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
We’re back in the US of A…in the Land of Enchantment – a.k.a. New Mexico – with Polly Plum. What a treat to have Polly design a square for our Friends CAL! Polly lives with her significant other, Mr. Plum, a brand new baby girl, their two dogs, and one fussy cat. Together they… Read More Ferris by Polly Plum
It’s week 29 and we’re back in one of our favorite places…New Zealand! We’re looking for the Ponga tree with Jenness Fulton who lives in the Manawatu with her husband and three children. Her Friends Around the World 3 square was inspired by these beautiful silver fern trees. The Ponga tree fern (Cyathea dealbata) is… Read More Ponga Tree by Jenness Fulton
This week we are traveling to Ghent, Belgium with Véronique Blockeel aka, Brietna. As you know, Belgium is a small country in Europe, between The Netherlands, France and Germany where one half speaks Dutch, the other half speaks French. Brietna lives in Ghent, a medieval city that is worth a visit. In “real” life she is known as… Read More Diamond Earth by Brietna