I’m Mikey, founder of The Crochet Crowd and tutorial host for learning to knit. I don’t spend much time in front of the camera as I usually start with just my hands and a quick introduction to the what we are going to be learning.
I learned to do the garter stitch when I was a kid with my mother. I never did any projects with the skills. When I was 14, I asked how to crochet from my mom. I gravitated towards crochet and my adult years have been spent crocheting.
I’ve been crocheting for nearly 30 years. I’ve always wanted to learn how to knit but like a typical creature of habit, I always end up back on the crochet hook without giving knitting a fair chance for me to learn.
The Knit Crowd concept for me is development based on conversations with my team at Yarnspirations plus the internal desires to what to learn.
My new found skills are a result of asking for help from what I classify as experts at the Yarnspirations Customer Service plus friends willing to share with me tricks and ideas. I’m learning alongside you. This means I may make errors in terminology and there may be better ways to do things. I don’t classify myself as an expert of knitting. I have to learn how to read patterns and understand the different stitches.
How this website will work is simple:
Stitches and concepts will be shown on our dedicated YouTube Channel. You can find those in the Tutorials selection on the main menu. The YouTube Channel is categorized to help you find content easier.
When a pattern is reference in a video or a write up about a specific pattern, you will be able to find it on this website. This website acts as a back up for the YouTube Channel and will continue share with you more free patterns as time goes by.
Left Handed Versions will be linked here on the relevant articles but the left handed will be on our dedicated left handed channel for both Crochet and Knitting.