Most knitters and crocheters are collectors; of yarn, of course, but also tools and patterns. We often collect these things knowing full well we won’t live long enough to make all of the things. There’s even a term for it: SABLE or “Stash Acquired Beyond Life Expectancy.” I’m no exception, but for a long time […]
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On Sunday, Ravelry put out a statement about Pro-Trump speech on their platform: “We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy. Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy.” This. This right here is what so many people have been trying to […]
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You all know my friend Kristin, right? She guest-wrote on my blog a little while back. She also got her first pattern on Ravelry earlier this year! It’s a fun, toe-up sock pattern where you hold a traditional sock yarn and lofty mohair together to make FUZZY SOCKS! How genius is that! So, of course, […]
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Does anyone remember, very long ago, when I geeked out over those yarn advent calendars? And I said that I got one? I’d like to show you Loopy Ewe’s 12 Day of Indie Christmas! I went with this calendar for a few reasons: With 12 yarns instead of 24 or 25, it was much closer […]
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