Happy Mother’s Day weekend to all of you moms out there. In honor of the holiday I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some of the mother/ daughter crafting teams that I know of in the crochet community. Enjoy!
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Here are the best new crochet patterns from around the web this week. You’ll also find the newest crochet tutorials, tips, fashion items, books, art and more in our terrific craft.
I recently received a lovely package of yarn from a friend back home. I believe it’s all recycled sari silk yarn. I’m not sure yet what I’m going to make with it but I decided to get some ideas by browsing my favorite source for this type of yarn: Darn Good Yarn.
Do you want to learn how to use a yarn winder? Do you know what a yarn put-up is? Have you made yarn from t-shirts or plastic bags? Would you join a yarn club? Learn about all of these things and more from these posts about yarn.
At the end of each month I share a collection of the various things I’ve written about here and in other places all around the web. If you missed something in March, find it here.
As soon as I heard about the children’s book One Plastic Bag, I knew that I needed to get my hands on a copy of it. I wrote a preview of the book here. I’ve now received my copy of the book and am thrilled to be able to share even more about it with you.
I am thrilled today to introduce you to CARE Knows How, a storytelling campaign initiated by CARE, a leading humanitarian organization working to fight global poverty. In this post I’ll share my story, what CARE is all about, why I’m inspired by the campaign and how it all relates to crochet.