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Instructions Overwhelm Me: Crochet Patterns


One of my personal barriers in life is the ability to read and comprehend instructions. I share this information freely because I know I am not alone. I would describe myself as ‘monkey see, monkey do’, in my case, ‘Mike … Continue reading

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Stop Wishing… Start Organizing


Last year, I ran into a woman in a live show. She was on The Crochet Crowd Facebook last year where she ran into one of my comments. People were expressing displeasure with not having crochet groups to attend. In … Continue reading

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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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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 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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Yarn Discovery: Fluormania by Regia


You will not believe your eyes on the Schachenmayr Regia Yarn. This is called Fluormania. Diva Dan has been bugging me about this yarn. He’s been raving about the colourlines of being bold, beautiful and florescent. To satisfy his curiousity, … Continue reading

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How To Post Pictures to The Crochet Crowd Facebook


How do you post pics to our Facebook Page? On the top of our page, you can post a STATUS UPDATE which appears to be like this. This box allows you to write a comment and/or click the photo to … Continue reading

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