Get into the spirit and treat yourself and your besties to some fantastic Caron Valentine’s-themed accessory patterns!
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Looks like it can get so cold in the Yukon that even the airplanes need sweaters!
As part of a collaboration with The Yukon Transportation Museum and The Yukon Arts Center Public Art Gallery, members of the Yarn Bomb Yukon Collective worked for 5 hours to cover this 70 year old DC-3 with a 2,500 foot airplane cozy! Knitters from across North America joined in, creating granny squares made of acrylic wool to contribute to the project.
If you happen to be in the Yukon, you can see the airplane cozy up close and in person until it’s torn down on August 21st. Once removed, pieces of it will be cleaned and turned into blankets that will help people in need stay warm this winter.
|Tulip Booth Display|
I just got back from spending a couple of days at TNNA (The National Needle Arts convention) in Columbus, OH. This is the bi-annual trade show where yarn stores come to order new products and designers meet with yarn companies and magazines about future gigs. This year, I went on behalf of Tulip needles and hooks to hang out and demonstrate their products. It was a good time, and especially nice to see friends, talk shop and play with new yarns and tools! Here are a few, quickie shots I snapped while I was there. xoxo, Vic
|Tulip gifted me Carry T, Carry C & Rose Etimo Hook sets. I’m one lucky gal!|
One of my all-time favorite designers and over all amazing woman, Erika Knight.
|Here’s a lilac version of the Purple Ninja for Purple Stitch Project, hanging out to promote the charity.|
|With Editor-in-Chief of Interweave Crochet, Marcy Smith at the Craftsy party. Love the Tammy Hildebrand tunic she’s wearing!|
|With designer, Ellen Gormley at the Craftsy party.|
|With my buddy, Drew Emborsky (aka The Crochet Dude). Have you checked out his crochet tool empire, lately? So proud of him!|
|Knit this ninja for a kid camper! Get the pattern here.|
|Crochet this ninja for a kid camper! Get the pattern here.|
|Doll blanket I made when I was about 9-years-old.|
For the latest installation of my Home Hooking column for Interweave Crochet’s Summer Issue, I share a bit of my story about learning to crochet as a child, talk about why granny squares are a great way for kids to learn to crochet, and give the pattern for a modern take on a dolly classic.
|Hello, Dolly! blankie shown in Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) yarn|
Grab the issue on stands or at Crochetme.com today– digital copies available, too!
|Golf Club Cozy|