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Beginner's Luck — Ginger Purse
Beginner's Luck — Ginger Purse
Design by Kathleen Berlew
Fairly new to crochet? Learn the most basic stitch and you are ready to make this summery purse! Worked entirely in single crochet stitches, this classic design will work just as well in wool or acrylic yarn for a winter version!
Cool Cotton — Beach House Pillows
Cool Cotton — Beach House Pillows
Designs by Phyllis Gould
Crocheted in neutral colors, these summery pillows are quick and easy to make in worsted-weight cotton and require minimal finishing.
Cool Cotton — Faux-Macramé Plant Hanger
Cool Cotton — Faux-Macramé Plant Hanger
Design by Laurie Ann Sand
This plant hanger crocheted in sturdy worsted-weight cotton yarn is the perfect way to add a touch of nature to your home.
Cool Cotton — Framed Floral Place Mat
Cool Cotton — Framed Floral Place Mat
Design by Jennifer Olivarez
A simple hexagon frame surrounds a whimsical floral center creating a unique place mat that’s sure to add a stylish accent to your table setting. Crocheted in the round from the center, the cotton/linen yarn adds a touch of elegance.
Cool Cotton — Haleiwa Drawstring Purse
Cool Cotton — Haleiwa Drawstring Purse
Design by Jennifer Q
Dreaming of a vacation in the tropics? No matter where your adventures take you, this purse offers a stylish and practical way to carry all you need for a day's outing.
Cool Cotton — Moody Blues Table Topper
Cool Cotton — Moody Blues Table Topper
Design by Gaurangi Shah
One cake of worsted-weight cotton dyed in beautiful ombré shades makes a dramatic accent for your summer table. Make several to use as place mats or create a spectacular tablescape by making a stunning arrangement with your favorite summer-decor accents!
Cool Cotton — Shoreline Rug
Cool Cotton — Shoreline Rug
Design by Universal Yarn Design Team
This crochet rug will look right at home next to your favorite planters, collection of seashells or stack of books. It adds a fresh, boho vibe to any room. The best part? It works up in no time!
Cool Cotton — Stitch Sampler Wall Hanging
Cool Cotton — Stitch Sampler Wall Hanging
Design by Jennifer E. Ryan
Add a touch of boho vibe to your decor! Based on popular macramé and woven versions, this wall hanging is created with a variety of textured crochet stitches!
Cool Cotton — Wicker Weave Table Runner
Cool Cotton — Wicker Weave Table Runner
Design by Rena V. Stevens
With the look of woven wicker, this lovely table runner will add an elegant, summery look to your table. The border is crocheted row by row as you work the runner for minimal finishing.
Fast, Easy, Fun! — Coffee or Tea? Bookmark
Fast, Easy, Fun! — Coffee or Tea? Bookmark
Design by Shabnam Mirzaei
Coffee or tea? No matter which is your favorite, these cute bookmarks are the perfect way to enjoy a cuppa and a favorite book!
Heirloom Treasures — Sailboat Doily
Heirloom Treasures — Sailboat Doily
Design by Lisa Oberdorf
This fun doily from the Annie's archives features sailboats and other nautical motifs just perfect for a lakeside cottage.
Just Threads — Blooming Azalea
Just Threads — Blooming Azalea
Design by Gemma Owen
All the essence of summer is captured in one perfect floral motif! Bright and bold colors make this doily design really pop!
Just Threads —Rippling Water Table Runner
Just Threads —Rippling Water Table Runner
Design by Joyce Geisler
This gorgeous runner is easier to crochet than it looks! One simple motif is joined-as-you-go. First, work the solid-colored background then add the ombré layer to create the effect of rippling water.
Just Threads —Serendipity
Just Threads —Serendipity
Design by Gemma Owen
Dimensional popcorn, cluster and post stitches add the perfect touch when combined with a vibrant self-striping cotton crochet thread!
Just Threads —Summer Floral Doily
Just Threads —Summer Floral Doily
Design by Joyce Geisler
This stunning pineapple doily looks like one giant bloom! Choose your favorite summery colors and have fun stitching this masterpiece!
Learn a Stitch — Cabana Striped Dishcloth
Learn a Stitch — Cabana Striped Dishcloth
Design by Jackie Daugherty
No more wimpy edges when changing colors! Once you master chainless joins, you'll find working projects with multiple color changes a breeze. This simple dishcloth will help you learn chainless joins for single, half double and double crochet stitches.
Scraps Delight — Summer Fun Pennant
Scraps Delight — Summer Fun Pennant
Design by Kathleen Berlew
Celebrate summer with the next installment in our seasonal pennant series. Raid your worsted-weight scraps and customize your pennant by mixing and matching your favorite motifs.
Simply Shells — Diamonds & Shells Throw
Simply Shells — Diamonds & Shells Throw
Design by Margret Willson
Diamond-shaped clusters of shell stitches create dramatic impact! Crocheted in a solid color to show off the unique texture and pattern, this throw is not only easy to crochet, but also fun to make!
Simply Shells — Ibiza Breeze Scarf
Simply Shells — Ibiza Breeze Scarf
Design by Kenneth Cormier
Treble clusters elongate pretty shell stitches giving this summer scarf a lacy look. Crocheted from the center to the ends, the final row of shells provides the perfect place to attach flirty fringe!
Simply Shells — Shell Stitch Swoncho
Simply Shells — Shell Stitch Swoncho
Design ByKaterina
As easy to make as it is to wear, this oversized top that's a cross between a sweater and a poncho — a swoncho — is crocheted from the top down in one piece.
Simply Shells — Shells by the Sea Wrap
Simply Shells — Shells by the Sea Wrap
Design by Andee Graves
Perfect for a day at the beach or a night on the town, this stunning wrap features both open lacy and solid shell stitch patterns.
Simply Shells — Trade Winds Throw
Simply Shells — Trade Winds Throw
Design by Margret Willson
Large open-mesh shells give a light, airy look and feel to this gorgeous throw stitched in a beautiful shade of ocean blue perfect for a summer beach cottage.
The Mindful Crochet Art of Anna Drake
The Mindful Crochet Art of Anna Drake
Article by Randy Cavaliere
Anna Drake is a crocheter who creates patternless crochet art pieces. Much like crocheted coral reef exhibits, her work is intended to be thought-provoking in and of itself. It provokes thought not only about how trash clogs our oceans and landfills, but also about how another kind of trash clogs our brains.







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