The December HerStory 2020 is called Finding Hope. Click here Finding Hope to read the HerStory which inspired this month's color.
The November HerStory 2020 is called Being of Good Mind. November honors Wilma Mankiller, the first female Principal Chief of Cherokee Nation.
The October HerStory 2020 is called Para Sa Chef. October honors Cristeta Comerford, the fist woman and the first person of Asian decent to hold the title of White House Executive Chef in 2005.
The September HerStory 2020 is called Indigenous Excellence. September honors Yalitza Aparicio, ta Mexican actress who made her film debut in the critically acclaimed film "Roma" - a film that sheds light on the plight of the Indigenous community of Mexico.
The July HerStory 2020 is called Omaha. July honors Susan LaFlesche Picotte, the first Native American woman to earn a medical degree.
The June HerStory 2020 is called Up, Up, and Away. June honors the first female aeronaut, Sophie Blanchard, who made a name for herself floating across France before her untimely death at 41. She had the distinction of being both the first female to pilot her own balloon AND the first woman to die in a balloon accident.
The May HerStory 2020 is called Vroom Vroom! May honors Janet Guthrie a woman who chalked up a lot of firsts in American auto racing. She was the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500. She was the first woman to compete in the Daytona 500. And, she was the first woman to lead a lap in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.
The March HerStory 2020 is called MUSH!!! March honors Libby Riddles, the first woman to win the 1000-mile Iditarod.
The February HerStory 2020 is called Queen Bess. February we are soaring through the air with Bessie Coleman, who had the wonderful distinction, in 1921, of being BOTH the first African American woman AND the first Native American woman to pilot a plane.
The January HerStory 2020 is called Great Heights. January honors climber Junko Tabei.
The yarn is 100% super was Merino, 280 yards, DK weight, hand wash and lay flat to dry. A round, squishy, bouncy, soft, and very hearty yarn, Victory DK is produced sheep-to-skein in the US. It’s superwash, so it’s perfect for baby garments and boot socks, and it’s fabulous, so it’s perfect for adult sweaters and accessories.