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.
75% Superwash Merino 25% Nylon
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 July 12 2020 at 9am central/10am eastern.
This month’s Club, will be based on A Map Into The World by Kao Kalia Yang and Illustrated by Seo Kim. These will be mailed out July 31.
Image Description: 2 skeins of yarn and a picture book lay on an ebony backdrop with flower and leaf cutouts. The yarns are May’s Yarn Journeys Book Club, from left
AZIMUTH-An orange/red with blue and speckles of yellow, red, pink and green.
STITCH BY STITCH-A soft blue with orange, red and yellow speckles.
On the cover of the book a young Southeast Asian girl with a braid of her hair tucked behind her ear squats to draw with chalk on the sidewalk. She is wearing a yellow top and a brown and red skirt. She is drawing a house. She is surrounded by plants and flowers and two pieces of chalk, a red and orange one, lay on the floor by her.
Yarn has been washed in environmentally friendly wool wash and rinsed, minimal bleeding might occur. Wash in cold water and lay flat to dry.
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