Markeita Pruitt of Touch of Heaven Salon & Spa/My Natural Hair Journey


“The most important step in creating a growth-friendly environment is DEEP CONDITIONER!! Deep conditioner is very important because black hair tend to have curly new-growth. These curly roots make it difficult for your hair’s natural oils to move down the hair shaft and moisturize the length of your hair. Deep conditioning after EVERY WASH not […]

Kathryn Vercillo- Author, Blogger


Kathryn Vercillo is a San Francisco based freelance writer, blogger and crochet lover. Her most recent book, Crochet Saved My Life, is a non-fiction account of her experience using crochet to heal through depression. Kathryn has also authored two previous books (Ghosts of San Francisco and Ghosts of Alcatraz, published by Schiffer in 2007 and […]

Diana’s Imagination


Diana’s Imagination Diana Roberson     My name is Diana Roberson. I’ve been married to Kevin for 16 years and we have three little girls. I teach my two oldest daughters at home and plan to do the same with my youngest daughter when she starts school.   My grandma taught me to crochet when […]

Yarn Bombing by Akua Hope

Yarn bombing or yarn storming involves covering a public structure or form in crochet or knitting.  It is a kind of graffiti where the “marks”, amendments, or additions are made with fiber. The violence of its name belies the peaceful art-centricity of the activity.  Yarn bombing owes much to installation art and public art, as […]