Shawna Underwood

It’s Our April 2019 Issue Preview

Happy April! 

Spring has finally sprung.  

The days are getting longer and warmer, birds are chirping happy songs, buds are sprouting, and everything is once again turning GREEN!

This is such a special time of year!  Soon we will be heading out to enjoy Mother Nature and all she provides us.  What better time than Earth Day do we have to make evaluate and make sure we are doing all we can to make sure she is great for all the rest to come. 

Earth Day is such a great time to get creative to reuse items that otherwise would end up in the trash.  Like old Pop bottles being recycled into a floor pouf, or yarn from that sweater you never wear anymore that was going to go in the trash. 

There are so many ways that we as crafters can help our environment by just using our creativity.  That’s what inspired this month’s issue of Happily Hooked…

The Earth Day Issue

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Team Favorites Featured In This Issue

The Minty Blanket By Ken Cormier

I love the look of Ken’s Minty Blanket!

The easy repeat of just 2 rows can have a myriad number of looks just by using different colors.   

~ Cara’s Favorite

The Grab and Go Cozy By Janet Pippin

The grab & go cup cozy is my favorite. I’m constantly on the go and a great cup cozy is a must for my mornings.

It’s a great quick stash-busting pattern!

~Heather’s Favorite

Hap the Mole By Sage Webster

Hap the Mole is my FAVORITE design from this April issue!

This little cutie is just so perfect and simple and fun – and I may have already made him. I think he should be the HHM mascot!

~Courtney’s Favorite

The Luna Blanket By Hailey Bailey 

 I just love the look of this one!

It is a simple pattern and screams for you to put your own creative twist on it. I can’t wait to make this one!

~ Shawna’s Favorite

Articles Featured In This Issue

Member of the Month by Frances Metallo – Her amazing story of how crochet has helped her overcome a traumatic experience.

Save the Wool; Save the Planet by Lindsey Bucci – Breaking perceptions that wool is a winter fiber, and an in-depth article about all the benefits of wool.

How to make Plarn by Amber Bliss Calderón – A great article for making plarn; a great way to recycle all those plastic bags laying around.

Member Projects From This Issues

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