I mentioned last week that I had donated crochet granny squares to a big yarnbombing art project that’s taking place this spring at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles. If you look at the list of participants you’ll see that the 33 squares I donated are among contributions from more than 150 people from around the world. I was impressed to see that there were almost three dozen people who donated 100+ crochet squares each to this project.

100+ Granny Squares Each

Here’s a screenshot from the list of participants showing the people who donated 100+ squares each and how many they donated.

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You can see this in more detail, check out the actual images of their contributions and find out who else participated on the art project’s website.

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Granny squares donated by Deb Munson

Every Little Bit Counts

These crocheters who donated so many squares are amazing and awesome. But what is also important to remember is that in a community art project such as this one every single little bit helps. That’s why the YBLA folks have listed every single participant including those who donated only one square each. Each square helps make the whole just like each stitch makes a finished crochet item. I am so happy to be a part of this project and really look forward to seeing it come together.

Participants from Around the World

Check out this graphic that they created showing where the squares came from:

CAFAM project

Nearly all of the states in the United States were represented with donations and there were donations from at least one and half dozen other countries. Wow!

The Crochet Art Exhibit


From the YBLA press release for this upcoming exhibit:

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I am honored to have my crochet squares be a part of this exhibit. It will run for six weeks and I really hope to get down to Los Angeles during that time to check it out!


San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!

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