My first one and want to do soon.
Crochet graphghans are AMAZING to look at but they can be very intimidating to jump into–especially if you really aren’t confident with color changing OR if you haven’t ever attempted cross-stitching.
But it really isn’t very hard once you get the hang of it and the only supplies you will need are ones you probably already have on hand; some yarn, a hook, and a few basic skills!
To get started, I recommend that you pull up your favorite search engine and type in: ‘free simple cross stitch patterns for children’. You should have at least a hundred free sites to choose from and endless possibilities!
One of my favorites is DLTK’S Crafts for Kids. They offer what you need as a beginner—simple patterns that are perfect for practicing this project.
Once you find one that you like, you can choose to print it out in black and…
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Such beauty and yet around this is Horrifing Things Going on.
It seems that the question about the Catholic identity in Catholic higher education is once again in the news. According to the National Catholic Register, the University of Notre Dame is currently reviewing its core curriculum requirements and is considering decreasing the number of required theology credits for undergraduates. (For those of you who may not be familiar with the phrase core curriculum, it usually refers to the general liberal arts requirements that all students are required to take, regardless of major or program.)
The discussion about potential curriculum changes at Notre Dame has brought the conversation about Catholic identity in Catholic universities into the limelight once again. In light of this, we at Daily Theology have decided to run an impromptu Shark Week titled “”What is, or should be, Catholic Higher Education?” Starting Monday several of our contributors will offer their insights on this…
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