Welcome to The Crochet Collection! Crochet is truly re-emerging as the craft du jour. And, as more and more crafters get hooked, the number of fabulous new patterns available increases. This is great news, whether you’re a seasoned crocheter
or new to the craft. With this in mind, we’ve chosen some of our favourite makes from the recent Let’s Get Crafting magazine archive to create a compendium of projects to keep you busy.
We’ve included more than 50 great makes, covering everything from toys to kids’ gifts, and fashion to homewares, so whatever your particular passion, there will be something to keep you entertained. Amigurumi, too, is quickly making its way up the popularity ladder, and some of our toy projects use this wonderful technique, which provides a neat, even finish on small (and completely cute!) figures. If you can’t wait to get started, there is a choice of four projects you can make using your
If you can’t wait to get started, there is a choice of four projects you can make using your kit. While kids (big and small) are sure to adore the elephants on page 20, anyone looking for a grown-up home makes with a touch of vintage style should check out the everlasting bouquet on page 70, table doilies on page 76 or the candy bowls on page 80.
Whether you’ve crocheted before and are looking to refresh your skills or are picking up a crochet hook for the first time, our
handy step-by-step instructions for the most common crochet stitches on pages 111-113 cover the basics.
I really hope you enjoy making these projects as much as we’ve enjoyed compiling them.