11 Ocean Themed Patterns to Knit or Crochet for World Oceans Day

11 Ocean Themed Patterns to Knit or Crochet for World Oceans Day

Every year, the world celebrates World Oceans Day on June 8. It commemorates the world’s oceans, and also brings attention to how they can be cared for and revitalized. This year’s theme is “Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean,” and the hashtag is #RevitalizeTheOcean . We live on islands surrounded by the ocean here in…

The World’s First Granny Square Pattern (Plus 7 More to Make)

The World’s First Granny Square Pattern (Plus 7 More to Make)

The good old granny square. If you crochet, you’ve probably made one…or ten…or maybe even hundreds. But did you ever wonder who invented the granny square? Lots of other people have wondered too. Crochet historians knew it was created in the United States and was first popular in the 1890s. But the earliest published example…