Several times a year we host a crochet- or knit-along, a virtual event in which knitters and crocheters come together here online to work on one pattern together, share their experiences, and to learn together. There’s no need to sign up! Simply follow along with the blog posts at your own pace as you crochet your project, and feel free to share your comments and/or photos as you progress. Want to learn more? Click here for our guide.
Thank you for voting for our crochet-along! The winning pattern is … the Top Down Crochet Jacket!
Feel free to pick up this badge to use on your blog, Ravelry, etc to show that you’re participating! (Right-click on PCs or Ctrl+click on Macs to save it to your desktop and upload it to your site)
1. This week, download the pattern (click here for the pattern) and read it through so you have a sense of how the project is going to take shape. We’ll be walking you through a different element each week, so don’t worry if you see anything you’re not familiar with!
Want to substitute yarns? Learn more about substitution with this FAQ.
3. Introduce yourself below! Tell us who you are, where you’re from, who you’re making this jacket for, and what you hope to learn!
Plus, if you’re on Ravelry, click here to view and join our companion Ravelry group for the crochet-along.
So get your materials and join us back here in two weeks (September 11th) to talk about gauge and starting the project.
WEEK ONE: Top Down Crochet Jacket Crochet-Along: Swatching
WEEK TWO: Top Down Crochet Jacket Crochet-Along: Raglan
WEEK THREE: Top Down Crochet Jacket: Sleeve Construction
WEEK FOUR: Top Down Crochet Jacket: Edging
WEEK FIVE: Top Down Crochet Jacket: Finishing