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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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
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
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
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
Wanted to wish everyone attending the Edinburgh Yarn Festival today and tomorrow a wonderful event and happy Stash Enhancement Excursion. I can remember how much I enjoyed my week-long trip to London planned around the UK Knitting & Stitching Show nearly 2 decades ago (!). This year's event in London was last weekend and there… Continue reading Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2017