On this day in 1871--The "Great Chicago Fire" was sparked. Was Mrs. O'Leary's cow really to blame for this catastrophe???? Check out the website sponsored by the Chicago Historical Society and Northwestern University at http://www.chicagohistory.org/fire/index.html .
I have found some interesting crochet patterns while surfing the web. These patterns use plastic shopping bags as yarn! A few patterns even use dry cleaning bags. That's really a unique way to recycle plastic. The following are links to a few of these kinds of patterns:
There are plenty more patterns available. Go to your favorite search engine to hunt them up.
(Originally posted on my Yahoo 360 blog)