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book review: brave new knits

Brave New Knits, by Julie Turjoman.

(public library)

The concept is simple but novel: Turjoman profiles and interviews knitting blogger-designers, who have all contributed a pattern.   403 more words


The Longest Long Weekend

This weekend was bananas. B-a-n-a-n-a-s!

Luke’s dad and step mom were in town, and whenever they’re here we always do a lot of stuff with them. 297 more words


I'm a Knitter Who Spins

Tour de Fleece is currently ongoing.

What’s Tour de Fleece (TdF)? It’s the fiber world’s answer to Tour de France. Spinners all over are pedaling on their spinning wheels as world class cyclists as they tackle Tour de France. 614 more words


Umaro Blanket

Pattern:  Umaro Blanket, by Jared Flood (Brooklyn Tweed) Yarn:  Garnstudio Drops Eskimo Needles:  10mm circular

This blanket had been on my to-do list for a while; the very weekend I found out that we were expecting our first baby, I cast on and worked the first dozen or so rows, before a nervous superstition drove me to tuck it away. 201 more words


All the News That's Fit to Stitch: Part the Ninth

From far and wide, from across the Interwebs (a.k.a. the Electronic Cat Database) and beyond, I bring you all the news from the worlds of knitting and stitching that I could gather this week: 237 more words

5 things we love....

The knits, patterns, people and movements that are currently inspiring us…

1.  The fact that the Sheepshow is only a week away! Are you going? If you haven’t heard about this essential event on Australia’s woolly calender, you’re missing out on meeting fibre-producing animals and the people that turn that fibre into stuff we can work with and wear. 297 more words


Our Tools, Ourselves: Jared Flood (Brooklyn Tweed)

In Our Tools, Ourselves, we get to know fiber artisans of all walks, ages, styles and skill levels, by way of their tools. For more on the series, read… 1,882 more words