Thursday, April 24, 2008
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Anyone can do it. Anyone. Stop thinking. Stop being afraid. Stop sweating, you’ll get the hook all damp. Yes, with the help of the Chicks with Sticks, anyone can learn to crochet in just a weekend--and by Sunday night, beginners will know what they’re doing and have the confidence to do it. Advanced beginners (the ones who have already made an afghan square) will have fresh, fashion-forward projects to wear around town. First up is an introductory section on tools and materials. Then the Chicks present a series of lessons that each introduce a new skill and patterns that help readers learn and master it before moving on. The more than 30 projects range from cool belts to stunning scarves, from felted bags to stylish wraps and sweaters. Throughout, the Chicks with Sticks are standing by with quips and anecdotes, support and sisterhood. Learning to crochet has never been so entertaining...and so empowering!
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Thursday, April 10, 2008
If you have a few balls of yarn in your stash that just never seem to have a purpose, we know a group who can truly benefit from them!
Meet The Knitting Ladies, a group of knitters and crocheters at Interim House. This organization is a 6 month drug and alcohol residential and outpatient program for women located in Philadelphia. In 2004, Interim House began a knitting program that has been very successful. Yarn, notions and knitting needle donations are always welcome.
Currently, the group is knitting "lemon hats" for the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. All types and colors of yarn received are appreciated. To read more and view more photos of their projects click here.
If you live near the Philadephia area and would like to make a donation, you may drop it off at:
288 Lancaster Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355 on or before April 30th.
If you live outside the Philadelphia area and would like to mail a donation, please send it directly to:
333 West Upsal Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119-4010
"Give a man a fish, feed him for a day.
Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime."
- Chinese Proverb