Cover Story: Rhonda Davis aka TurquoizBlue – Inspiring Us All Through Her Designs

TurquoizBlue - Crochet Designer

How did you come up with the name TurquoizBlue? I have had lots of mix-ups because of my very common name (Rhonda Davis). I chose TurquoizBlue as my username everywhere online because turquoise is one of my favorite colors. I decided to use this name for designing as a way to differentiate myself and also because […]

Crochet Savvy Fall 2014 Issue Is Now Available

TurquoizBlue on our Fall magazine issue!

View the FALL Plus Size issue online! This issue magazine is dedicated to all the curvy and gorgeously plump wearers of crochet fashion. We want to show YOU that YOU can make your crochet work for you. You do not have to jump through the eye of a needle to get fabulous fabrics or try to hide […]

Charity Crochet: Beth’s Hats for Hope Initiative – Massachusetts

Beth's Hats for Hope

by Aldonia Secession Mission To make and collect winter hats, scarves, afghans, etc for the homeless and working poor in Massachusetts. Description The inspiration for this group stems from Emily’s Hats For Hope Initiative located in Morristown, New Jersey. Emily’s Hats For Hope Initiative is an organization that was founded by a 17 year old […]

Deborah Overath of scienceknitster works

Deborah Overath

Focus on Business The Value of Having a Technical Writer Q) Tell us a little bit about yourself. A) My name is R. Deborah Overath and my company is called “scienceknitster werks”. I’m a biologist with a strong math background who has been crafting since about the age of 6 when my Grandmother taught me […]

Todd Paschall of Crochet by Numbers

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  Todd A. Paschall was born December 21, 1964 in Fairbanks, Alaska. His family lived there for 3 years. He’s the son of Ruth and Tommie Paschall. Todd has an older sister Sandra, an older brother Tim and a younger sister Channon. His family left Fairbanks, Alaska for El Paso, Texas where his younger sister […]

Johnny Vasquez of NewStitchADay.com

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Meet the Face behind the infamous video tutorials on Youtube! Here’s Johnny!… (Well, I could not help myself lol)…but seriously, Here is Johnny!   Q) Where did you grow up and how long have you been crocheting?  I grew up in Southern California in the San Gabriel Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles County and […]

The Crochet Dad – Gene Saunders

Gene Saunders - The Crochet Dad

Designers Profiles by Lamira Fields Introducing our CrochetDad, Gene Saunders. Before placing our request for an interview, we put out a few social plug-ins here and there that we where looking for men who crochet. Guess what, the very same day we began to receive emails to do an interview of Gene. So we put […]

Honoring Our Men – Removing Stereotypes in Crafting

When asked the pros and cons of being a male crocheter in a dominantly female industry today, some responses got a lot of attention while others did not answer anything. Some people said things like “Why ask that?” or “It doesn’t matter what gender you are, who cares…” However, the question was NOT why would […]

The Crochet Crowd – Michael Sellick

Mikey's goals for the Crochet Crowd

Cover Story I follow Mikey personally via his YouTube videos, so when I thought about asking him to be our Cover Story, I said to myself: “he is way too big to say yes. We are just a small underground free digital only magazine.” But to my surprise, not only did he say yes, but […]