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#TogetherWeCrochet Projects from YOU!

At a time when many of us are finding ourselves with a bit more free time than we’re used to, we’re reminded that crocheting brings us joy and comfort. We’re going to keep crocheting, and we hope you’ll join us. Here are some highlights from our crochet community.

How to Make a Yarn Swatch Book

We absolutely LOVE this DIY Yarn Swatch book our friend Lisa at HelloHappy made to keep track of her Brava yarn. Get the tutorial (and printables!): DIY Yarn Swatch Book.

Joyce’s Meditative Mandala

“This is what I’m working on. Helen Shrimpton’s ‘Mandala Madness‘ using Brava sport weight. I’m having a grand time keeping my hands busy! Thirty more rows to go.”
-Joyce R.
Lexington, KY

Handmade Hermione

Deborah sent us a photo of her current project: “Amigurumi keeping me busy.”

Hooray for Hats

“We in the 55+ community where I live, have several ladies who are knitting and crocheting hats, scarves and gloves/mittens for homeless people in the northern states.  I am so proud to be a member of the group.  I feel I am making a difference, no matter how small.

I like unusual hat patterns and to that end, I have quite a collection!

This is the hat I am working on right now, called the Pinetree Hat.  It is made with fingering yarn. Crocheting is my passion!  I do knit (if I have to😊) and also tat, a lost art.  I am self-taught in everything and also left-handed!” -J Morreale

Amazing Rainbow Abacus Blanket

Mister Domestic is working on this lovely rainbow blanket, made with the Abacus Blanket pattern, and a Hue Shift Crochet Afghan Kit.

“Crafting keeps me sane and I wouldn’t want to imagine my life without it. Knowing how important it is for my self care, my family supports me taking time each day for myself to craft. I’ll either go into my craft space and crank up the Enya or grab a skein and hooks and watch some Netflix and, when I’m really in a tizzy, I find that repetitively working the one stitch or an activity in a project has this way of forcing me into presence and basically resets my energy to tackle the rest of my day.” – Mathew Boudreaux- Mister Domestic

Heirloom Crochet

Jeanette G. wrote:
“Just listened to the most recent podcast. I smiled a lot while listening to all the stories. I am so thankful for my mother and all the needle crafts she taught me, especially crochet!  When my mom passed away she left me this beautiful crocheted spread that her grandmother had given to her. It’s a treasure!”

Brava Bunnies

Yaya’s Hook and Yarn made these adorable crocheted bunnies for her Etsy shop… and they sold out! We love her Brava Worsted color palette!

Un-Planned Pooling in Dishie Multi!

dd_glenn on Instagram made this pretty plaid pattern with Dishie Multi.

“This ACCIDENTALLY happened! All this time I wanted to do Planned Pooling crochet to get that look of plaid- and I get it without even trying. I absolutely LOVE this Dishie Multi in Berry Basket that I ordered from @wecrochetofficial!!!”

To Try this Plaid Pattern Yourself:

Using Dishie Multi, dd_glenn says: “I used a 4.25 mm G hook–smaller than recommendation, and did the Moss Stitch with a chain of 28.”

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Free Crochet Pattern: Hue Shift Afghan – 12 Weeks of Gifting

We’re featuring a new free pattern every Tuesday for 12 weeks. This week’s free crochet pattern is the Hue Shift Afghan.

A model wears a colorful afghan around her shoulders -- the Hue Shift Afghan

The autumn leaves have just begun to fall, which means we are already thinking about our “To Make” lists for holiday gifting! What better way to express one’s creativity and generosity than with a handmade gift for the ones we love?

To kick off our new blog, (and to get you started with your holiday makes!), we are launching our new holiday tradition: the 12 Weeks of Gifting, where we release a brand new free pattern every Tuesday for 12 weeks, counting down the days to mid December.

We’ll be featuring all sorts of projects during the 12 weeks – from cozy throws to gorgeous cowls – a little something for everyone on your list!  

12 Weeks of Gifting—Week 1:
Hue Shift Afghan

The Hue Shift Afghan spread out for display

First up is the Hue Shift Afghan, a marvelous rainbow-colored blanket made of our favorite go-to yarn Brava Sport, a 100% premium acrylic yarn that comes in a whole rainbow of colors.

Made with simple single crochet mitered squares and finished off with a darker border, the Hue Shift Afghan is a deceptively simple pattern that explores color in a new and creative way!

Download the Free Pattern now!

Hue Shift Afghan Kit: 10% Off!

Hue Shift Afghan Crochet Kit: A photo of the afghan pattern along with all the yarn needed to make the project.

To make it as easy as possible for you to get started on your project, we’ve put all the yarn you need to make this project into a kit. The kit contains enough yarn to make the Hue Shift Afghan, as well as a printed version of the pattern.

And, if you buy the kit, you save 10%!

Buy the Hue Shift Afghan Kit Now!