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This site and the GDPR

There’s been a lot of concern, confusion and angst by site owners here on WordPress.com ahead of implementing the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation on May 25th and the impact that will have on site owners and visitors. At the moment, the only thing I can suggest is that you take the time to read… Continue reading This site and the GDPR

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Crisis Somewhat Averted!-A Knitty/Patreon Update

Amy has just advised that Patreon has backed down and will not be rolling out the new fee schedule! Amy is none-the-less setting up an alternate donation system for those that want it. More to come; stay tuned. In the meantime, however, Knitty lost 200 patrons. 😦 Creators and Patrons, We’ve heard you loud and… Continue reading Crisis Somewhat Averted!-A Knitty/Patreon Update

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Break the Internet!

https://vimeo.com/223515967 Click the banner below to let Congress know that you want them to support Net Neutrality. The internet should remain free and open for everyone.

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Knitty and the Patreon conundrum

Update December 13th, 2017: Amy has just advised that Patreon has backed down and will not be rolling out the new fee schedule! Crisis averted! Amy is none-the-less setting up an alternate donation system for those that want it. More to come; stay tuned. Meanwhile Knitty lost 200 patrons. 😦 You may have noticed from… Continue reading Knitty and the Patreon conundrum

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Attention Knitters: Oklahoma Needs 5000 Baby Hats | Mental Floss

In what must be some kind of record for soliciting infant head cozies, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has put out an open call for hand-knitted baby hats. And not just any baby hats—they have to be purple. Read more at Mentalfloss

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Get Ready! WWKIP Day 2017 is coming

https://www.facebook.com/WorldWideKnitinPublicDaytheOfficialSite/posts/1340492542665810

Confessions · knitting · Online Life

5 Tips for Faster Knitting + Why You Shouldn’t Care – Interweave

Have you ever given yourself a knitting deadline? Perhaps it was for a gift—I have to finish this hat by Elaine’s party Friday night. Or you had to finish the “hard” part of a project before a trip, so you could cruise through the mindless section while traveling. Or, perhaps, you were being paid by… Continue reading 5 Tips for Faster Knitting + Why You Shouldn’t Care – Interweave

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Anne Interrupted

Now that my run of mitten and gift knitting (and tidying and dusting) is behind me, I want to get back to working on this before the weather is too warm to wear it. Since it hit 27C on Thursday it may already be too late, but we are in that period of the year… Continue reading Anne Interrupted