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Wacky Weave – The End

It took me 5 years of continuous effort to get interlocking crochet, trending. When I started with this technique, I simply fell in love with it. I couldn’t get enough of it. Getting other people as excited about it was a long road however. For me it was a fantastic journey that I enjoyed immensely. I don’t know how many workshops I facilitated on Wacky Weave; I didn’t keep track. But it was many. I travelled substantially to teach this technique and I thoroughly enjoyed every class. I met so many amazing people during this journey, that I can honestly say, this journey was life changing for me.

Each CAL was an improvement on the previous one. In each CAL we explored something new, something different. La Loba is no exception. You need big girl panties for this one! There is some shaping involved.

I hope you all enjoyed the journey with me. Thank you to each person who participated in my CALs. Without people like you, people like me can’t do much. I appreciate each one of you.

Here is a celebration of my Wacky Weave CALs.

Wacky Weave Squares
Wacky Weave Babette
Wacky Weave Log Cabin
Wacky Weave Rainbow in the Round
Wacky Weave La Loba

Will there be another one? I don’t know. I have learned never to say never. Who knows?

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To block, or not to block…. that is the question

One of my first patrons requested information on blocking. Brilliant choice for a tutorial series isn’t it?

I am thus working on a series of tutorials that will cover different blocking tools, different blocking methods, as well as some information on how some fibres will react to blocking.

If you are not a patron yet, sign up for my Patreon! For only $2 a month, you can look forward to an average of 1 tutorial per week, although I sometimes post four tutorials at once at the end of the month.

The tutorials on blocking will be available by the end of the October 2019. Sign up now! Oh just so you know, if you join, you will have access to all the previous tutorials already shared as well. And, you can end your membership at any time.

Support me. It is the only way I can keep doing what I do best: design beautiful stuff and give the patterns free of charge and free of copyright.

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Wacky Weave La Loba

Wacky Weave La Loba is my last Wacky Weave (interlocking) CAL. I love a shawl and I love a hood. So this project is the perfect one with which to finish my 5-year journey with Wacky Weave. The hood is optional; if you don’t like a hood, make the shawl only.

This project is dedicated to myself and every other strong woman, who at some stage of her life, had to sing to the dry bones of her life, to get it alive again. It is for every woman who crocheted through trauma. It is for every woman who has been labelled weird, eccentric or nerdy. It is for every woman who values herself more than fashion. This cape is for the wild woman archetype. It is for La Loba, the bone woman. (From the book: Women who run with the wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estees).

Kits are available already from Afrique; the CAL starts on the 1st of November 2019.

Are you joining me La Loba?