Would you like a sneak peek at the August issue of our magazine ILikeCrochet? It’s chock-full of back-to-school goodies and dreamy wearables. You’ll take one look and grab your hook!
Before we get to the sneak peeks of some of our favorite summer crochet projects, let’s learn a little bit about ILikeCrochet. Our digital magazine is published bi-monthly by Prime Publishing LLC, the creators of AllFreeCrochet.com. In each issue you’ll get the newest, trendiest and 100% exclusive patterns and tutorials from the best in the business. Each issue has video tutorials, high quality digital photographs and everything else you need to make each project from start to finish.
We take the time to make sure that every pattern is professionally tech-edited so your project will come out just like our gorgeous, professional, full-color photographs. A subscription of our digital magazine offers you 30 projects and more that 5 articles in each issue, so you can get over 180 exclusive projects and tutorials in a year!
Let’s get to the sneak peeks – you’re going to love everything we have to offer this month – and don’t forget that these are just our favorites out of 30 projects in each issue.
ILikeCrochet – Bags and Backpacks!
We may be winding down the summer months quickly, but August still has plenty to offer. The warm summer sun isn’t done with us yet – so you might want work up a quick tote bag for one more trip to the beach or a lacy top for a night on the town.
The Boho Tote is the perfect bag to grab-and-go when headed out to the beach. With it’s fabric lining and sturdy bamboo handles, you’ll be able to toss your favorite book, a towel, sunglasses and snack in the bag and you won’t have to worry about getting sand in everything.
Of course, a bag this wonderful isn’t just for the beach. Paired with a super-cute pair of sandals, you’ve got a wonderful tote for a day of strolling the boardwalk and even into date night.
The Owl See You at School Backpack is a fun summer project to hook up when you are still loving your warm summer days and just not ready for school to start.
Making a your own crochet backpack is surprisingly easy, and comes together very quickly with a sturdy yarn. Your little one will love having this cheerful little creature keeping them company on their first day of school. And don’t forget that you can easily customize the colors for you little one, and even get them involved with the process so they will truly love their very own back-to-school backpack.
Our very favorite piece from the August issue of ILikeCrochet has to be the Watercolor Tunic. This crochet top is just so versatile! Worked up in a basic yarn, you’ve got a great day-to-day top that you can throw on with just about anything – from a pair of jeans to a pretty maxi skirt. Work it up in a fancier yarn for a special occasion top that will pair nicely with slacks and heels.
You’ll be surprised at how easy this top is to make, it only requires a few basic stitches. Even better, it works up incredibly quickly and we’ve got all the tips and techniques you’ll need from start-to-finish.