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.
85% Superwash Merino 15% 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 October 12 2020 at 2pm central/3pm eastern.
This month’s Club, will be based on The Closet Ghost written by Uma Krishnaswami and illustrated by Shiraaz Bhabha These will be mailed out October 30.
Image Description: 2 skeins of yarn lay to the right of a hardcover book titled The Closet Ghost by Uma Krishnaswami. All lay on an ebony backdrop with flower and leaf cutouts. On the cover of the book is a brown skin child with 2 ponytails with red beads on both sides of her head. Her left eye is open and she is peeking over her blue, orange/red, green blanket. Behind her is a purple closet door with two pairs of eyes, one looking grim and the other scared, looking out. Yarns from left,
CHANGING COLORS-An olive brown, cream with deep red, green, purple speckles.
ABSCISSION- A yellow/orange with green, red, brown speckles.
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 Dog Friendly Home