Today I wanted to make sure that you know about a request for crochet flowers from a very special girl n the crochet community.
Mandalas for Marinke posts resume tomorrow and then it’ll be mostly back to normal around here! For today, let’s look at some inspiration for a crochet word of the year.
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.
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.
This specific award is for the best crochet tutorials. Many people learn how to crochet through basic tutorials and many more people expand their existing crochet skills with advanced tutorials. Crocheters who offers strong tutorials that are easy to follow and rich in variety are providing a huge resource to the online crochet community.
A good crochet book review reveals information about the book and what types of patterns and information can be found inside. This helps promote what the crochet designer has created while assisting the discerning buyer in choosing how to stock up their crochet library.
his specific award is for the best photos on a crochet blog. This is one of my favorite awards every year and also one of the toughest ones to give out because there are so many great blogs out there sharing great photos of various work. The photos are clear, vibrant, detailed, colorful and unique in some ways.