My knitted costuming adventures continue, this time with extra fuzziness! A friend of mine frequently dresses up as a bunny for costume parties, and so I decided to make a bunny tail for his birthday.
Since I wanted the tail to be super soft and fluffy, yarn selection was paramount. Romance to the rescue! This yarn is incredibly soft, with a dramatic texture perfectly suited to highlighting a whimsical costume.
This giving season, Lion Brand is calling on knitters, crocheters and yarn crafters of all kinds to unleash their inner Yarn Hero and craft for charity! We want every fiber fanatic to know that they can help create a more giving world, one stitch at a time.
We have assembled a super group of 15 of your favorite yarn bloggers and designers to show you how charity crafting can make an impact on real lives. Over the course of the next month, these bloggers will be posting patterns, hosting giveaways, and sharing their inspiring stories of crafting for charity. Every week, we will post interviews with the Yarn Heroes right here on The Notebook discussing the power of charity crafting and the causes dearest to them. You will find each Yarn Hero listed at the bottom of this page.
You can also learn a little more about Yarn Heroes by watching episode #30 of Tea with Shira below.
As fun, colorful, and hopefully inspiring as we hope you find Yarn Heroes to be, we acknowledge that we are just scratching the surface of charity crafting. All around the country, there are people who have dedicated enormous amounts of their lives to knitting and crocheting for others. You are harder for us to find, because you are so busy doing good for your fellow person!
Please share your stories with us at firstname.lastname@example.org – over the next four weeks, we will be selecting four charity crafters to each receive $250 worth of yarn for the cause of their choice.
We are deeply grateful to the following organizations for helping us get the word out about giving back this season! These are great resources for learning about and getting involved with charity crafting.
So be a Yarn Hero this giving season, and put those hooks and needles to good use. Just remember, if you plan on donating a crafted item, make sure that any charity you wish to donate to has the capacity to accept your donation!
To Our Readers: Submit YOUR stories of charity crafting to email@example.com for a chance to win $250 in yarn support for your charity crafting cause - we'll be picking winners every week, and it never hurts to let us know what you are doing for the world!
Welcome to Community Spotlight, where we'll be showing you highlights from our Community Gallery. To be featured in the gallery, simply post a picture of your Lion Brand creations to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #lionbrandyarn. We'll be choosing some of our favorites to post to the blog.
This week our spotlight is dedicated to the whimsical and adorable. Here you'll find seasonally-appropriate hats and other excellent, cute pieces made by our fans. Some are great for Halloween costumes, and others are simply fun to look at and wear every day. Enjoy!