Week of Welcome Event and Club Day!!

As part of the Week of Welcome, In the Loop decided to kick off the school year with a fun, and informative, event on campus. We set up a bonfire outside on Husman Stage, put on some tunes and made s’mores with people passing through. Also, in keeping with our dedication to the fiber arts, we had tables set up where people could make their … Continue reading Week of Welcome Event and Club Day!!

Learning the basics

So, you want to learn to crochet? Looking online, or in any craft store, can be incredibly overwhelming because there is so much jargon that is not explained very well. Never fear! We have compiled a comprehensive guide to learning different yarn crafts. If you’re interested in crochet, or knitting, you’re in the right place (check out this post for reasons why yarn crafting is awesome)! Materials … Continue reading Learning the basics

Project Amigurumi

Our advisor, Dr. Kristen Renzi, runs the vending machine on the 3rd floor of McDonald Library. This vending machine provides students and faculty with a little place to showcase their little craftwork. So naturally, we decide to take on the opportunity for ourselves. Over fall break, our goal was to make one amigurumi animal each. Amigurumi is a popular form of crochet. Amigurumis are plush … Continue reading Project Amigurumi