Category Archives: Fascinating People

Crochet Geek with Teresa Richardson


If you are familiar with YouTube, the name Crochet, Crochet Geek and TWJ1963 is the same person, meet Teresa Richardson of YouTube. I admit, I perceived Teresa as a direct competitor to my vision in 2008 but realized there’s a … Continue reading

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Shades of Grey Scarf & Mary Kathryn Vaughn


I would like to congratulate a fan and Facebook friend, Mary Kathryn Vaughn. Red Heart accepted one of her designs to feature on RedHeart.com. It is called Shades of Grey Scarf Crochet Pattern. I met Mary Kathryn a couple years … Continue reading

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Creativity from The Heart: Christmas


Last week, I talked on Facebook how mismatched afghans mean a lot to me as it’s a reflection of my mother’s creativity when I was really young. I spoke about our quilts being made from old clothes without a real … Continue reading

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With 6 Months to Live meet Brenda


What would you do with your time if 6 months – 1 Year is what the doctor has just told you? Meet Brenda of Oregon. Brenda came into my life last week via email with her touching story. You see, … Continue reading

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Life Before The Crochet Crowd: Mikey The Trucker!


A few of you have been with me so long that you know prior to The Crochet Crowd really launching, I was a truck driver. I would be gone for 2 weeks a month straight and then home for 2 … Continue reading

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Crochet by Numbers: Crochet Portraits


Introducing Todd Paschall of Crochet By Numbers. I learned of Todd Paschall through a friend, Veronica, who was working on an heirloom portrait of her parents at the dinner table at their wedding. The picture dated back to the 50’s. … Continue reading

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The Railway Knitter: Dela Wilkins


Fascinating Woman on The Railway Dela’s Free Workshop Booklet is available at the bottom of this article. Dela Wilkins is officially known at The Railway Knitter on board Via Rail Canada. Dela travels back and forth from Vancouver to Toronto. … Continue reading

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