Join, Self Care and the Crocheter, and Knowing Your Hook Sizes

And, in case you were curious, here is my design, Colors of Autumn Baby Blanket:

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To check out the full table of contents for this issue of ILC, click HERE.

If you are sold on this issue and want to subscribe, click HERE.

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I’ll be back later this month with a craft project I recently completed along with some new book reviews!

Moonlight Mobius

I have a new pattern, Moonlight Mobius, in the August issue of I Like Crochet.

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The August issue of I Like Crochet  is loaded with 28+ more great patterns, including the Pineapple Cardigan, the Breezy Mesh Cowl and the Playtime Picnic Set. Simple summertime accessories, like the Mint Cream Tote, will make sure you’re set for summer, and the homemade housewares section has everything you need to brighten up your home with sunny accents and décor. From easy breezy summer tops to fun in the sun wearables for the little ones, this issue has everything! Grab a copy today! 

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This month’s features:

  • Make one of 28+ sizzling summer patterns.
  • Explore easy breezy tops you’re sure to love.
  • Master the art of Tunisian crochet.
  • Enjoy our latest elemental shawl, the Sonic Swirl Shawl.

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Have you seen the latest issue of I Like Crochet? I know I’m a little late to be talking about some of the Valentine-themed items, but there is the cutest little owl (Owl Always Love You) amigurumi that totally caught my attention!  This issue has 30+ patterns that include legwarmers, lace-trimmed cards, fingerless mitts, gorgeous shawls, home décor.  Grab a copy today!

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This month’s features:

  • Learn the secrets to crocheting the crossed cable stitch.
  • Spread the love with 30+ patterns.
  • Explore our new elemental shawl series with the Wheel of Fire shawl.
  • Make some of the most downright darling baby patterns ever.

You can check out the full table of contents HERE.

If you aren’t familiar with I Like Crochet, it’s a bi-monthly crochet magazine that you can receive on your iPad or Desktop.  I’m going to have some designs in some upcoming issues. I hope you will subscribe so you don’t miss out on all the great crochet patterns!

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