Tea for Two Sara Silva

April 11, 2016By 0 Comments

hey everyone! Welcome toTea for Two and You! Our special guest this week is Sara Silva from Content in the MeantimeTea for Two and You 2crochethooks

Tea for Two and You is our opportunity to introduce you to a fellow yarnie! This series is a great way for us and YOU to meet a fellow hooker that you might not know or learn more about one you have seen around the web. While Tea for Two is limited to fellow yarnies, crocheters and knitters, it is not limited to bloggers! The guests on Tea for Two and You will share about themselves, their yarn addiction, how it all got started, where they are going in their yarn goals and share their inspiration with us. Some of our guest will share their fav patterns or a new pattern just for us! Please show your appreciation by visiting with out guest at their blog!

Take it away Sara! 

Hello! I would like to thank Millie and Kristina for the invite and the special time to share with fellow yarnies!
My name is Sara and I live in Florida. I live with my parents and my sister. I have a loving fiance and a future wedding to plan for this year!

sara silva of handcraftlove

 

I was born in Santiago Chile, and we moved to Florida in 1987. I was raised in the English language, but I’ve been slowly learning more Spanish again. We are a creative family, from writing to art and music. I love singing and playing guitar at my church and other events, with my sister backing me up with vocals and piano. 

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But we are talking about crochet today, so let me start with my story…
I started crocheting when I was in college in 2008. It gave me a break from my classes. It also helped me through the difficult time in my life. I was recovering from a boat accident, and my life was drastically changed. I decided to go back to college to finish my bachelors degree, and I brought my crocheting with me. Luckily I found a group of lovely yarnies on campus, and we all loved to hang out at the local tea shop every Thursday. Crocheting really help me through that difficult time in my life, and it taught me to be more creative.

sara silva of handcraftlove

 

I also started writing in my blog around that time, called Content in the Meantime. I write about many different topics, but mostly about crocheting. I have a few patterns on my Ravelry and my blog, but they are mostly modifications from other free patterns that I have wanted to improve. I hope to write my own patterns in the future but right now I enjoy sharing my work and sharing with others. 
I also host a blog hop on my blog called What Are You Doing? Blog Hop. This is a monthly blog hop where you can share anything you have written about in your blog for the month. I love reading other people’s blogs, and it keeps me motivated to write in my blog too! I’ve been so busy lately with wedding planning, but I try my best to keep up with the blog hop as look at as many blogs as possible. I hope you get a chance to share your posts!

handcraftlove w/sara silva

 

I also have an Etsy shop called Hand Craft Love. I created this shop to share many different kinds of crafts that I pick up over the years. Right now though it has crocheted items.

handcraftlove w/sara silva

 

Follow my on Instagram @hand_craft_love for all crochet posts, or @silvercchile for my personal life.
The facebook page Hand Craft Love is listed under my blog name, Content in the Meantime http://facebook.com/contentinthemeantime
I also have a Pinterest account, and my blog is on Bloglovin too.
Thanks for reading abut my life and my love for creative things and crochet!
Thank you Sara for visiting with us 🙂 Everyone please show your appreciation by visiting with Sara at her blog.
Happy Hookin’, Millie
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