Middle of August – supposedly the coldest month of the year down here – but really no sign of it yet. Crazy weather!
This week at whipup some lovely treats – 2 book giveaways – good on you all for entering – and congrats to the winners – check out the books we have looked at this week – some gems … pints and purls for the social knitter … hat heads – some creative hat knitting … handmade home – creative family and recycling … Lotta Jansdotter’s simple sewing for baby … and dorm decor …
I had a letter a while ago asking me for some ideas for craft and creative activities for elderly folk who are in nursing homes and have dementia and/or very gnarled hands who find it difficult to concentrate and work fiddly tasks – here is what I came up with – feel free to add your own ideas to the comments.
My fave project this week is the nerdy chic bags.
Yarn + knitting + crochet: dyeing with indigo … yoga sock pattern … I also found some resources to helping you and me read those adorable Japanese crochet and knit patterns … Hawaiian flower motif – how to crochet …
Around the home: love these recycled blinds …
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