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#CrochetinMay: 10 Crochet Projects We’re Hooked On
According to our friend and fiber arts goddess Kristy Glass, this month is #CrochetinMay! In other words, consider challenging yourself to pick out a crochet project (or multiple projects!) and work on it throughout the month of May!
To help inspire your #CrochetinMay adventures, we’ve rounded up 10 crochet projects recently completed by our fellow CommuniTEA members, including project/pattern details so you can make them too! (TIP: All of these projects would look awesome made with Omegacryl yarn!)
If you’re new to crochet, we have fundamental crochet tutorials here in our Online Craft Studio to help you follow along with most of the awesome patterns featured below!
Throughout the rest of the month, use code CROCHETINMAY for 10% off our Crochet Kits to ensure you have everything you need for your #CrochetinMay journey! And as always, tag us on Instagram @theneonteaparty so we can see what you’re creating!!! We can’t wait!
P.S. You’ll notice some *CAMPER SPOTLIGHTS* throughout! In our Winter 2021 session of CAMP TNTP, campers receive a crochet crash-course from guest counselor India Williams of Stitch’d by India and have been crushing projects ever since! A pretty awesome testament to the power of what you can learn at CAMP TNTP. Head here to find out what awesome craftiness we have in store for Summer 2021!
*CAMPER SPOTLIGHT* // Holly Woodward Designs Gigi Jumper by Jenn VB
Note from Jenn: “It’s such a good pattern. Love that [Holly’s] patterns are size inclusive and come in both US and U.K. terms!”
Note from TNTP: Get started with classic grannies using our Granny Square tutorial here!
Stitch’d by India Cove Crop Top by India W.
Note from India: “Manifested during this chaotic time is The Cove . . . Crop Top! Fun, flirty and ready for a good time this crop top is just the piece to get this summer started!”
Note from TNTP: India released this pattern last summer and we’ve been itching to make it ever since!
Note from Laura: “For the poncho, I used [this pattern] for the flower squares, added all the rows of white which is a super basic stitch (alternating rows, one row in all dc, one row filet stitch [1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc]), then the tassels are from [the TNTP Pom Pom & Tassel Kit!”
Note from TNTP: UK and US use different terms for crochet. Crafty CC’s Rainbow Flower Granny Square Pattern is in UK terms, so be sure to refer to a terms translator to crochet translate instructions into US terms!
Apricot Polkadot Crochet Rainbows by Sarah F. of Apricot Polkadot
Note from Sarah: “During the quarantine last year, I took up rainbow making. My mom dropped off a large rainbow that she had crocheted, and since I had a little more time at home than normal and since I needed something to keep my mind busy, I created this pattern for a smaller rainbow. This is also a great stash-buster project, as you can use yarn you have on hand!”
Note from TNTP: A bunch of our CommuniTEA members (namely the amazing Jenn VB aka @tikiwren!) have taken up making these sweet crochet rainbows. They are perfect for gifting as they truly bring sunshine to people’s days!
*CAMPER SPOTLIGHT* // The Neon Tea Party Granny Square Jean Jacket Patch by Jen G.
Note from Jen: “I sewed it [onto the jacket] by hand with 1 strand of Omegacryl!”
Note from TNTP: Follow our Granny Square tutorial, then just keep adding rows until you reach your desired granny square patch size!
*CAMPER SPOTLIGHT* // Holly Woodward Designs Brie Jumper by Sarah S.
Note from Sarah: “I made a freaking sweater!!! [Holly is] super nice, I messaged her!”
Note from TNTP: This pattern is basically granny square stripes! If you’ve attempted our granny square, this is a FANTASTIC sweater pattern to start with, like Sarah did!
Bella Coco Circle of Hope Granny Square blanket by Felicia S.
Note from TNTP: Felicia used Omeagcryl for this incredible blanket!!!! She also shared with us that she went “totally random” with the colors. We ADORE how each one came out!!!!!
*CAMPER SPOTLIGHT* // Stephanie Zed Creations Crochet Market Bag by Jen O.
Note from Jen: “It’s just single crochet and chaining! That’s it!! Made with 3mm @niromastudio cotton rope, it is sturdy and incredibly dense.”
Note from TNTP: Want to make a colorful version of this market bag? Use multiple strands of Omegacryl to thicken it up! Check out our guide to blending Omegacryl for crochet here!
*CAMPER SPOTLIGHT* // Stitch’d by India CoVi Cardi by MO S.
Note from MO: “My cardigan is based off @stitchdbyindia‘s CoVi Cardi. I didn’t follow the pattern exactly because I got a bit too excited, but if you go to her page you can see what I am supposed to be making!”
Note from TNTP: Another Omegacryl creation!!!!! Love seeing how wearable Omegacryl is, especially in Granny form!
Knit + Escape Ziggy Interrupted scarf by Kristy Glass
Note from Kristy: “You should make a Ziggy with your Omegacryl!” Access this pattern + workshop starting May 24th.
Note from TNTP: Find our tassel tutorial here!
We hope these projects inspire you to embark on your own #CrochetinMay adventures! Be sure to tag us on Instagram @theneonteaparty so we can see what you create!
Have project questions for any of these incredible crocheters?! Drop them in the comments below and we’ll pass along your inquiries!
Peace, love & neon,