In this special BONUS EPISODE of the WeCrochet Podcast, Sara and Heather offer a look at the behind the scenes of how crochet designs get to WeCrochet. Sara and Producer Sarah talk about adding ribbing to Producer Sarah’s Brava Beanie. Lastly Heather and Regan continue their discussion of Fable Fur by diving into how people have actually used it in their crochet projects.
The WeCrochet team is dedicated to building up the crochet community. Whether that means talking with other crochet enthusiasts or helping you figure out how to pick the right yarn for your next project, WeCrochet is there for you.
This week Sara and Heather answer your crochet questions, with tips for how to reclaim your “crojo” (or crochet mojo) and how to keep your crochet from curling. Find out how to submit your crochet questions so you can appear on an upcoming episode.
Next, Heather and Sara discuss choosing yarn, and how to weigh all the factors when picking the yarn for your next project. From the weight of your yarn to fiber content, yarn makes all the difference.
Last, meet WeCrochet team member Kerry Bogert, the new Outreach Coordinator. Kerry’s crochet journey starts with her mom teaching her to crochet at age 5 with an interesting method. Learn about how she helps develop all the crochet patterns we publish in WeCrochet Magazine. Also, find out how to submit your own crochet designs to crochet.com for possible publication.
This week Heather is diving into people’s crochet journeys. First Heather and Regan examine Fable Fur, brainstorm ideas for crocheting with faux fur yarn, and throw down in a scrunchie-crocheting contest. Find out who will win.
Next, Heather and Sara talk about important things to consider when choosing the right crochet hook for your project. Deciding the right hook takes some experimenting but understanding the different types of hooks, grips, sizes, and materials can really help.
Then, Heather checks in with crochet beginners, Producer Sarah and Jennifer, as they discuss their crochet triumphs and tragedies while learning how to crochet.
0:15 – Introduction 0:31 – Regan and Heather talk Fable Fur 8:55 – Scrunchie showdown 13:15 – Sara and Heather talk hooks 26:13 – “Okay Crochet” with Producer Sarah and Heather 29:25 – Jennifer and Heather talk beginning crochet
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Regan and Heather’s list of ideas of ways someone could use Fable Fur: Brava Beanie Belt Strap for bag Otter Pop cover Bandage Seat cover Steering wheel cover Flower Wreath Mandala Sleeping bag Blanket Glasses strap Glasses cozy Scrunchies Gloves Fingerless gloves Arm warmers Jackets Trim on hats Stuffed animal Chicken nugget Doughnut
Do you have ideas of ways to use Fable Fur? Let us know.
In episode two of the WeCrochet Podcast, Heather and Sara discuss the question “Why do crocheters need their own site?” and “Are we entering a new crochet renaissance?” WeCrochet is a new brand for a craft that has a rich history. Crochet is an art that deserves more recognition.
Next, Heather checks in with Producer Sarah to see what project she’s crocheting now, what yarn she’s using, and what her favorite hooks are.
Then, Heather and Sara give their top 7 tips for beginning crocheters, and a whole lot of encouragement for anyone who likes to crochet. From having the right tool to learning about frogging, Heather and Sara offer advice for all crafters on their crochet journey.