Category: Advice

Reviewing Patterns to Help Others

Pattern Reviews Help Others – More Than You Know

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A couple of years ago, Yarnspirations did an upgrade to their site which included pattern reviews of each of their patterns. There is also the ability to ask questions that

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Baby Facts

New Mom – New Baby – Yarn Aisle Rabbit Holes

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You’re about to add a baby to your family or gifting a family a handmade baby item. Facts and fears. Firstly, many people have the intention to be the best

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6 Crochet Textured Blankets

19 Patterns to Calm Deja Poo of the Mind

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Crochet patterns can be meditative to some degree and can quiet the mind of repetitive self-destructive thoughts. It’s like “Deja Poo, you’ve heard that crap before and it’s circling your

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How to Dye Yarn with Kool-Aid

Dying Yarn with Kool-Aid

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Dying Yarn with Kool-Aid Mikey shows you how to dye yarn with Kool-Aid. This is a step by step photographic tutorial as detailed below. Mikey ran into a local artist

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Mikey Crochet Cruise

Mentorship for Social Media: Part 2

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If you are ready to take the next step, you have to think about how people will find you online. Your business name will make or break you.  Last time,

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Mikey's Desk

Mentorship for Social Media: Part 1

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Getting started to be a yarn designer or stitch influencer requires you to say “Yes, I’m all in!” but it’s easier said than done. When I met Jeanne. Jeanne was

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Crochet Popcorn and Hotdog

Top 10 Crochet Blogs of 2021

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The Top 100 Blogs are measured and changed throughout the year through Feedspot. We’ve maintained the top of this list for years and continue into 2021 with maintaining the lead.

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Become a Crochet Designer

New for 2021: Crochet Pattern Reviews

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Since 2008, I have been filming tutorials and I thoroughly enjoy the process. Like anything in life, the manual process of showing step by step is time-consuming. In reviewing comments

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Crochet Perfect Fringe

How to Make Perfect Fringe

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Fringing a project can be the final touches to elevate a project’s visual look. Learn how to steam and cut it. The scarf here is using Caron Little Crafties. This

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Crochet Christmas Gifts Recommendation

33 Thoughtful Gifts to Give Crocheters

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The Crochet Hippopotamus is definitely cute, but what if you were looking for a gift to buy crocheters. Non-crocheters message us looking for gifting ideas, especially at Christmas time to

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