We’re back in New Zealand for week 22! This week’s Friends Around the World square is “Ceiling Rose by Fiona Audain. When Fiona was a child, she lived with her Great Aunt and Uncle where the ‘public’ rooms had the most wonderful “Ceiling Roses”. Fiona would gaze up at the ceiling and and fantasize about… Read More Ceiling Rose by Fiona Audain
We’re back in Israel for week 20 of the Friends Around the World 3 2018 CAL, visiting with our dear friend Sarit Grinberg. Sarit has been an invaluable part of our Hebrew translation team. We are truly thankful for the time she spends translating patterns for us. Her square Friendship is a tribute to… Read More Friendship by Sarit Grinberg
This week (week 20 of the Friends Around the Workd 3 2018 CAL) we’re in the Czech Republic with the incredibly talented Tatsiana of Lilla Bjorn Crochet. Tatsiana tells us that she doesn’t have many places she visits there as she lives the isolated life of a crochet designer. But there is one place that… Read More Water Lily by Tatsiana Kupyjanchyk/Lilla Bjorn Crochet
It’s week 19 Friends Around the World 3 is back in the UK, which I know is home for many of you. We’ll be enjoying the relaxing, change of seasons since yesterday was the first day of Spring. Nothing like a little sunshine to get me itching to get outside and check if my daffodils… Read More Misty Morning by Claire Sutcliffe
For week 18 of the Friends Around the World 3 CAL, we are headed to South Africa! My weather app tells me the climate is absolutely lovely there at this time of year so my bags are packed with sundresses and sandals! When we arrive, we will meet up with Kogi Naidoo who has designed… Read More Atalia’s Star by Kogi Nadoo.
Hang on to your hats, folks, we aren’t going anywhere this week. We’re staying right here in Washington, DC for some more crochet fun with Bonnie Barker of Bonnie Bay Crochet! We’re up to week 17 of the Friends Around the World CAL, and Bonnie’s given us another wonderfully textural design called Boxed Honeycombs. Take a… Read More Boxed Honeycombs by Bonnie Barker
You aren’t dreaming! This extraordinary blanket is being offered as a CAL with part one debuting on March 14th at 4:00 am EST! The beautiful flower motifs and rich textures are going to take you right to the middle of an English garden! The CAL was originally held in Finland, it was designed by Anne… Read More Garden of Dreams CAL