Crochet away the winter blues with bright colors and tempting textures. This issue of Crochet World features a collection of heart-themed projects perfect for Valentine’s Day gifts and decorations. In the Timeless Textures chapter, you’ll find several projects with dimensional stitches that will keep your hook stitching all season! ; An effortless tunic to crochet and to wear! The Top-Down Tunic is simple enough to be a great first garment to make for yourself. The soft, cozy alpaca yarn makes this tunic a treat to wear all winter. ; Toasty textures! In the Cable Play Afghan, surface post stitches form horizontal bands of different cable patterns, creating a sampler of fun textures. Using a light-colored yarn lets the stitches take center stage!; Hearts all around! The Big Hearts Rug is made from a variation of single crochet, which creates dimension. With alternating pinks and reds, this rug makes a lovely welcome for your valentine. Plus, you won’t want to miss our tutorials. One shows you how to choose and change an easy doily pattern with new colors. Get all this and more when you download (or subscribe!) today!