It sure looks like you all had a blast with Vanessa’s Delilah square last week and we promised you some more fun this week! We’re still in South Africa with Ness, from Hooked on Sunshine for week 25 of the Friends Around the World 3 CAL. She’s designed another spectacular pattern for us and since… Read More Aurora by Vanessa Smith
We’re back in South Africa with Vanessa Smith, aka Ness, from Hooked on Sunshine for week 24 of the Friends Around the World 3 CAL. Vanessa lives in Cape Town, South Africa which she says is such a mind bogglingly beautiful place that she always has crochet inspiration sitting right on my doorstep. Vanessa tells us she… Read More Delilah by Vanessa Smith
I saw a butterfly yesterday…kinda remarkable because I live in Wisconsin and we had about 6 inches of snow on Sunday. If that’s not truly one of natures most wonderful miracles, I don’t know what is. But we’re not in Wisconsin this week…we’re in New Jersey and I’m super excited to tell you about… Read More Butterfly Kisses by Silvana Tabacchi
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
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.