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...

Survey: BYOB

So…I did a survey; lemme know whatcha think…did I miss anything? Build Your Own Bracelet

The elephant in the room

This post is about the obvious lack of diversity in various spaces…THAT elephant. Although I wanted to bring up the topic at the CGOA conference members’ meeting, I refrained so as not to spoil it for newbies.  Instead, I’ll use my blog 🙂 As an...

CGOA 2019: Manchester

I took an actual vacation and was able to make the Crochet Guild of America’s National Conference, which was back at my favorite location: Manchester, New Hampshire! Slight travel inconveniences notwithstanding, it was an overall fun, productive and relaxing...

Just so you know…

Okay, so…lemme just do a quick PSA:  while I’m #TeamRavelry for their corporate stance…I (and other people of African descent / among the African diaspora, which is more of you than you might realize) LIVE this stance, because we are faced with this...

Hookin’ In Brooklyn on WWKIP Day 2019!

Greetings, yarnie peeps! For some of my fellow crocheters who may feel ‘left out’ when it comes to (the naming of) events in the yarn industry, I invite you to join me (Vonne’s Crochet & Beading) and Claudette Brady (Slip Stitch Needlecraft) as we crochet while...

Morehouse Class of 2019

ICYMI: https://www.blackenterprise.com/billionaire-robert-f-smith-has-history-of-financial-activism-beyond-morehouse/ I felt overwhelmed with emotions: the promise of unhindered and unfettered possiblility, the relief of being able to focus on thriving and not...

Represent! Diaspora Designers: Ravelry

Hey, y’all! Just wanted to let my yarnie peeps know that I’m part of the Represent! Diaspora Designers group at Ravelry. Primarily I’ll be posting pattern and general information of my comings, goings, and doings, so pop on over there when you get a...