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Blocking Statistics

For a long time I didn’t think much about blocking statistics. The standard measure was blocks per set and that is the measure I used. 160 more words


That time when I knit with Linen..

I love firsts don’t you? The anticipation, the possibilities, just all of it! Well I have Linen in my stash but as you all know I was in the Yarn-less Philippines (not really, but REALLY!) so I had to get what I could get. 398 more words


Finishing Pieces

Spinning is really relaxing.  Weaving can be all kinds of things; exciting, tiring, frustrating, and, at its most fun, an intellectually challenging puzzle.  Because the weaving process is often incredibly long I rarely think about the finishing work that will be necessary when I get through weaving.  1,118 more words

Lisa Trujillo

Dealing with the Twitter mob: Would crowdsourcing block lists make things better or worse?

Like any pseudo-anonymous social platform, Twitter (s twtr) is particularly susceptible to troll-like behavior, from the merely annoying all the way to the truly disgusting — as Zelda Williams, the daughter of actor and comedian Robin Williams, … 932 more words


How to create an inexpensive blocking board for knitted and crocheted items

I’ve been crocheting for a couple years now, but have never blocked anything. I have several projects that could have benefited from it, but, frankly, I was too lazy to bother and didn’t want to spend the money on an expensive blocking board. 385 more words



Hello everyone!

I hope you’ve had a super weekend!

Knitting by itself is a delightful pastime, piling up rows of knit and purl stitches, it is rhythmic and therapeutic, and a total delight. 352 more words



This is an unusual finished object post because the project has been languishing away for a long time. It’s a large shawl and the problem was blocking it. 325 more words