Perfect Hats And The Charities That Want Them!

Hats are quick and simple to make when trying to fit some hooking time into our crazy busy schedules, and the July Pattern Pack Pro is all about Hats! The best part about making hats is they are perfect for sharing! Everyone needs a hat for something! To stay warm, to keep the sun out…

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Transformer Hat by Natalia Johnson

This versatile “hat” works as a beanie, a ponytail hat, or a cowl. The Designer: Natalia Johnson Originally from Ukraine, Natalia fell in love with hand-crafts as a child. Although she loves everything creative, her favorite is crochet. She inherited her passion for it from her Granny. Now her family calls Natalia “New Granny” for her…

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Mini Butterfly Slouch by Phanessa Fong

This beanie uses stitches that create a beautiful, subtle butterfly design. The Designer: Phanessa Fong Phanessa is a self taught knitter and crocheter, doting mother to three rambunctious boys, avid crafter, photographer, and a secret yarn hoarder. In her free time her and her husband like to go camping in the great outdoors with their boys,…

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Spiral Hat by Eileen Troemel

A spiral hat is a pretty cool trick! Round and round you go, working two colors in tandem.  This styling hat is warm and fun. The Designer: Eileen Troemel I’ve been crocheting for nearly 40 years. I find new and exciting things I love about crocheting every year. Designing my own patterns is fun. It…

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Snowballs Hat by Angela Plunkett

A fun and quirky style slouch hat for girls of all ages. Simple stitches are combined to create a unique hat with sporadic “puffs”, plus a ribbed edging – perfect for keeping you warm and fashionable this winter!  The Designer: Angela Plunkett Angela’s main goal is to create unique, modern crochet patterns utilizing all natural…

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Messy Bun Beanie by Kim Shaw

The Messy Bun Beanie: a must-have for messy hair days any time of the year. The Designer: Kim Shaw About The Pattern Skill Level Intermediate The Yarn – Lion Brand Jeans Lion Brand Jeans, worsted weight #4 yarn (100% acrylic; 246 yds/225m per 3.5 oz/100g skein) 1 (1, 2) skeins Stonewash Yarn Substitutions Deborah Norville…

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4 Dress Up the Kids Patterns!

In issue #52, we’ve gathered some adorable & awesome dressy patterns for the kids! Take a look… Zing Pullover by Padma Ramesh Faux colorwork and simple shaping make this pullover deceptively easy to make. About The Pattern Skill Level Intemediate The Yarn – Lion Brand Jeans Lion Brand Jeans, worsted weight #4 yarn (100% acrylic; 246 yds/225m per 3.5…

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A+ Gifts for Kids Patterns

We LOVE to crochet for kids right? This month’s issue Just for the Kids is packed full of great patterns for the littles in your life! Take a look… Race Track Blanket by Elisa Lawless This blanket is made using tapestry crochet to create a racetrack. It doubles as both a playmat and a blanket. About The…

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4 Wearables for Girls Patterns!

Who needs an adorable crochet outfit for a girl?  In issue #52, we’ve brought together some amazing kid friendly patterns for you. Take a look… The Piper Cardi by Phanessa Fong Beginner stitches and gorgeous drape make this a relaxing piece to crochet and a lovely year round accessory. About The Pattern Skill Level Easy…

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Yarn Substitutions for July 2018 CAL

The Boat Neck Betty Top by Salena Baca is our amazing CAL for July 2018. It’s in the issue releasing on July 1, 2018, and works up very fast! Salena, our designer, has used Caron Simply Soft for her sample and the colors are quite lovely, don’t you think? But since we know that not everyone can find this…

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