These fabulous crochet mandalas come from Cris Crawford of QuiltWrapUp. Lei dice, “I found out about Marinke while looking for a pattern. It was really by accident that I found out. I was on the Signed with an Owl blog, looking for a granny square pattern, when I saw the news. I thought about Wink all day.”
Questo “Sunshine Amid the Storm” mandala comes to us from Melissa in Canada (on Instagram @mknyveld). Lei scrive, “This mandala symbolizes my struggle from suicide attempt, to putting my life back together slowly. I didn’t think it was possible, but ti make with my hands continues to help bring light on dark days.”
These two precious crochet mandalas come to us from Kari Green of Jester Creations. Kari is a Scottish 40-something single mother of two teenage boys. She loves knitting, uncinetto, drawing and reading and says she, “can’t not have a creation in the making in my hands when I’m not working. And I know all too well how mental health issues can impact on every aspect of life.”
Sunday was How Weird Street Faire here in San Francisco. This event kicks off the festival season in San Francisco – Haight Street Fair and Union Street Fair and North Beach Festival and Pride and so many other weekend street fair events and parades to follow but it all really starts with this one each summer. And this is the best one to spot amazing DIY fashion including lots of pretty crochet.