Say Yes to the Wedding Chapel or Tying the Single Crochet

Hi F&F,

I’m a member of the New York City Crochet Guild. The group is made up of area crocheters; some professional; some hobbyists; all passionate. We meet monthly in the basement of a church in the East 30’s in Manhattan.  For anyone who equates crochet with quiet little old ladies making granny squares or serenely expectant mothers making booties; the meetings would be a revelation. These gatherings are raucous affairs. The monthly meeting is a place to learn, laugh (loudly and often), share and show off. It’s great fun.

Between meetings we maintain the lively discussions on-line. We have a very active private yahoo discussion group.  At any given time there can be several “conversations” going full force; and because the pace can be so fast and furious, I usually have a back log of the messages in a dedicated e-mail account.

This morning I decide to catch up with the discussion group. Recently, Lily Chin (yes the Lily Chin – she’s a wonderfully chatty member) posted a link to an architectural firm in the Netherlands called DUS Architects Amsterdam. The firm specializes in public architecture/public art (an interest of mine).  The firm created a wedding chapel that gives the saying “tying the knot” a little twist.

Please take a look at the pictures below and visit their website to read about this project and others. Also, checkout the company’s inspired manifesto.

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Peace,

ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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About atreegrowsinbklyn

I’m an analog girl living in a digital world. I’m happy except when I’m sad. I’m serious, smart and sophisticated except when I’m silly, obtuse and crude. I’m ambitious and disciplined; except when I’m apathetic and self indulgent. I‘m thoughtful, generous and honest; except when I’m insensitive, cheap and lying. I’m grateful; I’m grateful; I am grateful.
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4 Responses to Say Yes to the Wedding Chapel or Tying the Single Crochet

  1. Touch2Touch says:

    Who would have known!
    It’s a big wide wonderful — woolly — world out there,
    nd you’re part of it — 🙂

  2. ElizOF says:

    How wonderfully creative… Quite the Chapel space. 🙂 Good for you too that you have a knitting group. 🙂

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