Crochet, Fall 2012

Ready for the colors of autumn? The Fall 2012 issue of Interweave Crochet explores a range of crochet color techniques, including tapestry crochet, mosaic crochet, Fair Isle and more. Projects feature designs by color guru Kathy Merrick, as well as Carol Ventura, Doris Chan (with a Rockin' Red Dress!) and more. Learn the basics of filet crochet and try your hand at Kathryn White's stunning dragon shawl. Maire Treanor concludes the Clones lace series with the history of the Clones knot and directions on joining motifs. Twenty timeless crochet patterns escort you into the fall season. 

On Newsstands September 11, 2012




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Colorplay Cardigans

Fall Fields Cardigan
Beth Nielsen

Saturn Sweater
Linda Permann

Cornucopia of Color

Chevron Scarf
Kathy Merrick

Bear Lake Hat
Victoria Hewerdine Thornton

ZigZag Socks
Patsy Harbor

Arrowhead Tote
Carol Ventura

Thistledown Tunic
Lily Chin

 Essential Cardigan

Prairie Grass Cardigan
Robyn Chachula

Cloudscape Cardigan
Valentina Devine

Sylvia Sweater
Sharon Zientara

 Tame the Dragon


Chinese Dragon Shawl
Kathryn White


From the Heart

Ruffles Scarf
Shelby Allaho

Rockin' Red Dress
Doris Chan

Poppy Jacket
Annette Petavy


Russet Jacket
Kathy Merrick

Rasta Rose Cardi
Tammy Hildebrand

Trellis Vest
Kristen TenDyke







 Feature Projects

Fast & Fabulous: Marbled eCover
Janet Brani

Biased Granny Pillow
Vickie Howell

Clones Lace Shawl
Maire Treanor



Yarn Spotlight: Color
by Marcy Smith
Explore variegated yarn options.

Fast & Fabulous: Marbled eCover
by Janet Brani
This eBook cover is inspired by traditional notebooks.

Ergonomics, Part 2: No Pain! Just Gain.
Andee Graves

Learn simple stretches and exercises to prevent crochet pain.

Superswatch: Your Colorwork Hero
by Victoria Hewerdine Thornton

Learn how to work crochet colorwork.

Craftivism: Rag Rugs
by Betsy Greer
The art of the home.

Home Hooking: Unbiased Home Dec
by Vickie Howell
Combining traditional techniques and modern sensibilities.

Clones Lace Series, The Finale
by Maire Treanor
Join your motifs with a traditional Clones knot mesh.

Beyond the Basics: Filet Crochet
by Doris Chan
Learn how to work this traditional thread technique—then take it to new levels.



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