Tag: craft activism

  • Welcome Blanket

    Welcome Blanket

    Learn how to knit or crochet with patterns, supply lists and full instructions – with the end result being given away to a good cause. Because this project is worked in squares, there is not a heavy weight on the needles as you move along. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! You care about how…

  • “The time has come,’ the Walrus said

    “The time has come,’ the Walrus said

    Links in the post to the Tempestry Project. I just ordered the New Normal Tempestry to be a knitted scarf. This will mark my first project in the area of craftivism. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Today, I find myself on the edge of a metaphorical cliff, the day is finally here. And I…

  • Stitch by stitch, a brief history of knitting and activism

    Stitch by stitch, a brief history of knitting and activism

    For the hours it takes to knit something, we can chose what the finished item should represent. Could be a personal item to wear, which is a way to be a one of a kind, not a mass market copy cat. Or your efforts can be in service of a cause. Enjoy this DailyFind, love…

  • The Colorful Quilt Squares Chilean Women Used to Tell the Story of Life Under Pinochet

    The Colorful Quilt Squares Chilean Women Used to Tell the Story of Life Under Pinochet

    It may come as a surprise to learn that women have been using the power of craft to tell their stories for a long time. Here is a more more recent example. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! After General Augusto Pinochet came to power in Chile on September 11, 1973, via a coup d’etat…

  • Be a change-maker not just a world-worrier.

    Be a change-maker not just a world-worrier.

    What a wonderful way to become an activist, particularly since we need alternatives to large scale demonstrations. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Are you struggling with Eco-Anxiety? When it comes to the climate crisis we are faced with, we need to make hope possible not despair convincing. Join us in moving from using up…