Yarn Journeys Book Club
Details: Our yarn club will highlight and celebrate beautiful stories from BIPOC children’s authors. Both of us remember how important it was to see ourselves represented in the books we read as children.
What is Included in the Club?: Each Club will include 2 50g skeins of fingering weight, a variegated yarn with a coordinating semi-solid.
100% Superwash Merino
There will also be a bookmark that corresponds with the book.
Goal: We want to highlight the diverse voices that exist, and hope that people can learn and share them with every generation. Our hope is to open a dialogue and pathway to understanding and empathy.
In keeping in line with our goals we have reserved two sets for BIPOC makers. We will be offering this each month.
Dates: To begin in January 2020 and end December 2020
Listings will be up in our respective websites August 7 2020 at 10am central/11am eastern.
This month’s Club, will be based on The Amazingly Awesome Amani written by Jamiyl and Tracy-Ann Samuels. The book is illustrated by Nidhom. These will be mailed out August 31.
Image Description: 4 skeins of yarn lay next to the book titled The Amazingly Awesome Amani. The book has a luscious teal green and a cheery Black child stands arms akimbo dressed in his blue and yellow Superhero suit with an A in a pentagon on his chest. He also has on a flowing red cape and boots.
To the left of the book the 4 skeins of yarn are from left March and April’s Yarn Journeys Book Club. The colors from left,
PAINTING REALITY-A variegated purple, and green with speckles of lime, brown, pink, orange and red.
KAHLO’S GARDEN-A scrumptious deep green.
POETIC-A soft blue with speckles of pink, green, blue, orange and deep pink.
WATER WHEEL-A lovely teal blue/green with speckles of deep green, blue and yellow.
Yarn has been washed in environmentally friendly wool wash and rinsed, minimal bleeding might occur. Wash in cold water and lay flat to dry.
Dyed in Teenager And Dog Friendly Home