If you’re part of our admin team, or our testing or translation team, you’ve come to affectionately refer to our upcoming Friends Around the World 3rd Anniversary CAL 2018 as FATW3, or sometimes FATW2018, or just plain FATW. Personally, I simply like to call it “Friends” because, let’s face it…that’s one of the best parts… Read More FATW3…Huh???
So wasn’t that the fastest four weeks ever?!! I just can’t wait to see all those finished sweaters. In this final week we will complete the turtle neck portion of the sweater and wrap up any loose ends! While the turtle neck will be a really fun part of the sweater to crochet, Micki has… Read More Wrapping Up Twisted Dreams
The lovely little petunia is the next flower we will share with you. This one has been designed by Leslie R. Holm, who has designed other flowers for our project. The petunia is part of the Solanceae family and while its natural habitat is South America, they have certainly made their way around the globe. … Read More Celebrating the Flower – Petunia
This week we have a beautiful Pansy, designed by one of our Admins, Micki Devlin, a very talented designer of many things. So, before we get to the pattern, let’s learn a little bit about pansies. Pansies are part of the viola family and their scientific name is viola tre color var. hortensis. Pansies are… Read More Celebrating the Flower – Pansy
Now is the time of year in areas where spring has sprung and the weather is getting hotter, that you will be spotting sunflowers. I recently purchased 2 plants of mini ones and am enjoying their cheeriness. We are featuring a beautiful design by Leslie R. Holm and you will find the pattern on the… Read More Celebrating the Flower – Sunflower
Our flower this week is the daffodil, also known as Narcissus and jonquil and is the most popular of all spring bulbs. Daffodils are perennial flowers that grow from onion-like bulbs. They bloom in the spring and flower only once a year. The daffodil is the flower for the month of March, since spring begins… Read More Celebrating the Flower – Daffodil
When thinking of a garden full of flowers, you also need to envision beautiful, graceful butterflies fluttering around. They dip their proboscis to gather nectar into the flowers and help in the pollination process by carrying pollen all over their bodies as they go from flower to flower. No matter what language you call them… Read More Celebrating the Flower – Butterflies