His Textured Scarf

By Anastacia Zittel Model: Jon Zittel Photos: Anastatcia Zittel I came up with the idea of matching scarves because hubby and I love to wear matching shirts when we take day trips or vacations, but don’t really have anything matching for the colder, winter months. Our styles are different enough that I didn’t want to […]

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To the Point

By Cheri McEwen Photos: Cheri McEwen Difficulty: Intermediate Nothing says ‘Winter’ like a warm, cozy shawl, but there’s no reason it needs to be plain. The points in the design are reminiscent of the petals of a flower and the greater than a semi-circle shape lends itself well to wrapping, making it a great way […]

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A Letter from the Editor

Are you ready for Winter? Ready or not, it’s headed our way! This is the first time in years that I’ve had the opportunity to watch the leaves change and I am more than ready to dive headfirst into a pile of wool and not come out until I’ve made something warm. We’ve already had […]

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Crochet Showcase

Welcome once again to the Crochet Showcase, where everyone gets to see what you’ve been making with your hooks! (Would you like your work to be here? Visit the submission requirements to see how to submit a photo!) Darleen Hopkins crocheted this Happy Puppy hat for Miss Caroline, with a pink bow to make it […]

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Acacia Cowl and Fingerless Mittens

By Sarah Jane Model: Tonaya Photos: Sarah Jane Difficulty: Intermediate This is a highly textured cowl and pair of fingerless mittens. Made because I like lots of texture and wanted a pattern that would show of the beautiful nature of this yarn. The Front Post Puff stitch can be quite tricky to begin with but […]

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Angel Beret

by Bonnie Irene Model and Photos: Bonnie Irene Difficulty: Intermediate What do you want when it’s cold outside? A hat, of course! But not just any hat. A cute hat. A hat to wear out and about that will make all of your friends say, “What a cute hat!” With a bit of slouch and […]

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5 Ways Creativity Heals Us

by Kathryn Vercillo When someone asks me why I write, I may say many things but the true answer that it always boils down to is, “Because I have to.” The same is true for why I crochet, why I keep scrapbooks, and why I enjoy art journaling. There is a deep-seated need inside of […]

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