Mikey, Croche Addiction

Pattern or No Pattern: We’re About Community

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Thanks for visiting my website, TheCrochetCrowd.com. I've been crocheting since I was 14 years old and genuinely excited by yarn and projects to crochet. Serving the globe has it's challenges in reaching audiences of difference languages and cultures but it's remarkable all the same. One of the best elements of crochet is that yarn and project ideas know no borders. Join our learning channel on YouTube, look up "How to Crochet with The Crochet Crowd" and our entire free library of tutorials is waiting for you to enjoy. Subscribe to our channel to be the first to know when new projects are released.

5 thoughts on “Pattern or No Pattern: We’re About Community

  • October 1, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    Love! I can barely read patterns, so I often decipher them incorrectly anyway, and end up making my own thang!

  • July 18, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    I so agree. And can we all also agree not to just immediately say “Pattern, please!” after each and every photo? How about a compliment. A nod to the craftsmanship or beauty or just a cheer of victory for a finished project. Something other than a demand. “Please” does not make it any nicer.

  • July 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    I don’t understand why anyone would want restrictions. I love seeing all the creativity with The Crochet Crowd. I admit, I have very little creativity, which makes me appreciate the community all the more. Mikey posted awhile back about showing appreciation more and although not everyone got it, I did see members showing appreciation more. I feel a little lost with my ability to create on my own but there is so much support in the community…we are family!

  • July 18, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    i agree – sometimes i will post the pattern with my finished project – to give credit to the designer or even the youtube video I followed –
    but that is a choice we are free to make – especially when we stray from the original pattern –
    what I would like to see – is for people to be nicer in the way they ask for a pattern –
    just posting – pattern?? – in the comments just seems rude to me –

    Crochet On ! ;o)

  • July 18, 2014 at 11:32 am

    I totally agree! Most of the time, I use a pattern as a starting point and adapt or embellish as I go along. At the end of a project, even I’m not sure how I got there, so there’s no way I could provide step-by-step instructions for someone else… LOL

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