The Crochet Crowd

Crochet Beanie Slouchy + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Beanie Slouchy The new Caron Cakes yarn has a Slouchy Hat on the ball band for a pattern. This is an easy level hat where the yarn changes colours on its own to make it really cool. The colours used in the original picture is called Funfetti. The colour Mikey used in tutorial is […]

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Caron Cotton Cakes – BIG FORMAT

Reading Time: 2 minutes Caron Cotton Cakes Caron Cotton Cakes returns this spring back at Michaels Stores across North America. Stores are currently resetting and getting in their new yarn to put onto the shelves. There’s a BIG difference, pun intended. Due to demand from customers, Yarnspirations up’d their game to make the balls bigger. Also, they included solids […]

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Crochet Calico Flowers Scarf + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Calico Flowers Scarf This incredible Crochet Calico Flowers Scarf is not as hard as it looks. There is an extensive diagram with a lot of detail but if you dissect it, you will see the commonality between the half motif shapes. The yarn changes colour on its own. I’ve never seen a pattern transition […]

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Crochet Lace Fans Shawl Pattern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Lace Fans Shawl The Crochet Lace Fans Shawl is made of up of individual fans that are attached to each other as you crochet. It takes 3 Caron x Pantone Bamboo braids to make this. There are two options for strategic placement for this. There is also the Colorplay Tool with this shawl to […]

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What to do with Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Caron x Pantone Bamboo Introducing for spring 2019 is the Caron x Pantone Bamboo exclusively at Michael Stores in Canada and USA. Originally, the Caron x Pantone was part acrylic and merino wool with precision colour due to partnership with Pantone. So there were a couple changes to Caron x Pantone. Now available is the […]

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Crochet Market Tote Bag + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Market Tote Bag This is an easy level Crochet Market Tote featuring Caron Cotton Cakes. Remember, Caron Cotton Cakes are exclusive to Michaels Stores. This pattern is on the ball band of the yarn. It is a simplistic bag that will take several hours to make. A perfect no nonsense project without a lot […]

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Crochet Star Cluster Baby Blanket + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Star Cluster Baby Blanket The Crochet Star Cluster Baby Blanket is featuring Caron Baby Cakes yarn. It is exclusive to Michaels Stores across North America. There is a shelf tearaway and it has 2 errors on the diagram. In the tutorial below, I show you where the error is so you can avoid the […]

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Crochet Chunky Waves Afghan Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Chunky Waves Afghan Using 2 strands at one time, you can make a marled looking wave afghan with a really big crochet hook. Yep, Q or 15 mm hook. The thickness of the yarn played in tandem with the large hook makes this for a quick to a crochet project. Let the yarn come […]

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Crochet C2C Bias Scarf + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet C2C Bias Scarf + Tutorial If you enjoy Corner to Corner known as C2C, this easy to make scarf is Corner to Corner using Caron Cakes. This is the Corner to Corner Bias Scarf. Let the Caron Cakes change colour as it pleases to give you a diagonal stripe effect. You will need 2 […]

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