Knit and felt a roomy shoulder bag with bold stripes of color. Felting smooths away imperfections, making this bag knitting pattern from Premier Yarns great for beginners. Finished Measurements Unfelted: 19" wide by 60" long Felted and assembled: 13" wide by 15" high excluding strap. Use any size needles necessary to obtain the specified gauge. Work even in St st, alternating 2" stripes of CA and CB until piece measures 60"; loosely bind off all sts.
What You Should Know About Kwanzaa and Why It's Celebrated
5 Things You May Not Know About Kwanzaa - HISTORY
Unlike Christmas, Ramadan, or Hanukkah, Kwanzaa is unaffiliated with a major religion. One of the newer American holidays, Kwanzaa originated in the turbulent s to instill racial pride and unity in the Black community. Now, fully recognized, Kwanzaa is widely celebrated in the U. The U. Postal Service debuted its first Kwanzaa stamp in , releasing a second commemorative stamp in In addition, former U.
Kwanzaa: 7 Principles to Honor African Heritage
Kwanzaa , annual holiday affirming African family and social values that is celebrated primarily in the United States from December 26 to January 1. Both the name and the celebration were devised in by Maulana Karenga , a professor of Africana studies at California State University in Long Beach and an important figure in Afrocentrism. The name Kwanzaa is not itself a Swahili word. The concept of Kwanzaa draws on Southern African first-fruits celebrations. Kwanzaa is an annual holiday celebrated primarily in the United States from December 26 to January 1.
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