Diny Slamet shares a beautiful yarn bombed tree in Australia that is related to the Mandalas for Marinke project in a small way.
One of the reasons that people love Tunisian crochet is because you can get a knit-like look using the basics of crochet. There may be no pattern more “knit” than Fair Isle so many people will take an interest in Brenda Bourg’s new crochet book Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet: Step-by-Step Instructions and 16 Colorful Cowls, Sweaters, and More.
Continuing on with the Mandalas for Marinke daily posts, today we’ve got an enchanting contribution from Lynda @loveagoodyarn.
I always love the books that Margaret Hubert authors, and she’s especially talented at her work with crochet granny squares (and variations thereof), so it’s no surprise that I’m loving her recent titles which showcase crochet granny blocks in all of their glory. For example, I loved her book 10 Granny Squares, 30 Blankets. And now I’m also loving 10 Granny Squares, 30 Bags.
As many of you know, I’m requesting support through Patreon to keep this blog alive and active. Yesterday I shared some new milestones and today I wanted to let you know that I’ve also added new rewards. You can get lots of new things from CC when you support through Patreon
Today’s meaningful post for Mandalas for Marinke comes to us from Danielle Herie, a 38 year old mother of 2 wonderful children who shares that she has crocheted for more than thirty years and death with depression for over twenty years.
I’ve recently enjoyed several terrific crochet books, which I started sharing with you on the blog last week and will be continuing to do this week. Up today: Learn to Crochet, Love to Crochet: Over 20 Hand-Crocheted Accessories and Garments to Make for You and Your Friends by Anna Wilkinson.
Today we have a contribution to the Mandalas for Marinke project from Kayt Ross, a Fibre Artist and Crochet Instructor from Vivacious Art, where she shares that she learned the basics of crochet from her grandmother. She also shares her beautiful thread crochet paintings, which you should spend some time browsing for inspiration!