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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Man After My Own Heart

Men love to crochet

Guest Article by Nina Schwartzman These days knitting, crocheting and sewing are popular hobbies. But it’s hard not to notice that these crafts are still largely dominated by women. So why do so few men do these kinds of crafts? When we’re in elementary school, boys and girls all make the same Christmas ornaments and […]

The Resurgence of Vintage Crochet

Groovyghan by Tracy St. John

Retro-styled crochet designs began to appear on the runways, in ready-to-wear, and in home décor a couple of years ago, and they show no signs up leaving the scene.  Modern interpretations of vintage garments recall the past while still appearing fresh.   The vintage styles look very on-trend when they are juxtaposed against modern elements. […]

Cover Story: Dope Crochet

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Who: Ericka. Native Austinite. Boston educated. Japan enthusiast. Nascent creative. Vegan. Afro lover. Crochet fiend. What: Dope Crochet is the representation of the heart and soul of a creative mind, with products constructed exclusively by hand, from an artist with a motherly love for her  creations. When: While most crochet artists are born from the […]