Have you ever busted out your needles and yarn while, say, on the subway, or binging Netflix, or in between two soccer games? And then proceeded to lose your place, lose track of your pattern and basically lose your mind?
Crochet doesn't always get a lot of love when it comes to garments, but we're here to change all that. From cardigans, to vests, and even a baby sweater — don't miss out on making these gorgeous clothes.
Sometimes you just get in the zone, right? You're making major progress your current knitting or crocheting project — and oof, 2, 3, 4 hours have passed and now something is starting to ache, from your pinky to your palm. But don’t worry, crafters! Keeping on top of any pains by doing these few, um, handy exercises can prevent pain, promote flexibility, and increase circulation. You'll be able to binge-craft to your heart's content.
To the untrained eye, the difference between a knitted fabric and a crocheted one may not be super obvious. But to those in the know, knit and crochet are as different as night and day. Or are they? We’ll take a look at some of the common misconceptions about both crafts (does crochet *really* use more yarn?) and help you find reasons to love them both.
Have you ever crocheted a sweater only to try it on and be disappointed with the results? I certainly have. Figuring out how to crochet a sweater can be intimidating and overwhelming, even to the most experienced crocheters.
If you’ve ever dreamt of cuddling up in a cloud, this cozy cardigan is as close as you’ll ever get. With a modern chunky style, a wide ribbed color, and pockets (yay!), this quick and easy design is worked from the side across. The pattern uses basic crochet stitches throughout, so it’s approachable for almost any crochet level. This kit comes with silky soft Sprightly Yarns Acrylic Super Bulky.
Now that’s a wrap. This charming crochet sweater is made of just two rectangles folded in an origami style, meaning it’s absolutely easy to crochet. Perfect for any occasion—be it spring or fall, jeans or diamonds—this simple pullover is bound to become a perennial wardrobe staple.
A classic, kimono-style cardigan elevates any outfit — and now, you can make your own! This knee-length sweater features a pattern of petite pointelle lace that turns worsted yarn into a sophisticated silhouette.
If you’re looking for a quick-knit cardigan, this beautiful bell-sleeved sweater is the perfect fit. Worked in worsted weight yarn, the cardigan is made from a basic rectangle with slits for armholes, so you can cast the sleeves directly onto the body—no stitching involved!
Spring is in the air, and this sassy cardigan is about to become your most-loved seasonal accessory. With mesh shell pattern across the body and sleeves, minimal shaping, and seams only along the side, this easy-to-memorize pattern is easy to execute and perfect for pretty much any crochet level. Designed with Sprightly Cotton yarn!
A knit tank top boasts that perfect combo of warm, weighted yarn and a cool, carefree cut. Worked in rows, this easy-breezy top knits up into a solid fabric that’s simple to make and effortless to wear. Plus, the cropped edge is young, cool, and a great shape for every body type.
There’s a reason they call it amour. The Clover Amour Crochet Hook is instant love, with a bright, signature handle made from elastomer rubber to provide a comfortable, stress-free experience for your hands. Plus, these smooth hooks allow yarn to glide effortlessly as you work!
Remember when you were a kid and you would sift through your mom’s box of buttons to find the most beautiful ones? These are those buttons. These ¾” classic 2-hole buttons are made from real mother of pearl, so they’re sure to add some shine to any project.
Your friend for a quick fix! Clover Chibi with Darning Needles is a go-to for fixing holes, weaving in ends and seaming projects, featuring a three-needle set including numbers 13, 17 and 20. Your set also includes a handy, needle-shaped case, so you can stash your new tools with both practicality and style.