Tag: Needle Crafters

Needle Crafters – The history of crochet

Diana Oleson “The exact origins of crochet are unclear as the skill was originally word of mouth. At the end of the 18th century, tambour evolved into what the French called “crochet in the air” when the background fabric was discarded and the stitch worked on its own. Crochet began turning up in Europe in…

Needle Crafters continue their recycling creations

Jeannine with start of mat

Diana Oleson Welcome to our newest members Jeannine, Bonnie and Jeanne; we are so glad to have you in our needle craft group. Jeannine is crocheting matts for the homeless, using clean, recycled plastic bags. It takes 500 to 700 bags to make one matt, so keep those bags coming. Drop them off in the…