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A journey of a thousand knits…

It's in the upper 30ºC's again here and my Reyna (same yarn, different project) is languishing with about 150 stitches left to bind off. I just don't see that happening until it cools down later this weekend. Just the thought of wool makes me sweat, let alone thinking about cradling a full shawl in my… Continue reading A journey of a thousand knits…

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50,000 Years of Textile History in 30 Minutes (Plus How to Pee in Space) | Interweave

I was an adult when a chance encounter with a ball of yarn changed my life. Waiting in line for the ladies’ room at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, I examined the contents of a glass case. It contained a rather crinkled-looking ball of yarn, attached to a stick. I was looking… Continue reading 50,000 Years of Textile History in 30 Minutes (Plus How to Pee in Space) | Interweave

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An Update on the WordPress.com Ravelry Icon

Since posting about this in January, there were a couple of other WordPress.com knitting or fiber site owners who added their voices to my forum thread, and my heartfelt thank you to @knittersguildcapecod and @muscara for their support there. That forum thread has since been closed to further replies. (Forum threads are automagically closed after… Continue reading An Update on the WordPress.com Ravelry Icon