It's Crochet Month , let's celebrate with CGOA !

celebration CGOA crochet guild crochet month Kathryn vercillo March

Thanks to my dear colleague and friend Kathryn Vercillo the Crochet  Expert, I learned that March is Crochet month...  It was initiated by CGOA  - Crochet Guild of America.
and no... you didn't miss anything .. I'm not american but I'm happy to adopt any excuse for a celebration ... so thank you CGOA for sending this great excuse our way !   

Kathryn posted yesterday a post on crochet.about.com with suggestions how to celebrate this special month , her full article is available directly through here " 10 Things You Can Do to Celebrate the 15th Annual NatCroMo" hop over there " , I warmly reccomd follwing her :)

It's crochet month

Reading through the post I decided to adopt the ones that are relevant to my little niche of wire crochet , so here they are :

1. Follow the Month-Long designer's blog tour - I WILL :)

2. Buy a Crochet Book - YES !

3. Teach Someone to Crochet - LOL.... I do this on a daily basis , so of course I'll do it on March too :) 

4. Learn Something New in Crochet - Great Idea , I've been wanting to learn how to crochet small baskets for ages now...

5. Crochet in Public - Love this , people are always so curious to see what I do there with that tiny hook of mine ...

6. Join a Crochet Community - I'll take it the other way round and invite crocheters to join YoolaISK - wire crochet community.

7. Wear Your Crochet - easy....

8. Crochet - easiest of all.... it's my day job and I LOVE it !

So how about you ? 

want to  join the celebration and win ANY 6 of my 6 wire crochet patterns in PDF+ video ? !!!!

all you have to do is leave a comment with ONE thing YOU are going to adopt on Crochet month .... super easy, told you ....

Each post will be considered as one entry , if you share on social media, specify it and you get an extra entry for each share of this post  and more chance to win !

cheers...

Yael aka Yoola 

 

 


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  • ציפורה

    I was happy to take a part of this sweet crochet month , thank you yoola , I will keep up the good work in April too !!

  • Kathleen Ruth

    I am continuing to practice crocheting with my ISK tools. Getting better every day!

  • Carole Miller

    I made a lapgahn and donated to the youth at my church for them to auction it off to help raise money for camp, trips, etc. funds to help all our youth this summer.

  • Robin

    I’m going to crochet a kippah in public (with beads)!

  • Linda Day

    I want to continue crocheting with my ISK kit, to make another flower (or two). Thanks, for the giveaway!

  • Alicia G

    I plan on teaching 2 friends from knit nights how to crochet and turn them to the dark side! lol!

  • CloClo

    I take your post as motivation to bead-crochet a necklace promised to a friend.

  • fiona

    I am going to try to make my own pattern for a succulent plant that I saw recently.

  • Jules

    I wear my crochet and I am going to teach a friend how to recreate one of my pieces :-)

  • Bonni

    Plan to make a pair or two of my first wire crochet earrings! If it comes out looking fine, I will give it to my best friend!

  • ציפורה

    היי יעל ,
    שמחה לעדכן כי הצלחתי להכין את התיק הקטן שרציתי בעזרת שיטתך ISK
    אשמח לשתף בתמונה במידה ותרצי. ממשיכה לשתף את הפוסט בהמון אהבה להפיץ את הבשורה והטכניקה המדהימה הזו , עד כה עשיתי חמישים שיתופים לערך מקווה כ"כ לזכות !! המשך שבוע מבורך מציפורה :)

  • KarenW

    It is good to know this is crochet month. I will crochet in public. My favorite crochet is bead crochet ropes.

  • Cindy

    I crocheted scarves the whole month of February , for friends, and I am now making one for myself,if I don’t give it away first! This month I want to learn how to make a scarf using the Tunisian stitch or crochet socks!

  • Susan Beth

    I am going to make my daughter some crochet earrings. I also intend to make some crochet earrings to wear when I am out and about.

  • ציפורה

    Woww , we have a deal !! I will be more then happy to do “4. Learn Something New in Crochet” , I want to make a small hand bag and hope to share with you all !!! Happy crochet month :)

  • Hannah

    I haven’t done any crocheting in ages. I hope to get back to it this month and when I do it is usually on the bus so I get many glances from the other passengers and perhaps manage to learn something new to crochet.

  • Racheli Avrahami

    This article gave me a big “push” to finish my first metal crochet necklace. Although I finds it a bit difficult to do… I will not give up :-)
    (I have all this month…)

  • Elise Provost

    I’m going to teach some of my co-workers to crochet. Two of them are expecting, so they want to make baby blankets. We are going to do it on Friday’s at lunch. I’ve been crocheting for over 30 years, and I’m really looking forward to sharing my craft with the younger generation. Thanks!

  • Tanya

    During Crochet Month I will think of my grandmother (who taught me to crochet) as I continue to crochet a beautiful and fun blanket (using a couple of stitches that I’ve never used before) for my daughter’s friend’s wedding present.

  • Veronica

    This month I would love to learn to crochet flowers!

  • Michelle B

    Great idea! My plan is to finally crochet my first hat. I’ve been avoiding hats for some reason!
    Also, organising my yarn stash is a definite must this month.
    Thanks!

  • Kathy

    I, too, am going to learn to crochet baskets! In fact I JUST downloaded a pattern for small ones to use on my craft table!

  • Tola Makinde

    I will learn how to crotchet leaves and flowers and using the Yoola crotcheting tool.

  • Leslie

    I plan to buy a crochet book and crochet in public. I love when people stop to ask me what I am doing. ?

  • Deirdre

    Im going to crochet, because I have’t crocheted for a long time

  • Lois

    Since I already crochet in public, I’ll wear the finished work.
    People ALWAYS ask what I’m doing when crocheting wire.

  • Katelyn M

    Last year my national crochet month learn something new was my fist ISK kit!!! This year I am planning to start learning tunisian crochet. I love the look of it but haven’t tried yet. Thanks for the chance to win and helping to share the crochet love, it is the best!!!

  • Nancy J

    I didn’t know it was crochet month but I will crochet in public and learn a new crochet technique. I will also organize my pattern library as I’ve been putting that off for half a year now.

  • H Rose Drummond

    combine my wire weaving with crocheting. After all I have been crocheting since 1970 and only started working with wire in the 80’s. I have crocheted and woven baskets with yarn and other materials but not with wire. I made silk and yarn flowers but not wire. Time to combine my love of crocheting with my love of wire and see what I can do. Thanks for the inspiration. will share on Facebook.

  • Melissa

    I’m a knitter but am working on a pattern that is finished with crochet on the hem and sleeves. I will learn how to crochet and then hopefully wear my sweater!

  • Dawn De Luca

    I’d like to make a large dream catcher and learn to crochet the centre piece myself. ?

  • KraftyKelly

    Great post and thanks for the alert : ) Such great ideas, that I can’t stop with just one : ) I plan/hope to celebrate NatCroMo by:
    1. Getting a new crochet DVD and enrolling in new online crochet classes
    2. Trying new stitch patterns and methods
    3. Finally inventory my yarn stash
    4. Organize my pattern library (well, that may take longer than a month LOL)
    5. Crochet in public
    6. Gift a crochet class to a younger stitcher
    7. Add new crochet hook styles and sizes to the toolkit (double-ended, circular, Tunisian, etc.)
    8. MOST IMPORTANT – CROCHET SOMETHING TO GIVE TO CHARITY <3

  • Mona AB

    I will learn how to crochet leaves and flowers and I will Crochet in public as I have never done that before so I think it will be cool to do so


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