Sneak Peek – Love of Crochet’s Special Holiday 2013 Issue

Many of us have already started thinking about our holiday crafting, but you will definitely want to set some yarn aside for the fun projects in Love of Crochet’s special Holiday Issue! With its beautiful and current designs, you’re sure to find something to crochet for everyone on your list (and something for yourself too).

04_LOC_4HOL13_HS_1_200pxIf you’ve been searching for the perfect sweater to make a fashionista in your life, try the Turquoise Tinsel Shrug. Using only one skein of gorgeous, specialty yarn, this shrug is quick to crochet and would make a great statement at a holiday or New Year’s party. The Convertible Cashmere Sweater is another fashionable garment that will flatter any figure. Its lacy, open stitches and ribbed sleeves will make it an instant favorite.convertible cashmere 200


For the guy in your life, the Ice Fishing Gaiter is the perfect accessory to keep him warm and toasty this winter. It’s a perfect project for a beginner and can be crocheted in a flash.

monkey trouble 200Any kid will love the Monkey Trouble blanket and pillow. Stitch this set for a gift that will be treasured for years to come.

peppermint trio 200The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a few festive decorations in your home. Crochet the Peppermint Trio and you’ll have a table runner, hot pad, and trivet that are sure to bring some holiday cheer. Also, the Precious Gift Charms are an adorable way to dress up any wrapped gift. You could even use them as ornaments to hang right in your tree.

gift charms 200Our Holiday Issue goes on sale October 15th, so pick it up at a nearby newsstand or from our Crochet and Knit Shop. We can’t wait to get started on these fun projects! Which ones are you most excited for?