The Crochet Crowd

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 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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Winter Has Arrived at The Crochet Crowd

Reading Time: 6 minutes Winter Has Arrived Since my last update, winter has arrived here in Nova Scotia. Due to the ocean, winter arrives later than other regions but our springs last longer. Since moving here, our seasons are shifted by 3 – 4 weeks. Absolutely beautiful summers with long-lasting autumn. I do love winter here though, it’s not […]

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15 Most Popular Crochet Blogs

Reading Time: 3 minutes 15 Most Popular Crochet Blogs Writing a popular crochet blog is a balance of education, entertainment, connection and relevance all-in-one click. Speaking from first-hand experience, it comes naturally to me to write. Blogging is a window to the world of anyone. What you say, how you say it and the tone through writing can either […]

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The Last Decade

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Last Decade A lot of friends of mine on Facebook have been posting photos from 2010 – 2019. Some have even reflected on their lives over the decade. I wanted to write this back earlier in December but I have been pondering on my thoughts of in reflection of the past decade. I’m thinking […]

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Another Year Winds Down

Reading Time: 7 minutes Another Year Winds Down The bald eagles are back for the winter. Majestic birds decorating the trees within a few kilometres of our home here in Nova Scotia. Why do they come here? We live in an area of Nova Scotia where the tides rise within a 13-hour cycle. It’s a phenomenal number for the […]

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Re-Energized for 2020 from Mikey’s Desk

Reading Time: 6 minutes What’s Happening Around Here This week, there was a lot of push to get some Christmas Tutorials out before we departed for Toronto, Ontario. That’s the home of Yarnspirations Marketing. Yarnspirations has several locations but the marketing is controlled out of Toronto location. Freehand counting, I have just over 20 people that I have contact […]

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Up, Up & Away – From Mikey’s Desk

Reading Time: 11 minutes What’s Happening Around Here As Christmas is quickly approaching. I am seeing stress levels of crocheters starting to rise. I’m not sure why we do this to ourselves with having bigger thoughts than we may be capable of. Trust me though, I get self-pressure all too well. 24 Days of Quickies Jeanne and I have […]

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This Week from Mikey’s Home & Desk

Reading Time: 8 minutes This Week I’ve had a lot of thoughts bounce around in my head this week. I have to make a decision about an important topic and have other thoughts that are clicking around this empty head of mine. Influencers People that matter behind the scenes with me know I absolutely dislike this word with my […]

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