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
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
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
And just like that it’s week 34 and we’re fastening our seatbelts for our final descent in the USA. It’s been a unforgettable trip around the world and we’ve made so many new friends. Once again we extend a special thanks to all of our designers who created the most wonderful patterns, our testers who… Read More FATW3 – Final Landing!
Get ready for an adventure in Tunisian! No, not Tunisa, we’re actually back in the Netherlands for the last time with Marjolein Kooiman who’s going to guide us through a tunisian crochet experience! Can you believe this is the last square of the Friends Around the World 3 2018 CAL? What an adventure it’s been!… Read More Square of Muis by Marjolein Kooiman
Aloha! Can you believe it? We’re going to Hawaii this week with Divina Rocco, designer of the square Luna Stella. Divina grew up in Hawaii and learned to crochet from a woman at the Lanakila Baptist Church. Truth be told, while Divina may have grown up in Hawaii, she currently lives in North Carolina and is… Read More Luna Stella by Divina Rocco
It’s the final countdown! Week 31 and only 3 more squares to go! This week we’re working on “Soulmate” by Mervi Järvensivu of Pori, Finland. Pori is known as a vibrant city of culture, you can get there easily by train, bus, car, boat or plane. As a nature lover and owner of a little… Read More Soulmate by Mervi Järvensivu