As you begin to work on week 2, relax and transport yourself to the world of Princess Jahanara, and really try to feel why she was so special and the inspiration to this shawl for Saleha Waseem, from Crochet Karma. I am sure that if Princess Jahanara was around to see all of these shawls… Read More Jahanara Shawl Wrap – Week 2
So I’m sure you are all wondering….. what’s next???? Well we are less than 2 weeks from start of our Friends Around the World Fifth Anniversary CAL and I have yet to see a single color inspiration post or yarn choice post!!!! Where ARE THEY???? Tania Leis has taken the time to make an “introduction… Read More FATW5 – What’s next?
It is a special day indeed, to begin this beautiful shawl/wrap in honor of a beautiful and well-loved Princess. Today we present Week 1, the Mughal motif. Exquisite in its design, Saleha Waseem, from Crochet Karma has done an incredible job to honor Jahanara Begum, a Sufi Princess. If you have not had the… Read More Jahanara Shawl Wrap – Week 1
Let’s recap first for all of those just finding us: FREE CAL US & UK crochet terms available Translations to multiple languages Video tutorials for almost every square Thirty-one designers Forty-FOUR squares Weekly releases on Thursdays at 10am CDT MATERIALS: to achieve a 12″ square** you will want to use Aran/Worsted weight yarn and a 5.0mm… Read More FATW5….. and the DESIGNERS are…..
Who is in the mood for a new Tunisian CAL???? This amazing piece by Micki Devlin – Mims Creations, is the most amazing piece of Tunisian color work leading to an almost mosaic design. Minimal Tunisian Crochet knowledge is needed, however one MUST have a Tunisian hook with cable. Aztec Dreams CAL is designed by… Read More Aztec Dreams CAL Sneak Peek and Intro
Here it is! Everything you need to know right now…. all the *info* – all the *things* – all the *deets*…… The time is here again and we are soooooo beyond excited!!!! Friends Around the World 5th Anniversary CAL is a true work of art this year! 2020 may have started off with a lackluster… Read More FATW5 CAL – Information
We are pleased to introduce a fabulous shawl, the Jahanara Shawl, by Saleha Waseem. This was inspired by a Mugal Princess named Jahanara Begum. When you read the introduction, you will find out more about this powerful princess, and realize who her parents were. Make sure to read the introduction also for the materials needed,… Read More Jahanara Shawl Wrap