The Crochet Crowd

Crochet Reflect Hat & Cowl Pattern Set

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Reflective Cowl & Hat Want something warm for this winter but pretty cool to wear at the same time? Try this Reflective Cowl pattern. It’s made with the new Red Heart Reflective Yarn where when light hits it, it reflects back at you. This is a really simple pattern once you catch on and […]

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Bernat Blanket Big Wheel Crochet Afghan + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bernat Blanket Big Wheel Introducing the Bernat Blanket Big Wheel Crochet Afghan. This is a Michaels Store exclusive pattern that can be found only on their website. The link provided will take you there. This afghan consists of Bernat Blanket Yarn that is chenille and really thick. To make this generous 50″ x 60″ generous […]

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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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Crochet Love Our Kitty Toy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Love Our Kitty Toy Dimitri loved homemade cat toys. She died in 2017. Laced with catnip and sized right to carry around. I cannot express enough how much she loves her toys. She’s too old to care about a mouse running across her path but a laced catnip toy is something she absolutely loved. […]

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Yarn Weights with Australian, UK and USA

Reading Time: < 1 minute What Are The Equivalent Yarn Weights? We receive this type of question everyday from fans around the world. The Crochet Crowd, being Canadian, we have access to yarns that our friends in the UK and Australia cannot find on their yarn store shelves. It’s a hard question to answer because I’ve not had enough exposure […]

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