Mikey’s 10 Most Recommended Yarns

Reading Time: 8 minutes Mikey’s Most Recommended Yarns My yarn tastes change in time and based on trending ideas that are circulating on the internet. As much as I inspire the ideas, I am also inspired by everyday crocheters, like you. With Red Heart joining in with Yarnspirations in 2019, the world of more yarn opportunities opened to me […]

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Crochet Thick Yarn Beanie Hat Pattern

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Stripe It Beanie Have you seen this yarn before? It’s called Vivid, by Red Heart. I saw this yarn back last December when visiting Red Heart’s office. I was truly surprised by the thickness of this yarn. As my Red Heart mentors said to me. It is our thickest yarn ever provided under the Red […]

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How Yarn is Made & Delivered to Stores

Reading Time: 4 minutes How Yarn is Made and Delivered to Stores We take for granted the yarn magically shows up on the store shelves without realizing all of the steps involved in order to make it in the first place. We don’t realize the hours and hard working men and women behind the scenes that are part of […]

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53 Charity Ideas

Reading Time: < 1 minute 53 Charity Ideas As yarn artists we all have big hearts and love to give as well as create, Charity Projects is a wonderful collection to find 53 different items to choose from. You can create with either knit or crochet your choice of gift to give as you like, be it homeless, nursing home […]

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16 Sweaters And Cardigan Gift Ideas

Reading Time: < 1 minute 16 Sweaters And Cardigan Gift Ideas In this collection if the series there is a fun selection of 16 different Sweaters And Cardigans for the whole family to create. In your choice of knit or crochet whip up a Sweater or Cardigan for you, your loved one, your little one or your fur babies, this […]

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14 Cheap Ways to Block Your Crochet

Reading Time: 6 minutes 14 Cheap Ways to Block Your Crochet What is blocking anyway? It’s the final shaping of a project to what it’s meant to be. The yarn was made with the intention of being a straight piece of yarn. However, now that you have crochet or knit your projects, the yarn is no longer straight. What […]

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Jimmy Beans Wool Crochet Club

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jimmy Beans Wool Crochet Club This fall, I’ve been asked to provide a pattern for the Jimmy Beans Crochet Club. The club consists of 3 – 5 samples of yarn that is used in a 3 month mystery project. So I provided a pattern for Jimmy Beans to use for this fall season. The project […]

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Wool ‘n Tart Yarn Store in Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Reading Time: 3 minutes Wool ‘n Tart Yarn Store The Wool ‘n Tart Yarn Store is nestled in the quaint town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Literally minutes from The Crochet Crowd Studio here. It features medium to high end luxury yarn. Of course, what’s with the word Tart in the name? Yeppers, there’s an assortment of handmade treats that […]

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Planned Pooling with Variegated Yarn + Tutorial

Reading Time: 6 minutes Planned Pooling with Variegated Yarn Planned Pooling you say? What is it? Surely it isn’t a group of moms bringing our kids to the local pool for a quick dip. As a firestorm of fury in the crochet world, this concept really isn’t new but the attention to it over the past few days has […]

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