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This set has been our most popular design since 2008! It all started when a woman named Josephine asked for help designing a shawl to be worn at her daughter’s wedding. Little did she know that The Animator’s Wife would take that shawl, turn it into a hip scarf, and add a matching halter top and gauntlets to create her favorite tribal costume. You may have seen her wearing it around the Maryland Renaissance Faire…
This is a complete introduction to the tapestry crochet technique. It begins with a full color tutorial on how to manage the different colored strands of yarn, how to read a tapestry crochet graph, and how to use bobbins.
The Jesse tree is a tradition that has been around since the Middle Ages. The modern idea is that each ornament represents a story in the bible leading up to the birth of Jesus. As Kathryn Vercillo points out in her book Crochet Saved My Life, crochet is one way to practice mindfulness meditation, and we thought it inspiring to meditate upon these stories as we crochet our way through the advent period. And wouldn’t it also be fun to make a new one each year to give to a beloved friend or family member?