Crochet World Magazine's October 2012 Issue Preview

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I'm Carol Alexander,
executive editor of Crochet World
magazine. Welcome to a short
preview of the exciting projects
featured in our October 2012
Our cover project and Fast,
Easy, Fun! feature is the colorful
Retro Wrap, designed by
Carrie Carpenter. Carrie's design gives
a classic ripple pattern an updated
fashion look with a bit of retro flair.
This cozy wrap can be
worn different ways for optional
Our special sections in this issue feature
projects that celebrate autumn
and focus on family time.
Beautiful, seasonal colors are showcased
in a variety of fashion accessories and
home accents, including
Katherine Eng's New Age Throw
and Log Cabin Pillows, Jewdy Lambert's
Sassy Spiral Scarf,
Heather Prusia's Layered Scallops Tote
and JoHanna Dzikowski's Lacy
Meadows Shawl.
And, naturally, it wouldn't be fall without
Halloween. Kids will love Deb Arch's
adorable Baby Frankie
and Scaredy Cat Treat Bags,
and tween girls can rock it out
dressed like a rock star in Carrie Carpenter's
funky Just for Fun Wig.
The family can stay warm
and comfortable at outdoor fall
activities, such as football games,
wiener roasts, hayrides and
hiking, with our variety of cozy
accessories. Included are
Carrie Carpenter's Plaid Stadium
Blanket, Linda Dean's Go Team!
Hooded Scarf, Darla Fanton's
Double-Warm Hat and Deb
Arch's "Let's Have a Party!" bottle
and can cozies. For snuggling
up at home with a good book or movie,
the Shades of Wine Lapghan from
Cindy Adams is the perfect
Our Beginner's Luck pattern is the
cute-as-can-be Goony Bird Tooth
Fairy, by Deb Arch.
What child wouldn't love falling asleep
beside this funny little bird,
with excited expectations of waking
up to a special reward for a lost
tooth? And perhaps, just as
importantly, what mom or grandma
wouldn't love making this goofy little
Our Touch of Style project is the Uptown
Granny Jacket by Geraldine Freedman.
Cherry-red centers give the
denim blue granny motifs on the jacket
front a jazzy pop of pizzazz,
offering a new look for
a classic design.
The Seasoned to Perfection scarf
is the perfect design for our
Scrap Delights feature, as
any number of colors of sport-weight yarn
can be used to create your own personal
color palette.
Linda Dean gives old, worn-out jeans
a practical new purpose in her Winner's
Circle design, the Welcome Home
Denim Mat. The crocheted strips
of denim material create a rug that
is unique and very durable.
Agnes Russell's Just Threads
design is the lovely Triangle
Doily, which cleverly incorporates
triangular motifs in a circular
pattern to create a unique
Rounding out the issue are Jewdy Lambert's
colorful and cozy Checks & Stripes
Socks, the beautiful Caramel
Throw from Cindy Adams,
Janet Brani's Timber Ridge Lodge
Runner, and Cora Rattle's elegant
Chrysanthemum Table Topper.
I hope you have enjoyed this visual
journey through our October 2012 issue,
and until next time,
I wish you a fun-filled autumn
and the joy of crochet.