About the September 2023 Issue of Crochet Foundry Magazine
We're so excited about the release of our new September 2023 issue of Crochet Foundry Magazine, and we just can't hide it! We have to talk about this collection of size-inclusive crochet designs.
THE DESIGNS OF SEPTEMBER 2023:
This collection includes four sweaters, a bag, a headband, and an amigurumi playset. This month, there are TWO Tunisian crochet designs as well. Let's find out more about these designs!
1. No Slip Stitch Given Sweater by Ana-Maria Babanica
Meet your next favorite autumn sweater! The No Slip Stitch Given Sweater features a timeless knit-look texture, and the stitch pattern lives up to its name – it involves almost no slip stitch work!
With a generous amount of positive ease around the bust for the ultimate cozy fit, this is the ideal garment to style down and lounge at home, or style up for a fancy night out. Featuring details such as a turtleneck, a high low hem, bubble sleeves and ribbed finishings, this sweater is comfy and cozy, like a wearable blanket yet incredibly stylish.
Sizes: Finished measurements:
Bust and hip circumference: 36.75 (40, 44.75, 48, 52.75) (56, 60.75, 64, 68.75)" /
93 (102, 114, 122, 134) (142, 154, 163, 175) cm
Intended Ease: 4-8" positive ease around the bust and hips
2. Fluffy Tunisian Pullover by Smitha Crasta
With colorful mornings, fluttering leaves and chill in the air, fall is a sight to behold. An oversized sweater with a turtleneck, a drape that resonates the gush of autumnal breeze and Tunisian full stitches and a faux fur hem to translate the cozy weather, Fluffy Tunisian Pullover is an ode to crisp autumn mornings and gusty wind filled evenings.
Panel width 19 (21, 23, 25, 27) (29, 31, 33, 35)”
48.25 (53.25, 58.5, 63.5, 68.5) (73.5, 78.75, 83.75, 89) cm
3. Bishop Cardigan by Leanna Haughian
Introducing the Bishop Cardigan, featuring the beautifully textured alpine stitch and a faux ribbed collar. Perfect for chilly days or snuggling up on the couch, this cardigan is as stylish as it is comfortable.
4. Checkered Sweater by Jess Bennett
This cool graphic sweater features small granny square motifs, and is the perfect mix of comfort and cool. Great for the office, out and about or relaxing at home you can jazz it up or dress it down and the striking monochrome color scheme means it goes with everything.
35 (39.5, 43.25, 47.25, 51) (55, 59, 63, 69)”
90 (100, 110, 120, 130) (140, 150, 160, 170) cm
5. Boho Knot & Pocket Bag Lorene Eppolite
Get ready to embark on a journey to craft a unique and stylish knot bag that perfectly balances functionality and fashion. This crochet pattern is designed to showcase the beauty of post stitches while incorporating a practical pocket and charming decorative accessories, making it an exciting project for crocheters of all skill levels.
In this pattern, you'll discover the art of post stitches, adding rich texture and depth to your crochet fabric. These stitches create a stunning visual effect that will surely catch the eye and make your knot bag stand out in the crowd. The incorporation of a cleverly designed pocket adds an element of utility, allowing you to keep your essentials handy while on the go.
Bag body is 19" x 10"
Yarn: (Note: This yarn is held double for this pattern). Omega Sinfonia Cotton Yarn, Sport Weight, 100% Mercerized Cotton
Hook: Furls H/5.5mm Hook
6. Last Best Headband by Emily Reiter
This is the Last Best Headband you will ever make. Whether you’re a fan of Tunisian crochet or not, after making this headband, you will never want to make a different pattern ever again!
Because it’s quick-to-make and can be made with any fiber, you’ll be able to make one in
every color to match your outfits in every season. By choosing your button you can make it a fashion statement, or pure function. The choices and options are endless for your last best headband
20.5” long x 2-3” wide
Yarn: Furls Whims Merino, Weight 3 light DK
Hook: US G 4.0mm Tunisian Hook
7. Cozy Campfire Amigurumi Set by Jackie Laing
Share your favorite fables with your little ones around this cozy plush campfire!! This little set is the perfect Kit for your little ones to enjoy indoors….and enjoy the fun of camping! Sit around the cute kawaii flames….and create your own smores!
Yarn: Furls Wander, Weight 4 Worsted 100% Acrylic
Hook: H/5.0mm Hook