#MandalasForMarinke: Crochet Project In Memory of Wink from A Creative Being

mandalas for marinke

I have been deeply impacted this morning by the news that Marinke (Wink) of A Creative Being succumbed to suicide. (See full post here.) And I feel like I need to do something. After re-reading her story in Crochet Saved My Life, mulling it over during meditative crochet and mindful walking, I’ve come up with the project. It’s called #MandalasForMarinke.

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How to #RecycleYourPeriodPad Into an iPhone Cozy with Crochet

crochet iphone cozy

I’m happy to be part of the Poise campaign to raise awareness about light bladder leakage (LBL) in a fun way – by finding a creative way to upcycle unused period pads with a DIY project. For my project, I’ve taken unused pads, stitched them together and added crochet to create a water-absorbent, protective, cute new iPhone cozy.

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Most Variety in Crochet Blog Posts 2014: Moogly

crochet tall stitches

This specific award is for the most variety in crochet blog posts. It goes to the crochet blog that regularly features an array of different types of crochet posts such as reviews, tutorials, pattern roundups, interviews, etc. By doing great posts about all different areas of crochet, the blog helps to support the crochet community in a number of ways.

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Most Unique Crochet Project / Pattern 2014: Greedy for Colour’s Crochet Caravan

crochet caravan

This specific award is for the most unique crochet project/ pattern of the year. It’s shocking how many crochet items are made each year and shown off all around the web. Each one is special, of course, but after awhile they can all start to look the same. That’s why it’s so wonderful to see truly unique crochet patterns and projects that are innovative and different from everything else that’s out there.

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