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Welcome to the 2nd edition of Crochet In The News with David Thrift at and DudeCapz Beanie Store.

Crocheting has been a part of my every day living off and on throughout my life since childhood. I am happy that I have the opportunity to have access to electronic devices and technology (my smartphone, laptop, and internet) that enable me to search and find out what’s going on in the world of crochet, and collect links to the news to share with you.

Here are the news links related to crochet that I have for you in this edition of Crochet In The News.

001. Kansas City nurses crochet mini Olympic outfits for newborns – By: Skyler Rivera – Friday, July 23rd, 2021 – EXCERPT: Nurses at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Missouri hand-crocheted adorable mini uniforms for its own Olympic opening ceremony featuring the hospital’s newest babies and their families. Full story –

002. Shakira Stuns In Tiny Crochet Bikini On Surfboard, “I’ll Give You Some Legs” – Friday, July 23rd, 2021 – EXCERPT: International pop star Shakira released her new English single “Don’t Wait Up” with a video that features her laying on a surfboard in a tiny string bikini. – Full story –

003. ‘Needing attention’: Billie Piper sets pulses racing in a skimpy crochet co-ord as she snaps sultry selfies – By Ella Hodson For Mailonline 12:17 EDT 23 July 2021 – EXCERPT: Billie Piper admitted she was ‘needing attention’ as she shared a set of sultry Instagram snaps on Friday. – Full story –

004. Crochet shorts for men are now officially a thing! – By: Anusha J – June 24th, 2021 – EXCERPT: In a world that demands we conform to a monochromatic life, it is quite a feat to splash it with color. A fun way to bring this color into your life is by incorporating crocheted shorts into your wardrobe. Sure, it does not make for the best office wear but it would make for the best outfit if you want to be the life of the party over the weekend or when you can finally go to Coachella again. Not only do crocheted shorts make a great fashion statement, but they are also good for the environment. Who knew? Especially the ones handmade shorts by Lord von Schmitt. – Full story –

That’s it for this edition of Crochet In The News with David Thrift at and DudeCapz Beanie Store. Look for another issue bringing you the best articles related to crocheting soon.