Because of 26 and Butterflies

I love butterflies. I enjoy photographing them. This one I saw on a bike ride last summer. They are such beautiful creatures.  Their transformation from caterpillar to flying artwork is amazing.  When the sun shines through their wings, they look like stained glass windows in the air.  Their symbolism of new life always reminds me of hope and freedom. Today there is a special celebration taking place in Southington, CT to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.  There will[Read more]

Yarn Bomb Blossoms – Free Pattern

For our Yarn Bomb during the Currier Museum of Art’s Art Fest, we wanted to include many flowers in bright spring colors.  I started making several flowers using regular weight yarn but it was taking a while and I was running out of time. Then Red Heart sent a generous package of yarn, hooks and needles for our event. Included were several skeins of their Vivid yarn. It is a great supply for a yarn bomb project! It is super bulky, very[Read more]

Hibiscus Wrap – Crochet Today

    I love Hawaii.  Even though I have always lived on the East Coast, I have traveled to Hawaii several times. (A big THANK YOU to my parents for the many trips – they were all a blessing to be a part of.)  And what’s not to like?   Hawaii has gorgeous weather, beautiful mountains and volcanos, lush tropical rain forests, unique land and marine animals. a warm clear blue ocean, powerful waves, and colorful fragrant flowers – year[Read more]