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A Tour through Crochet Country–NatCroMo Blog Tour

Join Crochetville every day of March for National Crochet Month as we take a “Tour through Crochet Country” and visit with 48 of CGOA’s best-known professional crochet designers on their blogs and websites. Help us support Project Night Night, an organization that provides care packages to homeless children (comfort blanket, stuffed animal, book, and tote bag), with your gifts of crocheted blankets and financial donations.

Jennifer E Ryan's Students and Their Scarves
Ladies Night Out Crochet Class, Fall 2012
Patterns

Ladies Night Out with Easy Beauty Chain Scarf

See a local Ladies Night Out Crochet Class with teacher Jennifer E Ryan. Get the simple yet stunning free crochet pattern, Easy Beauty Chain Scarf by Donna Hulka.

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Crochetville / Milestones

Happy 9th Birthday, Crochetville!

  Crochetville turned nine years old yesterday. I’m fortunate to have a great business partner and friend, Amy, to do this with. I’m so grateful to each and every member who calls Crochetville their home and helps make it a […]

Crochet Business: The Truth about Affiliate Programs
Business / Marketing

Crochet Business: The Truth about Affiliate Programs

Recently I’ve seen several crochet websites and blogs promote the virtues of affiliate programs. Affiliate programs have long been a staple component of the “Internet entrepreneur” or “make money online” or “niche marketing” businesses. But many crocheters may not have […]

Crochetville Booth at Stitches East 2012
Crochet Fun / Events / Stitches Events

Crocheters: 8 Tips for Surviving Your First STITCHES Event

Knitting and crochet conferences and events are an excellent opportunity to touch and feel more yarns, fibers, hooks, and tools than you could ever possibly find in your local community. You’ll also see more knitters and crocheters in one place […]

National Crochet Month: “A Tour through Crochet Country” Preliminary Info
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National Crochet Month: “A Tour through Crochet Country” Preliminary Info

EDIT: Please see our February 28, 2013 post for the most up-to-date information about the tour. Amy and Donna are so glad you have chosen to join Crochetville for A Tour through Crochet Country in honor of National Crochet Month […]

2013 Crochet Business Mastermind Groups: Join Now!
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2013 Crochet Business Mastermind Groups: Join Now!

We had such great success with our trial Crochet Business Mastermind Group in 2012 (despite the busy holiday season!) that we are now ready to open up groups for 2013. What Is a Mastermind Group? A mastermind group coordinates the […]

Crochetville Site Is Now Open!
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Crochetville Site Is Now Open!

Crochetville is back up, but your old links won’t work. Here’s what you need to do: 1. Remove your old bookmark in your browser (if you have one). 2. Go to: http://crochetville.com/community. 3. Create a new bookmark. 4. Log in […]

Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
Business / Crochet Industry / Social Media

Crocheters Are Intelligent, not Stupid or Ignorant

I was recently part of an online discussion with a crochet designer friend that left me completely flummoxed and outraged. Why? Because of a comment made to this designer by a publisher. Go grab a relaxing beverage to sip while […]

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Crochetville Is Moving: January 22-24

Crochetville is moving! We’ll be moving to a different software platform on Tuesday, January 22. We’ll take the forum offline sometime that morning while we move things over and get the new software set up properly. It’s a pretty complicated […]