Yesterday was Granny Square Day on Instagram, a holiday started last year by Susan of suregal27. It was really fun to follow along with that yesterday and you can see the photos on Instagram by checking the hashtags #grannysquareday and #grannysquareday2015. I’ll share some of those photos at the end of this post, but now let’s look at all of the other awesomeness shared on Instagram this week by the people who tagged in with #crochetsavedmylife and #crochetconcupiscence in order to be part of this weekly roundup.
Design Wars founder Salena Baca has come together with sixteen of the terrific crochet designers from Design Wars to create a terrific new Christmas crochet book. Crochet for Christmas: 29 Patterns for Handmade Holiday Decorations and Gifts has crochet patterns that are both traditional and unusual, striking a great balance between the cutest holiday kitsch that we want and the chic, contemporary gifts and accessories that we need for the holidays.
Worldwide Knit and Crochet in Public Week. It’s tecnically a little longer than a week; this year’s dates are June 14 – 22.
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In honor of the day I wanted to share what I was able to find around the web in Martin Luther King. Jr. crochet.
Today I’m taking a break from my November series showcasing my favorite items from my various Pinterest boards to do my annual Thanksgiving roundup of reasons that I continue to be thankful for having crochet in my life.
I Love Yarn Day 2013 is being celebrated by the Crochet Today! team with San Francisco’s first ever yarn-filled flash mob.
Last year the Craft Yarn Council launched a new yarn lovers holiday appropriately called I Love Yarn Day. It went well and it’s happening again this year – tomorrow in fact.