Day 4 of Kwanzaa: Ujamaa

The fourth of seven principles is Cooperative Economics; building and maintaining our own businesses and profiting therefrom to reinvest in and rebuild our communities.

Day 3 of Kwanzaa: Ujima

The third of seven principles is Collective Work and Responsibility; primary in rebuilding and maintaining our original village culture.

Day 2 of Kwanzaa: Kujichagulia

The second of seven principles is Self-Determination…how we define, name, create and speak for ourselves.  We must re-learn,  remember and reclaim our greatness as a people.  

Day 1 of Kwanzaa: Umoja

The first of the seven principles is Unity revolving around family, community, nations, race, and pride of African culture and heritage .

VKLNY2020: Stitchapalooza!

Stitchapalooza! Check out my classes and sign up quick; they fill up fast! https://www.vogueknittinglive.com/newyork2020/begin select your package first (package, class and/or marketplace ticket) scroll down to classes filter by teacher (Yvonne Tate); type my name or...

VKLNY2020: Crochet African Flower

Crochet African Flower Check out my classes and sign up quick; they fill up fast! https://www.vogueknittinglive.com/newyork2020/begin select your package first (package, class and/or marketplace ticket) scroll down to classes filter by teacher (Yvonne Tate); type my...

VKLNY2020: Bavarian Crochet

Intro to Bavarian Crochet Basics Check out my classes and sign up quick; they fill up fast! https://www.vogueknittinglive.com/newyork2020/begin select your package first (package, class and/or marketplace ticket) scroll down to classes filter by teacher (Yvonne Tate);...

Kings County Fiber Festival Fun

It was a blast to help collect hats for the Second Annual Make Hats for the Homeless!  The final hat drive donations were accepted during the Eighth Annual Kings County Fiber Festival, in addition to various other events, activities, and a fabulous roster of vendors!...

Charity Crafters

In this world of fame and influencers, I wanted to shine a well-deserved spotlight on those people and organizations whose names you may not know, the unsung hookers and needlers…champions at crafting for charity. There are several organizations who specifically...