Just finished: “Chai Latte” Scarf

via Instagram http://ift.tt/2tP This fun piece is soft enough for a lover to snuggle up to, yet warm enough to ward off the winds. Message me with your interests. - c.kingpin


The “New” CrochetKingpin.com

New Year, New You! It’s cliché, but that’s what happening here at Crochet Kingpin Designs. Welcome to the website relaunch. There are a few new things beyond the cosmetic redesign of the page. Sexy, Geeky, Poetic, Handmade – Those themes are what makes Crochet Kingpin Designs so fun! We are fully embracing the spirit of … Continue reading The “New” CrochetKingpin.com

“Life is about love and pancakes”

Well Hey there!

Breakdancing, crocheting on the Metro and HIV education: Dwayne Lawson-Brown, a DC poetry slammer and host, is famous around town for more than his spoken word.


The atmosphere in the crowded room at Busboys and Poets, a DC poetry location, is vibrant, open and easy-going. It’s a big variety of people among the 150 men and women coming together at this warm evening at the end of March for a poetry slam Open Mic event: They have alternative styles, the majority is black but there are also white businessmen in suits.

They clap and nod their heads to the beat and every now and then, somebody snaps his fingers to show his appreciation for the spoken and chanted words – just like in the times of the Beat Generation, even if the poetry community doesn’t have to meet in the basements anymore.

While all this is happening, two black…

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Peace beautiful people!

Dwayne B here. Just wanna show love for all the support and action I've been getting on the website as of late. Folks are always looking for an outlet; safe place to express and feel free. Many have found the internet to be that place, but as time goes, the internet seems to be a … Continue reading Peace beautiful people!

#poetry – When I Die

When I die, Plant a rose on my grave; for every love I never made. every kiss I’ve never laid ever beauty I’ve ever gazed and never compliment paid. When I die, Have a brass band at my funeral service; combine my wake with Sunday worship for forgiveness for all my Sundays missed for all … Continue reading #poetry – When I Die

Crochet Gear for Under $20 Bucks!

I make things! In crochet form. I'm busy making orders, applying for Eastern Market's Farmers Market, and doing shows with Droopy. What that means is, I haven't had time to update recent photos of the pieces I've been making. 😦 Here are some of my favorite pieces that are all under $20 Mint and Cream … Continue reading Crochet Gear for Under $20 Bucks!

Crochet Tuesday Update! An episode for all the folks getting back to work!

For all the homie's returning to work from the furlough!  Back story:  Park Triangle Productions created a show called "No Strings, Please" and it's a very awesome show... follows the story of a young lady who moves from Brooklyn to DC. She cuts all ties with everyone, but the strings seem to always connect themselves … Continue reading Crochet Tuesday Update! An episode for all the folks getting back to work!

Watch the Poem (Droopy and Dwayne B) Live at Adams Morgan Day!

  #infinigrind member and my brother Droopy The BrokeBaller and I rocked Adam's Morgan Day at the Bandstand Stage hosted by Far EXP (with another infinigrinder, Fleetwood Deville) peer the action, then peep the Twitter's of Droopy (@brokeballer) Fleetwood (@dresssock) and if you want to... check me out too (@crochetkingpin)   Peace and Safety, Dwayne … Continue reading Watch the Poem (Droopy and Dwayne B) Live at Adams Morgan Day!