The Crochet Crowd

Crochet Diagram Challenge Afghan Pattern

Reading Time: 4 minutes Crochet Diagram Challenge Afghan Crocheters on board the Crochet Cruises for Feb 23 – March 6th are working on a community afghan project. They will start moving forward on their afghans starting on Feb 23rd. There is always a demand for crocheters who didn’t join us to participate at home. For the first time, you […]

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Crochet Inspired Stripe Sampler Blanket Pattern

Reading Time: 10 minutes Crochet Inspired Stripe Sampler Blanket In search of decluttering and hooking out some of your yarn collection? I may have a solution where changing yarns is encouraged. I stumbled across the Crochet Inspired Striped Blanket and was so intrigued about the stitches used. I had instant questions such as the following: How many different stitches […]

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Crochet Llama-No-Drama Stitch Along Pattern

Reading Time: 6 minutes Llama-No-Drama Stitch Along The Llama-No-Drama is an excellent crochet artistry amigurumi example from Yarnspirations. Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart. This a HUGE pattern and the best way to attack a great pattern, such as this, is to go step by step in increments. There is learning opportunities with this one that includes the […]

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The Secret Behind the Yarn Ball Bath

Reading Time: 3 minutes Behind the Scenes Secrets Yarn Bath 40 minutes prior to going live with Yarnspirations, I thought randomly as I was sipping my tea, “Wouldn’t it be fun to do something different on camera today?”  I just got an order in from Yarnspirations and the balls were still in the box. I thought it’s already in […]

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Crochet Mandala Stitch Along Pattern

Reading Time: 6 minutes Crochet Mandala Stitch Along We are kicking off 2020 just a week early on Boxing Day, Dec 26, 2019, with the Red Heart Mandala Throw Pattern. Technically speaking, the pattern is already out in the public domain through Yarnspirations.com. So crocheters can start at any time but the video tutorials will be timed to match […]

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83 #BOLO Crochet and Knit Patterns 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes 83 #BOLO (Be On the Look Out) Crochet and Knit Projects 4 Stitch Ambassadors of Yarnspirations were asked to pool together their thoughts for 2020. The question posed to us: “What patterns are you keeping an eye out for 2020 based on the current line up of choices?” Myself, I’ve been teaching for Yarnspirations since […]

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Crochet Tweed Stitch Shawl Pattern

Reading Time: 3 minutes Crochet Ladders and Shell Stitch This combination is a 4-row repeat. The yarn is not cut between rows and is carried up the side. This matches the pattern called Crochet Tweed Shawl that was released in January 2020 by Yarnspirations. Instructions The stitch multiple is 2 + 1 Using any size hook and yarn that […]

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Crochet in Technological World

Reading Time: 5 minutes Technology, Gotta Love It It’s now 2020 and I’m showing my age but I remember when the internet wasn’t available. Like, really the only way I could find out new stitches is through a craft book or someone I knew in person. Well, I’m a socially awkward, so learning new stitches from someone else as […]

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Featured Designer: Pippin Poppycock

Reading Time: 2 minutes Introducing Pippin Poppycock Pippin Poppycock is a really nice designed website with the main designer Emma May. However, she is also backed up by seven team members such as Sarah, Michelle, Claudia, Sheena, Darlene, Hayley and Shauna. I really like how this website showcases the team members. As a crochet community, that we are, I […]

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