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Smitten with knittin'

Mid-life has brought with it the usual changes in my physical and mental state, but the most surprising has been in the way my brain works. 252 more words


Researcher Believes to Have Discovered Fossils* of Women's Handcrafts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Breaking news out of Canada.

January 26, 2015

Researcher/Maker Danielle Hogan has discovered fossils* believed to further validate the longevity, prevalence and historical value of women’s handcrafts. 12 more words


Did you wonder where they went?

Well, after rwo weeks of silence, now you get two posts!

I’ve had less than three hours sleep but am restless (my knee, not an intended pun ;-) ), so have been on my phone. 55 more words


The Saga continues . . .

. . . but the full story will have to wait. For now, I just want to let you know that my adventures with U-Haul (rental moving truck company here and in the States) has continued to make me stronger (since it hasn’t killed me yet) ;-) 1,772 more words


Keeping You In Stitches Saturday

This ranks right up there with the “Knit Your Own Boyfriend” kit!

Knit Your Own Kama Sutra is available now from HarperCollins.


Karin reblogged this on The Eclectic Poet and commented:

OMG... I'm going to out myself because this is too funny to not share. So... I knit. Why am I outing The Ambicraftstrous Yarnista here? Because Book! Bet you'd never guess Knitters are so Knaughty ;-) (video link doesn't like being reblogged - even more naughty - works on "View original".

Batik - The beauty of broken lines

Batik is an ancient art which uses wax and dyes to create a visual magic on fabrics. The word Batik is of Indonesian/Malay origin. It is believed that the term is a derivation from the word `Ambatik’ which when translated literally stands for a piece of cloth with small dots or writing with wax or drawing in broken lines. 431 more words


The loft

We are busy working on the interior. We have finished everything but the trim in the loft.

The loft will be our bedroom until we can add on the rest of the house. 213 more words

The Journey