Make & Hue

Make Along Patterns

There’s nothing more exciting than a group project, especially when it’s a knit or crochet pattern that your crafty pals make-along together. Whether you’re interested in hats and socks for a community service project, little techniques for learning, or itching to explore colour in a new shawl, these ten patterns are perfect picks for your next get-together.

Bold hues aren’t only about colour, they’re about attitude (see above image)! Pairing them up with a blend of simple stitches makes for a refreshing project that everyone will want to make together.


For those eager to test a little lace with a little colour, Jessica Anderson’s Lesedi is a beautiful choice. The simple stitches promise a weightless decadence.


Worked up in a bulky-weight, Boundless by Angela Tong offers effortless texture and comfort in an accessory project that every group member will enjoy in the blink of an eye.


For the crocheters in the crowd looking for a small group project, Garden Hue by Jill Wright is just the ticket. This classic, close-to-the-neck cowl is an instant-gratification accessory.


Socks are so fun to knit in a group setting and with ND’s Pennar pattern, this is all the truer! Off-center lace and a toe-up construction make for an interesting knit that keeps everyone engaged.


Our 2017 mystery knit-along project is great fun for groups, with constant colour and stitch changes to delight around every corner. And imagine the colour possibilities!


If your knitting group is eager for a new blanket pattern for a service project, Tazetta by Tabetha Hedrick is a solid pick. With the right amount of texture, and worked from point to point, it’s knit up in no time at all.


Squishy and lacy, with a super simple constriction, Yona by Charlotte Lee has the perfect amount of skill, texture, and colour to captivate every crocheter in your project group.


Jen Lucas has the best accessory set for your favourite make-alongers: Fox River Hat & Mitts. Everyone in the room will savor the hints of lace and delicate ribbing.


Evo Socks from Felicia Lo are super simple, yet super fun project to make. Whether your group donates or keeps these, everyone will love the endless colour options and easy construction.


About Tabetha Hedrick

Tabetha Hedrick is a knitwear designer and writer raising a family just outside the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee. As the Design Director for SweetGeorgia Yarns, her days (and heart) are filled to the brim with knitting, art, writing, editing, planning, and finding ways to put it all together. In the midst of that fibre-filled life, you'll find her living simply in the sweet spot where creativity, discovery, parenthood, and life intertwine.

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