Articles written by: Amy Shelton

Amy is the co-owner and Social Community Manager for Crochetville. Crochet visionary. Indie business champion. Designer. Teacher. Crochet fashionista. Advocate for crocheters everywhere. When she's not dreaming up fabulous new crochet ideas and bringing them to life in the Crochetville community, you can find the "Crochet Princess" in the "Fun Booth" at consumer trade shows around the country.

Business Mastermind Group: Week One
Business

Business Mastermind Group: Week One

Crochetville’s first Business Mastermind Group has just started meeting this week. While I can’t share the specifics of what takes place during our sessions, I thought you might like to read an overview. The information might be helpful if you’re […]

A Funny Thing Happened: Tunisian Shawl Pattern
Patterns

A Funny Thing Happened: Tunisian Shawl Pattern

Thanks to Amy Depew (Crochetville username amydepew), for sharing her original pattern for a Tunisian crochet shawl called A Funny Thing Happened. This shawl pattern was originally posted on Crochetville by Amy on July 8, 2011. You can also find […]

Support Small Business Saturday
Business

Support Small Business Saturday

Support your favorite small business. This November 24th is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. Crochetville is proud to take part in Small […]

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Business

iOS Apps for Your Business

Apps can make running your small business while on the go much, much easier. If you’re running an indie small business, like Donna and I are with Crochetville, it’s even more important to find the apps that make getting things […]

Let Crochetville Be Your Crochet Home on the Internet
Crochet Fun

Let Crochetville Be Your Crochet Home on the Internet

The internet offers you many options to learn more about crochet. From online communities to blogs to newsletters to other crochet websites, the choices are endless. How do you choose? How do you know where to find the information you […]

Book Review: Complements Collection by Kristin Omdahl
Reviews

Book Review: Complements Collection by Kristin Omdahl

We’re excited to announce that Crochetville has been invited to participate in Bijou Basin Ranch‘s blog tour (we’re Stop #7!) promoting Kristin Omdahl’s newest booklet, the Complements Collection. This booklet contains patterns for both crochet and knit projects, all featuring […]

Vogue Knitting Crochet 2012
Reviews

Magazine Review: Vogue Knitting Crochet 2012

My press copy of VOGUE Knitting’s Crochet 2012 Special Collector’s Issue arrived in my mailbox by surprise a few weeks ago. At the time, I was able to take a quick skim through the magazine, and my first impression was […]

Book Review: Interlocking Crochet
Reviews

Book Review: Interlocking Crochet

Have you become bored with all your standard crochet projects and techniques? Have you been thinking about learning something new and expanding your crochet horizons? Tanis Galik’s book Interlocking Crochet may be just what you’re looking for. Interlocking crochet is […]

Online Software and Tools for Your Crochet Business
Business

Online Software and Tools for Your Crochet Business

Do you have your own crochet business or are you thinking of starting one? Do you have any other kind of indie small business? When you run a business on  your own, you have to wear a lot of different […]