Interweave Crochet!

March 5, 2012 § 1 Comment

We’re so excited to have a new design, the “Mermaid Shrug” in our Bamboo by the fabulous and talented Kristin Omdahl in the Interweave Crochet Spring 2012 issue!

Kristin Omdahl designs knit and crochet garments and patterns under her label KRISTIN, and is the author of “Seamless Crochet” (Interweave, December 2011), “A Knitting Wrapsody” (Interweave, January 2011), “Crochet So Fine” (Interweave, July 2010) and “Wrapped In Crochet” (Interweave, 2008). She appears in every episode of Knitting Daily TV on public television as the show’s “Crochet Corner” expert, and she conducts seminars around the country on crochet and in her new DVD workshops, “Crochet Basics and Beyond with Kristin Omdahl” (Interweave 2011) and “Innovative Crochet: Motifs” (Interweave, 2009). Kristin’s work has appeared in Interweave Crochet, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Vogue Knitting, plus books including “Crochet Gifts” (Interweave, 2009) and “Crochet Me” (Interweave, 2007). She enjoys knitting and crocheting in her orchid garden in sunny, Southwest Florida. Check out what’s new with Kristin at

all images © Harper Point Photography

The issue is on stands now and it’s just what we need to cure our spring fever!

Here are the pattern specs:

Designer: Kristin Omdahl

Finished Size: 35 (38, 43, 48, 53)” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 35″, modeled with 3″ ease.

Yarn: Be Sweet Bamboo (100% bamboo; 110 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #622 silver green, 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) balls.

Hook Size: D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle.

Gauge: 3 reps = 5″; 8 rows = 3¼” in sh patt, after blocking.


There are so many beautiful designs in this issue, so go check it out!



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