SchoolArts Magazine

OCT 2014

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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thousands to gather and enjoy. Seeing the community come together to cre- ate, install, and share this project with everyone in Pittsburgh was inspiring, and I soon decided to do a similar proj- ect in my artroom. While I had no experience with cro- chet, I was fortunate to come across many online tutorial videos. Learning this craft in such a fresh, new way helped me break down the creative process into the tiniest of steps for when I went to teach my students. Contemporary Crochet Working with the ideas of public art, community, and collaboration, I began the crochet unit by introducing my eighth-grade students to the basic steps of crochet (the slip knot, the chain stitch, and the single crochet) and two contemporary yarn bombing 18 October 2014 SchoolArts

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