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Appreciating A Crochet Designer’s Skill

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Thanks for visiting my website, TheCrochetCrowd.com. I've been crocheting since I was 14 years old and genuinely excited by yarn and projects to crochet. Serving the globe has it's challenges in reaching audiences of difference languages and cultures but it's remarkable all the same. One of the best elements of crochet is that yarn and project ideas know no borders. Join our learning channel on YouTube, look up "How to Crochet with The Crochet Crowd" and our entire free library of tutorials is waiting for you to enjoy. Subscribe to our channel to be the first to know when new projects are released.

13 thoughts on “Appreciating A Crochet Designer’s Skill

  • April 12, 2015 at 11:31 am

    Love everything you do. Can’t wait to see where you go with this.

  • April 6, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    Mikey, you know all of us crochet crowders at on pins and needles now waiting to see your design. Oops! Maybe I shouldn’t have said that! I don’t mean to make it harder for you. But designing something from scratch is really putting yourself out there. Having to write it down so that others can do it too is something someone in most other crafts wouldn’t have to do. I know what you do will be good. Can’t wait to see it and try it out!

  • April 6, 2015 at 7:22 am

    Can’t wait to try it out!! I’ve been designing some bags and purse and what not! Its hard, me and math just don’t get along very well. My Husband has had to check over my math quite a few times.

  • April 6, 2015 at 12:08 am

    I am excited for you!!! And I can’t wait to try your design.

  • April 5, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    Wow! I’m currently writing a pattern too and there’s definitely a lot of frogging, but I’m creating the pattern as I crochet it and writing down as I go.

    You’re a lot more diligent, especially weighing the yarn. Good thinking!

    Of course I want asked to write my pattern, so it’s a bit lower pressure.

    Looking forward to seeing your results!

  • April 5, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Mikey that must be such an honor. I know it’s a lot of work both physically and mentally. I have faith that whatever you come up with, will be as amazing as you are. Can’t wait

  • April 5, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    I’m trying my hand at designing blocks for an afghan idea I had… well, it started as an afghan idea, but I’ve decided to turn my successful test motifs into a tote bag, then use a different yarn for the afghan. So much math, a lot of frogging, and quickly diagrammed sections to figure out what works best and makes sense, and then trying to write up the pattern? I’m getting a whole new level of appreciation for designers whose work I already was in awe of.

  • April 5, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    That is awesome, keep up the good work and challenging yourself to make more of your craft than you thought you could.

  • April 5, 2015 at 11:52 am

    If this is ‘free form’ crochet I can hardly wait!!!

  • April 5, 2015 at 11:03 am

    Wow. Enjoying the details of this process to create. And some people don’t even consider that crocheting is an art. You have proven that creativity with a hook and a piece of string is an endless universe. Continue to be expressive and courageous. 🙂

  • April 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Mikey you rock! I can’t wait to see what the finished project will be. I always enjoy reading your articles and the newsletter! You, Diva Dan, Cathy and the rest of the team are so awesome! Keep up the work that gets us “hookers” excited!

  • April 5, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Can’t wait for it to begin finished. I know this will have all the good stuff. Mikey will be in it with every stich made.

  • April 5, 2015 at 10:41 am

    I can’t wait to see it! I am new to the CAL and loving them! Keep up the great work (I know it’s hard).
    You are and inspiration.

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