How One Crocheter Transformed Her Craft (And How You Can Too!)

Twenty-two years ago, on a chilly autumn afternoon in the bustling, light-filled university cafeteria, two Jodie Morgans picked up their crochet hook. 

They were very much alike, these two Jodies. 

Both were studying Hospitality, fascinated by the handmade, and were warm-hearted, friendly people. Both were creative, both were passionate about crocheting, and both dreamed of crafting beautiful, intricate pieces.

Excited to learn more, they started with a granny square pillow.

Recently, these Jodies crossed paths at a local yarn festival.

They were still very much alike in many ways. Both were happily married with two children. Both had worked as secondary and primary school teachers. But there was a striking difference.

One Jodie was still crocheting simple blankets and dishcloths, feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the endless possibilities of crochet.

Her goal of crocheting a mosaic design felt unreachable.

The other Jodie had confidently made everything from a shawl, dishcloths, blankets, and many complicated mosaic projects.

She was often asked by admiring friends and strangers how she did it.

Two passionate crocheters named Jodie Morgan started their crochet journeys twenty-two years ago. Today, their skills are worlds apart.


What Made The Difference?

Though the story of the two Jodies is fictional (they’re both me!), it highlights a common experience among crocheters.

Have you ever wondered, as I have, what makes this kind of difference in people's crochet journeys? It isn't natural talent or dedication. It isn't that one person wants to succeed more than the other.

The difference lies in what each person knows and how they make use of that knowledge.

And that's exactly why I want to tell you about What To Crochet When You Don't Know What To Crochet Next.


Introducing: Your Weekly Source For Hand-Picked Crochet Delights

What To Crochet Next is a unique weekly publication I, Jodie Morgan, curate based on my 17+ years of crochet experience and 8+ years of hand-selecting the best of the crochet world for my members.

Each Time-Saving Thursday, you'll receive:

  • Hand-selected inspirational crochet designs, from cozy sweaters to elegant shawls.

  • Exclusive tips and techniques to save you time and enhance your skills: learn the secrets of everything from grafting for edges and managing multiple balls of yarn in colorwork projects.

  • Insider knowledge to make you the crochet expert in your circle: discover the stories behind the designs and techniques from leading crocheters.


From Overwhelmed To Inspired: My Journey

I used to be that first Jodie – overwhelmed by possibilities, stuck in a rut of simple projects, and unsure how to progress.

I spent countless hours scrolling through designs, watching videos, and buying books and magazines, only to end up more confused than when I started.

But then I discovered the power of curated knowledge and consistent inspiration. I transformed into the second Jodie – confident, skilled, and always excited about my next project.

Now, I want to help you make that same transformation.


Why What To Crochet Next Is Different 

Your Invitation To Crochet Bliss

Unlike other crochet resources that bombard you with information, What To Crochet Next is curated to give you exactly what you need, when you need it.

No fluff, no distractions – just pure, crochet goodness delivered to you every week. Imagine:

  • Never again feeling lost about what project to start next

  • Confidently tackling new techniques and styles

  • Impressing your friends and family with your ever-growing skills

  • Saving hours of searching and instead spending that time actually crocheting

So what are you waiting for? Save your precious time.

Let me do the searching and you do the crocheting. Become a member now!

While all VIP members get my endless appreciation and gratitude, they also get:

  • 🔓 Behind-The-Scenes: You’ll receive occasional personal letters about my upcoming projects, plans, and more!

  • 🗓️ Birthday Surprise: An enjoyable (mysterious!) recommendation on your birthday.

  • 🎁 Gift Membership: One membership of the same value for your friend.

  • 💖 Inspiration Vault: Curated crochet designs, tutorials, resources, inspiring art, and more!

  • 👀 Sneak Peeks: My VIP Members always get special treatment. You get a first look at everything new before everyone else.

  • ✨ VIP Discounts: Get an exclusive 20% off on my other publications: Yarn Bay & What To Knit Next, PLUS a discount on all my future projects (which will never be available again.)

And, if you really find my work valuable, you can pledge a custom amount for an annual membership. Your generosity helps keep me going.

As a thank you, you’ll receive all the above, and get these extra features:

  • 💡 Crochet Habits: My Success Manual. (Worth $34!)

  • ♾️ Lifetime Updates: All improved versions of Crochet Habits.

  • 🧶 Pattern Downloads: PDFs of all my crochet designs.

  • 🎁 Gift Memberships: Three annual memberships for your friends.

And I’m always working to provide you with more value as a thank you for helping What To Knit Next continue. So there’s lots more to come.


My Personal Guarantee

I'm so confident that What To Crochet Next will transform your crochet journey that I'm offering a 37-day, no-questions-asked money-back guarantee.

If you don't feel more inspired and confident in your crochet after 37 days, I'll refund your membership in full.


Ready To Become The Crocheter You've Always Dreamed Of Being?

Don't let another day go by feeling stuck or uninspired. 

Join What To Crochet Next today and…

You’ll brighten your day, finally decide what to crochet next, and become the most interesting person among your crochet circle of friends.

Become a confident, skilled, and always inspired crocheter.

Click here to become a member!


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who’s What To Crochet Next For?

A: It’s perfect for crocheters of all skill levels—from beginners looking for easy designs and expert advice, to advanced crocheters seeking fresh inspiration and new challenges.

Q: What Makes What To Crochet Next Different?

A: It’s authentic, hand-crafted and hand-selected, AI-algorithm-free, human-written, and completely reader-supported. What To Crochet Next is curated by an experienced crocheter with over 17 years of expertise. 

Each issue provides inspiration, practical tips, and unique designs you’d have to spend hours searching for otherwise.

Q: What Types Of Designs Can I Expect?

A: I curate a diverse range of designs, including garments, accessories, home décor items, and more. I aim to provide something for every skill level.

Q: Will It Work For Me If I Have A Busy Schedule?

A: Absolutely! It's designed to provide you with inspiration and tips in just 7 minutes or less each week.

Q: What If I Don't Crochet Every Week?

A: That’s perfectly fine! My weekly issues are designed to inspire you whenever you’re ready to crochet. You’ll have access to all past issues, so you can pick up where you left off whenever you have the time.

Q: How Much Does The Membership Cost?

A: It’s $5 a month, or $50 a year (all prices in USD.) If you choose an annual membership, you get 17% OFF (2 months free!)

And, if you really find my work valuable, you can pledge a custom amount for an annual membership. Your generosity helps keep me going.

Q: Can I See A Sample Issue Before Becoming A Member?

A: Of course! Click here to read your free preview issue.

Q: How Do I Become A Member?

A: Simply click here, choose your plan, and enter your payment details. You’ll start receiving my weekly issue on the upcoming Tuesday!

Q: Can I Gift A Membership To A Friend?

A: Of course! A membership makes a perfect gift for the crocheter in your life. Just select the gift option at checkout, and I’ll take care of the rest.

Q: How Secure Is My Payment Information?

A: Your payment is processed securely through the trusted payment provider. It uses industry-standard encryption to protect your data.

Q: Can I Access Previous Issues?

A: Yes, as a member, you’ll have access to the archive of past issues, so you can revisit your favorite designs and tips whenever you like!

Q: How Can I Manage My Membership?

A: You can manage your membership easily through your account settings. You can update your payment information or switch between monthly and yearly plans any time.

Q: Can I Cancel At Any Time?

A: Yes, you can cancel your membership at any time through your account settings. There are no long-term commitments, and you can easily manage your membership as needed.

Q: What If I Don't Find It Useful?

A: I’m confident you’ll love what I offer, but if for any reason you’re not satisfied, I offer a 37-day money-back guarantee.

Just email my personal assistant,

at support@yarnbay.org, within 37 days of signing up, and I’ll give you a full refund—no questions asked.


More About Jodie Morgan

is the Founding Editor of What To Crochet Next, an Australian crocheter with 17+ years of experience, the author of the Crochet Habits Success Manual, and a Craft Industry Alliance member.

She’s an advocate for mindful crafting, slow fashion, aging well, preserving handicrafts, sustainability, the importance of community, and small businesses.

She’s also the founder of Crochet Penguin.

Her work has been featured in Business Insider, Bustle, the Craft Industry Alliance, Furls Crochet, Digital Journal, Knitgrammer, Knitted Bliss, Knitting Traditions, Yahoo, and many other publications.

You may have heard her story. 2015 was the tipping point...

Read Part 1 here: Frustrated Teacher Quits In Disgust, Sells The Farm, Moves The Family Halfway Across The World And…

She currently lives in regional Australia with her husband and kids.


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Happy crocheting!

Cheers Jodie


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Jodie Morgan is an avid knitter and crocheter with 40+ years of experience. She's the author of the Knitting Habits & Crochet Habits success manuals, unraveling centuries of wisdom. Join her and many happy knitters and crocheters in Yarn Bay.
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