Vickie Howell is guest editor of this fabulous, oversized special issue of Crochetscene, with 34 awesome crochet projects. These on-trend projects by top designers are crafted with the newbie crocheter in mind, but they are engaging enough for experienced crocheters. We covered the spectrum: projects in both jewel tones and black and white; chunky yarn in openwork for immediate gratification and fine-gauge yarn crocheted into beautiful garments and accessories; and a full section of projects to give pow to your décor. Clear, easy-to-follow patterns—plus a step-by-step How to Crochet section—allow you to make fabulous crochet projects quickly and without angst. Wrap crochet into your life with these quick yet mod projects—garments, accessories, bags and more—that let you proclaim that you are a crocheter.