A follower of NYAC’s facebook page alerted me today that I am in the 50th issue of “Inside Crochet!”
I was astonished (not the least because I’d had no idea about it) and immediately bought the issue on my iPad. Sure enough, there on page 6 was a small blurb about the as-we-go stripey blanket that was the focus of our first crochet along! I’m sincerely honored. There’s another CAL going on right now following the pattern (only it’s translated into Dutch), and I believe it’s #crochetalong2014 on Instagram. The blog for that current Dutch CAL is here.
Of course I’m very excited to be in a magazine, but I do wish the magazine had contacted me first so that I could have given credit to Julie over at Little Woolie — her blanket was the inspiration for mine and they are, after all, pretty similar. I almost feel like it’s cheating, being in the magazine when she’s not given credit. Well, she’s getting credit here; her blanket is amazing and she’s a great inspiration (she’s also a really nice person!).
Well, that’s my fun announcement for the day. I haven’t been crocheting or knitting at all in the past week so there’s nothing else really going on, but hopefully there will be soon. I’ve actually written up a new little Spring pattern that I will be sharing in the near future! Hope to see you back soon!