The Crochet Crowd

Crochet Alaskan Fjords Cowl Pattern

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Alaskan Fjords Cowl Create this Crochet Alaskan Fjords Cowl by our own Diva Dan. This is using D-Link Crochet Procedures. The sample is using Bernat Beyond Yarn. Pattern Suggestions Crochet Reversible Cowl Pattern Crochet Aloe Vera Succulent + Tutorial Crochet Picnic Blanket Pattern- Knit Version Converted Crochet Modern Plant Holders Pattern Crochet Frog Backpack […]

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Step Ladder Crochet Afghan Pattern

Reading Time: 2 minutes Step Ladder Crochet Afghan This afghan features the step ladder stitch. It’s the Crochet Step Ladder Blanket. The step ladder stitch is a sequence of 5 stitches that repeat itself with the 5th stitch dropping down to the front post two rows below it. It makes it appear to be more abstract and with loads […]

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Who is Daniel Zondervan: Crochet Designer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Daniel Zondervan: Crochet Designer Daniel Zondervan, life partner of Michael Sellick, was thrown into the yarn arts through meeting each other and Michael already on his way into the yarn community forums. Daniel originally was conducting and performing music in the classical, period music and leading choirs with vocals and bells. Having graduated university with […]

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The Blue Lagoon Afghan + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Learn the Blue Lagoon Want to know how to make a Blue Lagoon Afghan? Let me show you. Okay, I admit it… It doesn’t look like a blue lagoon or even remotely close to it. Let’s just say, Diva Dan ‘diva-tized’ it a bit with some great colours from Bernat Super Value Yarn. Our assistant, […]

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Crochet Baby Pull Over Sweater Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Baby Sweater Learn how to make this incredible baby sweater called Take it from the Top Pull Over Sweater. I don’t film many baby sweaters but I was attracted to the interesting stitchwork and looking at the colour palette, I knew boys or girls could wear this design if the colours are selected for […]

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Pinky the Flamingo Crochet Transformation

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pinky the 6 Foot Crochet Flamingo Transformation For 2016, Daniel and I have big plans that are already being worked on. You will have to stay tuned until January before we say what we are up to. Let’s just say, it’s pretty ambitious and we are not scared of some hard work that combines play […]

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Crochet Nutcrackers: 12 Feet Tall

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our Final Nutcracker Pics The Crochet Crowd Nutcracker and Igloo exhibit was a tremendous hit at the Creativ Festival in October 2015. Four of us which included Michael Sellick, Daniel Zondervan, Kevin Price and Karen Price took three months to complete these nutcrackers. Our complete gallery of the behind the scenes of making our structures […]

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Switching Yarns in a Tutorial or Finished Project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Switching Yarns A crocheter brought to my attention and made an assumption that I must dislike the yarn if I am not using the recommended yarn or colours in a video tutorial or for the final photography of a pattern recommendation. I would like to share why I switch yarns and the purpose for it. […]

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How Caron Simply Soft Yarn is Made

Reading Time: 7 minutes Caron Simply Soft With permissions extended by Spinrite LP, makers of Caron Yarns, I’ve been granted to show you how the Automatic Yarn Ball Winding Machines look and work at the Caron Factory in Little Washington, North Carolina. I wrote an article about how the Caron One Pound Yarn Balls are made showing you the […]

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