April’s Blog Post Roundup

Interweave Spotlight

Top 10 Pins for Spring Crochet Inspiration

Happy Thursday, fiber friends! By the time Thursday afternoon rolls around, we’ve got Friday on the brain and our inspiration isn’t exactly revved up and ready to go. That’s why we’re introducing a fun new installment that will transform any sluggish Thursday into a fun creativity fuel up!

As you probably already know, Interweave has a lineup of fiber-savvy bloggers who crank out incredible content about the latest Pinterest trends, industry news, must-make projects and everything in between. Today, we’re naming off our April favorites from Interweave’s blog and giving you the scoop on why you NEED to soak up their inspirational goodness.

Okay, let’s get started!

Prettiest Project

Singing Spring: The Ghost Ranch Shawlette

Why we love it

Vibrant turquoise mingles with a marvelous shade of rustic orange in this lightweight shawlette. Swing it over your shoulders or let it adorn the front of a simple top or your favorite little black dress. Best of all, this pretty piece can be rocked any time of the year!


Nature-Friendly Knit

POW: Hiking Henley

Why we love it

Everyone loves a good hike in the spring, but the last thing you want during your trek is a bulky, non-breathable top bogging you down. This sweet henley is every bit as stylish as it is functional–right down to the eyelet bands.


Most Inspirational Read

Yarn for the Giving: Knitting for Refugees

Yarn for the Giving: Knitting for Refugees

Why we love it

For refugees fleeing from chaotic situations, every ounce of love and comfort counts. Learn about the incredible knitters who are making a difference–one stitch at a time.


Best Fiber Care Tips

Ask Madelyn: Washing Handwovens

Washing Handwovens: Ozark Quilter Towels by Marty Benson. Handwoven March/April 2016

Why we love it

Finishing handwoven textiles is a delicate procedure. Lucky for us, Interweave’s Madelyn van der Hoogt is answering your fiber care questions!


Behind the Seams

For Spring Lambing, Vet Students Make House Calls

Dr. Tanya Applegate, a livestock medicine surgery resident at the CSU Vet School, holds a day-old lamb as vet student, Dalton Hindmarsh, applies duck tape to the end of a splint they put on its leg, Friday May 6, 2015, during a lambing practice at the lambing camp of the Warren Livestock Ranch in Wyoming. Photos by Richard Haro Photography. Images courtesy of Colorado State University.

Why we love it

There is nothing cute about a sheep-related medical emergency, but the term “lambulence” is enough to make anyone say, “awwwww”. Learn how Colorado State University senior veterinary students are helping out sheep in need.


On-Trend Pins

Top 10 Pins for Spring Crochet Inspiration

Top 10 Pins for Spring Crochet Inspiration

Why we love it

Now that it’s finally feeling like spring, we are ready to embrace lovely lacy crochet pieces, and this blog post is full of ideas to get your creativity ball rolling. Your next pretty project starts here!


We hope you enjoyed your Thursday afternoon pick-me-up! Be sure to check out Interweave’s array of fantastic blog posts, and join us right here next Thursday for even more inspirational fun!

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