Tag: yarn bombing

WWW: a second life for public art projects; crochet prodigy; Tla’amin baskets + maths

Remember the twiddle-mitts sensory aid for dementia patients I posted a few weeks ago? A knitting group recycled yarn bomb projects into 187 cuffs! 11 year old Jonah loves to crochet. He learned at age 5. Jonah gives me hope for the future! The Callysto Salish Basket project at Simon Fraser University in Canada is a collaborative project that explores the functional mathematical beauty of the Tla’amin Nation baskets in a digital learning resource.

WWW – here’s what is happening in your corner of the world.

There is a lot to share, celebrate, and learn today, and I’ll start with this little treasure: Knitty’s beloved, funny, smart, and charming Kate Atherley gave birth to a brand new book about socks, AND she has an amazing lineup of classes on the horizon.  She’s coming to a yarn shop near you, and I have it on good authority she would be delighted to sign a copies of her book!  Way to go Kate!   If you’re in the midwest, check out Annie’s Craft Festival in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on October 30 – November 1.  They’re offering classes taught by top instructors in crochet and ...