Since it’s Memorial Day, I thought I’d remind you that there is still plenty of time available for you to crochet a blanket to donate to Children of Fallen Patriots as part of the World’s Largest Stocking Project.
You don’t have to be able to see to crochet. You can feel your way through the work. In fact, many people who crochet are blind – either because they were born that way or because they experience macular degeneration over time. Many older people with limited eyesight can no longer drive or do other daily things but they can still crochet. Here are some of those inspiring crochet stories about blind crocheters
The new issue of Happily Hooked Magazine, issue #14, is now out and includes my interview with Sheila Z about how crochet has helped her through grief. Read the whole interview by getting Happily Hooked online.
It’s time to begin a new decade in my research into vintage crochet history. We finished up 1930s crochet and now let’s move into the 1940’s, starting, of course, with the first year of the decade. Here’s what I found so far in crochet from 1940.
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!
Happy Cinco de Mayo! I thought I’d share some sombrero crochet patterns today in honor of the holiday.
Inspired by reading Love in Every Stitch, I decided to go through my archives and review all of the articles I’ve written over the years about how crochet has helped people. Of course, I love the personal stories the most but I like anytime I can share about the mental and physical health benefits of crochet. Then I got to wondering – why haven’t I collected all of these articles in one place? Well, I ask that no longer – here is the archive of crochet health stories to date.