Interview with Leslie Dyer DeHart, creator of Hooking Hope

Hooking Hope Yarnbomb for Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month, and it was my absolute pleasure to sit down and talk with Leslie Dyer DeHart, creator of Hooking Hope, a yarn bomb that will be installed at Central Oklahoma Community Mental Health Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
When she came up with the idea for Hooking Hope, she’d already changed my life with her down-home wisdom, her willingness to work hard, her drive to bring beauty into the world, and her firm belief in the goodness of people.
Please join me in getting to know Leslie, and understanding her dream for Hooking Hope.

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Interview with Felicia of SweetGeorgia Yarns


Interview by:  ACCROchet SweetGeorgia Yarns are dyed in Vancouver, Canada. Born 10 years ago, this brand has a solid reputation of offering beautiful fibers in gorgeous hues. Learn more about the process and the people behind this Canadian staple in this interview with Felicia Lo, founder of this beautiful brand.

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Interview with Shanna of Lambstrings Yarn

Hand Dyed Yarn from Lambstrings

Shanna is in one of the many yarn-loving groups I am also in on social media. I took notice of her through the pictures she would post of the yarns she’d dyed. Her colours were rich and extravagant. After a while, her bubbly personality also had me hooked and I started seeking Lambstrings Yarn out on other platforms.

I got in touch with Shanna about an interview, and here is what she had to say. Interview by: ACCROchet

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Crochet Heals: Sheila Z

Crochet Heals at HHM

Sheila Zachariae became a widow before the age of 30, losing her young husband to a two-year battle with cancer. The fight was long and hard, and she crafted her way through it, stitching a new life together as the old one fell apart around her. Here is Sheila’s story in her own words, followed by an interview about her crafty life.

Interview by: Kathryn Vercillo of Crochet Concupiscence

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