Just “Throwing” Out Some New Options

Summer is ending and Fall is the perfect time to get your next throw project planned and ready to go—so here are some wonderful new options to inspire you! Get started now and you can finish your throw in time for the first snow. If you’ve never done a project as large as a throw, start with one of these two easy patterns, Flower Path Throw (LW3589) or Splendid Ripple Throw (LW3602). You’ll spend a bit more time than you would for a scarf, but you don’t need any extra skills. Continue reading “Just “Throwing” Out Some New Options”

Granny Squared – YBLA at the Craft and Folk Museum

Prepare for an invasion, an invasion of over 14,000 granny squares!!!  When members of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles (YBLA) were across the street looking at the Craft andFolkArt Museum  (CAFAM) they got the clever idea of covering an entire museum in yarn. The CAFAM structure resembles a cute country cottage and YBLA thought it would be fun to make it appear more doll-like by covering the entire front with granny squares. Continue reading “Granny Squared – YBLA at the Craft and Folk Museum”

My Passion for Yarn!

Guest Blog Post Written by Janice Ogata, Founder of The Pasadena Crochet Meet Up

I believe my love of fiber arts started at a very young age, and it has only grown over the years. My great-grandmother was a crocheter, and I remember being 5 years old and admiring all of her granny square afghans.  In addition both my Mom and Aunt crochet. I have been exposed to some sort of needle art for many years. It wasn’t until later in life that my hobby became my obsession. Continue reading “My Passion for Yarn!”