Go for the Gold
When this theme was selected in October 2019, the Olympics in Japan were going to start this month. Then COVID 19 came onto the scene and things have changed drastically. The Olympics, to date have been moved to the summer of 2021, still in Japan and still starting in July.
In light of this change, this month we are going to focus on a few things Olympic oriented and a few things GOLD oriented.
The Olympics mean several countries from all around the world sending their best athletes competing in many different sports.
We can celebrate each country by making creating images and color combinations of their flags and the Olympic flag.
We can celebrate the sports by showing what those sports might be: running, swimming, sailing, cycling, football, volleyball, golf, tennis, equestrian events and so much more.
We can celebrate the country of Japan.
We can celebrate the gold, silver and bronze medals.
GOLD can mean many things.
Did you know one of the major exports from South Africa is gold. In 2012 South Africa ranked 4 in the world for gold exports. South Deep gold mine is the largest gold mine in the world, by reserves. Located 45km south-west of Johannesburg in the Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa, South Deep is also the seventh deepest mine in the world, with a mine depth up to 2,998m below the surface.
In light of this information lets celebrate the color gold/yellow. A personal favorite, sorry pink Bev and blue Glo. We can make some incredible bright PJs that will liven up any blanket.
There are many things in nature that have a golden color; lions, a golden weaver, butterflies, a golden retriever, an ear of corn, summer squash, bananas, flowers and of course the sun.
Let’s think about gold and yellow in a new way so that we can share that brightness with the precious children that will be receiving KAS blankets soon.
Here is a link to the May 2014 Theme - All Things Yellow. These photos may just give you some inspiration: http://square-circle-forum.ning.com/photo/albums/2014-may-challenge...
An amazing lioness Marion, those eyes are incredible, they really look as if they have me in their sight!
Marion this lioness is tremendous - I gasped. You have a unique skill for these large picture squares, and must have the patience of a Saint X
Go For Gold
You work this technique so well, Sandra, and you have an enviable collection of variegated yarns! Fabulous blanket.
Another stunning blanket Sandra.
Sandra, your blankets are always a joy to see.
Another fabulous unique blanket. Your ideas are superb, and the execution of your crafting like this is enviable X
What a striking image, Ada. Superb.
Absolutely fabulous Ada I’m blown away how brilliant all of our contributors are.
WOW. Her use of C2C is stunning. It certainly will be beautiful in a blanket.