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.
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
Can you believe we’re just about half way through the Friends Around the World 3 CAL?For week 16, we’re traveling Stateside for a visit with Bonnie Barker in Gaithersburg, Maryland just north of Washington DC. Bonnie, a devout hockey fan, was quick to tell us that she is proud to be from the same area… Read More Cables and Columns by Bonnie Barker
It’s WEEK 15 of the Friends Around the World CAL and we’re heading to Denmark. When you think about Denmark you’ll probably come up with things like the Vikings, the Faroe Islands and the old Danish Monarchy. But did you also know that Denmark is the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson, the Little Mermaid AND…… Read More Tribute by Mikkel Beck Hansen