Anybody here know how to crochet? Crocheting is the art of tying yarn and wool together with a crochet hook in order to create blankets, hats, and other fun products. An 11-year-old boy named Jonah Larson has gone viral for his crocheting skills… and his leap into the spotlight has now landed him a book deal.
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Independent publisher KWiL announced in a press release that they will be publishing Jonah’s autobiography, entitled Hello, Crochet Friends! Making Art, Being Mindful, Giving Back: Do What Makes You Happy. The book features a series of photographs detailing Larson’s crocheting skills along with his life story from his early education to his present day success.
Larson was adopted from Ethiopia by the Larson family; after moving to Wisconsin with his family, he began crocheting at age five. His creations garnered the attention of several media outlets. After reporting on his creations, his Instagram and Youtube following grew exponentially… let’s clarify: that’s 123,000 Instagram followers. Look at this picture, and you’ll understand why.
Larson’s book is the first in a planned series of photographed autobiographies. You can preorder the book on Amazon now before its release on July 23rd.
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