March is National Crochet Month: How are you celebrating?
Is anyone doing a crochet challenge or working on a special project for National Crochet Month?
I want to join the CGOA’s Across the Board Crochet-Along, but I’m already in the middle of another afghan. My plan is to at least start crocheting the afghan before NatCroMo ends.
Visit facebook.thisiscrochet.com and let us know you are celebrating with crochet.
Hookey is the social site for the Crochet Liberation Front (CLF), which was created by Laurie Wheeler, aka the Fearless Leader. The CLF “is designed to educate, inform and promote all levels of crochet lovers!” Laurie describes Hookey as “a home for dyed in the wool crochet lovers. Come play, talk shop, and run with hooks!”
Please take time to visit Hookey and NeedleArtists and Crafters during NatCroMo, and let them know that you heard about them from This Is Crochet.
NeedleArtists and Crafters
NeedleArtists and Crafters (NAC) is a fledgling marketing company for tactile artist. It’s mission is to “help needle artists and crafters earn sustainable incomes from their hand crafts through teaching, coaching, sales, and promotion.” NAC was founded by Andrea Fields. She is a talented dollmaker and skilled in several other arts and crafts. Her value statement for NAC is “filling hearts, homes and minds with visions of hand made beauty, comfort, and love. (The kind of love that keeps hearts anchored at home).”
Please visit NAC and see the work of all the extremely talented members.
One of the activities that the Crochet Guild of America suggests for this month is to make new crochet friends so I want to say a quick thank you to everyone who has been sending me tweets and DMs with links to your crochet projects. I love it when we share.
This is the reason why I am really loving Pinterest. For those of you who have not made it there yet, we are sharing our projects and lots of other things that we find fun and interesting.
Keeping with the spirit of sharing, in the next two posts I will showcase two places online where we can continue to celebrate and share the crochet love. Until then, take care.
National Crochet Month is half over, and I have been crocheting like mad. I’m on my way to Vegas at the end of the month, and I want to have at least ONE crochet thing to wear. As a designer, I end up crocheting a lot of items that I don’t get to keep, and I also make things for family and friends. This means I end up with very few things for myself.
I decided to make March the month where I crochet for myself. I started with the Bonus Crochet Day we had on February 29, and I’ve kept it going. Hopefully, by the end of the month I will have photos of some designs that I made for myself. Maybe they will turn into patterns, too!