I got a chance to play with the new variegated “Out of Space Dyed Yarn” colors of Shiny Happy Cotton by Wool and the Gang. I used the wattle stitch (tutorial included here) to crochet myself a tank top out of this yarn.
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It has been so inspiring to look back at all of the amazing things published about crochet in 2016. We’ve reviewed crochet art, libri, designer, moda, salute, modelli, consigli, tutorials and creative exercises. Today I’ll share the things that I crocheted in 2016.
The Rose Cardigan Crochet Kit from Wool and the Gang is a beautiful set for making your own cotton crochet cardi. I was happy to receive a kit in the color Spearmint Green to play with.
This year I completed one of my favorite crochet makes, ancora – a blue ombre chevron crochet blanket.
It was over one year ago that I launched the Mandalas for Marinke project to honor the work and life of Marinke Slump from A Creative Being and to raise awareness about depression and mental health issues. As of yesterday, all of the individual submissions have been posted.
Leanne writes, “I am also someone who suffers from depression. My crochet hook is my weapon in my battle against this illness. Stitch by stitch I’m taking back my life.”