The Aurora Blanket

The Aurora Blanket by Susan Carlson of Felted Button is featured in the April 2018 issue of Happily Hooked Magazine. Exquisitely designed, this blanket uses the Aurora Collection from Schjeepes Whirl. These cake yarns go from a bright color in the center lightening to grey and then to black around the outside. It is a…

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Giveaway Alert! Win A $25 Giftcard To Red Heart Yarns

We love to give our readers something to smile about! Today we’re announcing a giveaway to win a $25 Gift Card to Red Heart Yarns. The contest will end soon so make sure to enter now and rack up as many entries as you can. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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5 Tips I Wish I Had for Crochet Pattern Shopping

In a world of social media, everything is online now. There are so many options, from free pattern blogs, to Ravelry, Etsy, and more. And I’ve explored all of them, extensively. I love crochet patterns, I have quite the collection! Just recently I purchased a pattern that left a sour taste in my mouth. It…

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Why I LOVE Happily Hooked!

Hey Y’all! Rohn Strong here! You know I love to gush about Happily Hooked all the time. If you’re a subscriber of our newsletters you’ll know this pretty well. There is, however, one question I get asked more than any other lately… “What sets Happily Hooked and Pattern Pack Pro apart from the rest?” We…

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Yarn Substitutions for our April 2018 CAL

  The Hippie Love Bag is our amazing CAL for April. It’s in the current issue, April 2018, and works up very fast! You can never have too many bags/purses and we know you will love this one! This bag has it all—texture, gorgeous colors, and lots of space. It’s a great bag for the…

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Yarn Substitutions for Our March CAL!

  Have you seen our gorgeous Crochet Along this month? We are working on Heather Gibbs’ Leafy Boughs Shawl! She made the sample with Scheepjes Whirl, an amazing, fingering weight yarn that has a very gradual gradient over 1000 meters. Unfortunately, it can be a little hard to find since Whirl comes from an international…

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A Love Letter to Yarn

“I will always buy extra yarn. I will not try to tempt fate.” – Stephanie Pearl-Mcphee When I was a young boy I didn’t like sports or television or video games. I spent most of my time reading and studying. I wanted to be President one day. In the summer of 1998 or so, the…

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Happily Hooked – Issue #47

Yesterday a new issue of Happily Hooked dropped!     I know, you probably aren’t as excited as I am but…we live with these patterns for months so watching the issues come together is pretty amazing! This month is all about Comfort Crochet! I always fall in love with three or four patterns from each…

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Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day!

Happy Monday and Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day or as I call it “eat all the Reese’s Hearts that I can in one sitting without getting sick.” Holidays…am I right? We hope you’re doing well out there in Crochetland. It’s been one heck of a month here at Happily Hooked HQ and we’ve been SO busy.…

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Emily’s Interview with Lena of Annie’s!

  Each year our friends over at Annie’s Crafts share with us their new collections for Annie’s Signature Designs. Lena, the lead designer, has a fabulous eye for classic, stylish patterns in gorgeous colors that will become staples in your closet. She gave me my choice of any pattern in the new collection to crochet…

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