Learn to do skills with Mikey with these easy to follow workshops. These are designed to get a taste tester for skills. All projects are sorted on this website by the skill level.
Beginner – You’re really new
Easy – You have some skills
Intermediate – You Want More
You can click above to see the projects for all genres of our craft. The list are in order of when the article was released.
Absolutely beginners of knowing what to buy and the first basic stitches you should know.
We also have left-handed tutorials to help you.
If you are looking to expand skills in pattern reading, this is extremely helpful.
Some patterns have diagrams to follow. For foreign countries, sometimes you just need a diagram instead of the words you cannot understand.
When you see corner to corner concepts where there are pictures or shapes to form an image, this is called Graphghans. This is how to do the Corner to Corner Concept for this.
We also have Graphghans for single crochet for more defined pictures within projects. From blankets to pillows and more.
An easier form of doing Graphghans is called Tapestry Crochet. The yarn is carried under the stitchwork to hide it when it’s not in use. This is how it’s done.
For the absolute basics of getting started, the workshop is available to use. Due to technical reasons, Mikey can only teach right-handed as a camera flip that is done for crochet isn’t the same for knitters. Find more on The Knitting Crowd YouTube Channel. This channel is currently being developed with more patterns and stitching concepts to come.
Tunisian is a cross of knitting and crochet on a hook that is referred to as an Afghan Hook. It’s a unique skill that can give the look of knitting in some stitches such as the Tunisian Knit Stitch. You can find an assorted choice of patterns for this and also on The Crochet Crowd YouTube Channel. Entrelac Crochet is also in this category that you may see a lot of.
For those with mobility issues or prefer to use looms for knitting, below is an overview of different tools. You will find several videos on The Crochet Crowd to assist you. We don’t get too far into this topic, just the basics.
This is yarn that is already looped and you you will use your fingers to loop the yarn to create the projects. We have a directory of several projects in this category. The Crochet Crowd YouTube Channel focuses on the basics for this category of yarn crafts.
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The goal of The Crochet Crowd / The Knitting Crowd is not be elite or a yarn snob in any way. You’ll find out pretty quickly Mikey is enthusiastic for the yarn arts. He’s an instructor for the beginners and beyond so that one day you can have the skills to either follow patterns on your own or surprise yourself.
Mikey has two YouTube Channels. The Crochet Crowd and The Knitting Crowd. Both channels are highly organized and stay on point. Sponsored by Yarnspirations, we focus on education versus salesperson-ship. It’s believe your are smart enough to know inspirations versus a YouTube Host trying to get you to buy. You are the creator of your own journey.
Mikey has been hosting since 2008 on YouTube. Officially a business of The Crochet Crowd in September 2010.