Category Archives: Advice & Tips

Are Canadian and USA Crocheters Different from the Rest of the World?


Have you ever noticed that pictures posted by others of their finished works tell the story in where they live? I may be stereotyping a bit but in the latest contest of the Mad Hatters, you can almost tell without … Continue reading

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10 Best Crochet Blogs Worth Following


In the world of crochet, there are 1000’s of us inspiring people each day. These people are mini celebrities within themselves. You know them as bloggers. Blogging is something that took me a long time to develop the skills. My … Continue reading

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How to LINK Double Crochet


To shake things up a bit… I’m going to do my first ever pictorial tutorial. The video is posted at the bottom. I know due to bandwidth that videos aren’t always ideal. In today’s blog, I’m going to show it … Continue reading

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Someone Call The Doctor, I’ve Just Checked My Gauge… I Must be SICK!


I cannot believe how many projects I have screwed up due to myself quickly reading directions. I say to myself every time… I know to pay attention to things like brackets, especially when multiple sizes such as clothing are involved. … Continue reading

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Are the Crafting Coupons Changing Your Shopping Behaviour?


Daniel and I have been debating today whether most of the crafting based stores have actually changed our shopping habits with the introduction of coupons. I think we are both in agreement that I think crafters themselves have changed what … Continue reading

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Are Yarn Trimmings for The Birds or Is That An Environmental Problem?


I was thinking about something I read, as well as people I know about yarn trimmings. It occurred to me as I walked by my bedroom and I seen a trimming of yarn from my latest project on the floor. … Continue reading

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How To Find Mikey’s Videos & Use YouTube Channel Searching


Every day, we are asked to Google or use YouTube to find content for our fans. It’s a never ending question. Most questions would not exist if the knowledge of search engines and how to use different platforms were embedded … Continue reading

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