This week we are traveling to Kyiv, Ukraine to visit with Kate Veselunka, designer of the square for week 12 of the Friends Around the World CAL. Kate tells us that she was inspired by the flag of her country. Traditionally, in the Ukraine flag, the yellow color symbolizes wheat fields and the blue, a… Read More Wheat Bouquet by Kate Veselunka
How did we get to week 11 already? FATW3 has swept over us like an ocean wave…just like a Ngaru Moana (phonetically: Naaroo Mowaana) which actually means ocean wave in Maori. Ngaru Moana was designed by Maxine Sutherland who tells us she was thrilled and honored beyond words to be asked to design a square for… Read More Ngaru Moana by Maxine Sutherland
Would you believe Santa stopped by our blog the other day?! He saw all the beautiful work everyone had done, he also saw how much fun everyone had. He decided to collected all the Christmas pattern Silvana, Jo and I designed and bring them back to the North with him to spruce them up for… Read More *CAL-a-thon* and Santa
As I child, I would spend hours walking the New Jersey beachs searching for shells and seaglass. Finding a piece of smooth blue or green glass was like finding an exquisite treasure. When I first saw Stephanie’s Seaglass square, I was immediately taken back to the Jersey shore…sun, sand, boardwalk and all! We asked Stephanie… Read More Seaglass by Stephanie Porkorny
Today’s square is brought to you by our own Micki Devlin of Mims Designs! Micki has been an admin with our CAL team for quite some time and is an integral part of our testing team. She also created the Twisted Dreams sweater which was featured as a CAL last year. Micki, of Yorkshire, England,… Read More A Stitch in Time by Micki Devlin!
Our next square in the Friends CAL was designed by New Zealand designer, Patrina Hollis. You are going to love it! It looks fabulous in one color or more. You can find the pattern on Patrina’s Ravelry Page at the link below. Pattern link in Ravelry TePunaAio Video Link TePunaAio Right handed version* Video Link… Read More Te Puna Aio by Patrina Hollis
So, so sorry on the delay for this week’s squares. Seems the holidays got the best of us! We’re all scrambling to get all our Christmas preparations done so it’s not surprising that something was bound to go awry! Anyway, we’re back on track so let’s just get right to it. You’re already are well… Read More Dutchy Too by Ineke Mooijenkind