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Exploring Crochet and Nairobi: A Journey Through Yarn and Wildlife

April 05, 2024 2 min read

Exploring Crochet and Nairobi: A Journey Through Yarn and Wildlife - Secret Yarnery

As I sit down to reflect on the latest episode of my crochet podcast, I can't help but feel a surge of excitement. Episode 26 was a whirlwind of yarny adventures and captivating wildlife encounters, offering viewers a unique blend of crochet inspiration and a virtual safari experience through Nairobi National Park.

Crochet Creations: From Shawls to Baskets

In the world of crochet, every stitch tells a story, and in this episode, I had the pleasure of showcasing some of my recent finished objects. From a stylish shawl crafted using the "Secret Paths" written pattern to a Cozy Scarf made with simple double crochet stitches, each piece carried its own charm and personality. But the highlight was undoubtedly the square basket tutorial preview. With its vibrant colors and practicality, the basket project sparked excitement among viewers, promising a quick and delightful crochet adventure.

Works in Progress: Blankets and Beyond

As any avid crocheter knows, the thrill of starting a new project is only surpassed by the joy of watching it take shape over time. In this episode, I shared insights into my current works in progress, particularly the blankets for my children. Using scrap yarn in varying shades, these blankets are a labor of love, each stitch adding warmth and comfort to their future owners. And as I discussed my plans for adding pops of color and finishing touches, I couldn't help but feel a sense of anticipation for the final reveal.

Safari Adventure: Exploring Nairobi National Park

But perhaps the most exhilarating part of this episode was the virtual tour of Nairobi National Park. From the majestic lions to the playful warthogs, each animal sighting offered a glimpse into the beauty of Kenya's wildlife. As I narrated the safari adventure, sharing fascinating facts and observations, I felt a deep connection to the natural world around me. And while the crochet hook may be my tool of choice, the sights and sounds of the park reminded me of the importance of exploring new horizons and embracing the wonders of nature.


In conclusion, Episode 26 was a journey of discovery and creativity, weaving together the threads of crochet and the sights of Nairobi. From crocheted shawls to wildlife encounters, each moment captured the essence of adventure and inspiration. And as I bid farewell to another episode, I can't help but feel grateful for the opportunity to share my passion with viewers around the world. So until next time, happy crocheting and may your yarn be as colorful as the savannah sunset.