Welsh Mountain Cowl

By Melissa Mall Model and Photos: Melissa Mall It’s big, it’s warm, and it’s wooly. This chunky, oversized cowl can be tucked down neatly around your neck, or pulled up to cover your head, ears and face in the event of freezing winds. As an added bonus, it’s made in super bulky yarn with a […]

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Cordyline

By Melissa Mall Model and Photos: Melissa Mall Nothing says ‘classic’ like a simple striped beanie. Worked in the round from the top down, it has single-row stripes with the yarn carried up the inside to minimize ends to be woven in. It’s sure to look amazing in any color combination, is suitable for men […]

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Wish List 2014

Not sure what to ask for this year aside from yarn? (Or, alternatively, are you shopping for a crocheter with no idea of what to buy for them because all they said was, “No, seriously, buy me yarn”?) Take a look at our 2014 Wish List for some inspiration! (Need some more ideas? Check out […]

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A Letter from the Editor

Winter is a great time to be a crocheter. Who doesn’t love curling up by the fire (let’s pretend we have one of those) under a gorgeous handmade afghan (let’s pretend we have one of those, too) working on a warm and cozy project? Still looking for projects this winter? Why not try a new […]

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Contents

A Letter from the Editor FEATURES Charitable Crochet: Red Scarf Project How to Crochet Broomstick Lace Hooked on Blogs Can’t Block This: Killing Acrylic PATTERNS Bonfire Vest Homespun Beauty Shawl Big Red Scarf Firecracker Shawl Red Sky at Night Scarf Clusters Infinity Scarf Vino Scarf Rosie Wrap TweetShare

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Bonfire Vest

By Melissa Mall Model: Melissa Mall Photos: Melissa Mall, ‘Max’ Once a chill is in the air, I always feel a good bonfire is in order. The smoky orange warmth, the smell of burning pine, the spiraling sparks sweeping up into the night sky – who doesn’t love a bonfire? Of course, it can get […]

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Homespun Beauty

By Cheri McEwen Photos: Cheri McEwen I have had a small stash of yarns that are warm, soft, and not the easiest to figure out a project for. It’s not that I don’t like this particular yarn, but I just always have problems trying to figure out new ways to use it. I’m not much […]

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Charitable Crochet: Red Scarf Project

If you’ve ever searched for a place to send your crocheted things that will do some good, this segment is for you. Today we’re going to take a look at another crochet-related charity, the Red Scarf Project. The Red Scarf Project is a subsidiary of Foster Care to Success, a nonprofit organization focused on supporting […]

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Hooked on Blogs

The internet is loaded with amazing crochet blogs, but they can be hard to find! Here are three that we found that you may enjoy checking out. (Have a favorite crochet blog or one of your own? Leave a link in the comments and it may be featured in a future issue!) Twinkie Chan! Bright […]

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