Over the rain­bow

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Rain­bows and wreaths are so in right now, and we couldn’t be hap­pier to be bring­ing you both! On page 14 you can snug­gle into blan­kets, cush­ions, mitts and more (great for be­gin­ners, too); and turn to this is­sue’s gor­geous 2019 cal­en­dar to get go­ing on Kate East­wood’s beau­ti­ful wreaths. Four stun­ning sea­sonal wreaths will keep you cro­chet­ing all year – and for more year-round inspiration, sub­scribe! Turn to page 32 to see our lat­est spe­cial gift, and if you’re read­ing in the States, there’s a great of­fer on page 86. Don’t miss out on all the cro­chet good­ies we’ll be bring­ing you in 2019!

SARA SCALES

Sara teaches cro­chet classes, and de­signs minia­tures and doll cro­chet, which you can nd on Etsy. This is­sue, she de­signed the gor­geous Christ­mas star cush­ion on page 47.

ELIS­A­BETH DAVIS DE HERRAIZ

Elis­a­beth stum­bled upon cro­chet by ac­ci­dent a decade ago and has never looked back – she says a day with­out cro­chet isn’t a full day! She’s de­signed a baby blan­ket for us on page 67.

MARTINE DE REGT

Self-taught cro­cheter Martine loves de­sign­ing her own pat­terns, from shawls to bags to amigu­rumi an­i­mals and dolls. Hook up her unique rein­deer doll on page 28.

HE­LEN MCLEAN

Aka Sew Sew Baby, de­signer and blog­ger He­len is mum to three boys, a self-taught cro­cheter and a self-con­fessed yarn ad­dict. Cro­chet keeps her sane... See her rain­bow blan­ket on page 17.

“Croche ù is my es­cape from ùhe real world ”

“I HA V'mE PùEaN SdITcrYochTeOù SEE THIN Gs­mSyUlaPnSgIDuaE D” OWN”

“I love the cre­ative flex­a­bil­ity of cro­chet ”

“My dream is to open my own yarn shop one day”

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