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Update on quilt number three: equality in politics

I finished the design and started stitching quilt number three this weekend. As you might remember from my previous blog  Quilt Number Three – Equality in Politics… 558 more words

Community of Con-stitch-uents

We cannot sit still, and if you’re reading, I’m guessing you might feel the same. If you’re stressed out, you’re not alone. If you’re angry, you’re not alone. 644 more words

Quilt number two The Gender Pay Gap is finished

Yesterday I finished quilt number 2 The Gender Pay Gap. Here’s a picture

As you can see it’s very sparkly. I used a gold cotton fabric and embroidered the latest OECD figures for the pay gap in the OECD countries. 334 more words

Yarn bombing at the Leyweg

Yesterday, I found another piece of yarn bombing in the city where I live. At the Leyweg in The Hague, two trees were bombed with crochet art work, so lovely!


A new project, a festival, and a protest

The first event on my knitting calendar this month is the mighty Edinburgh Yarn Festival. Now in its fourth year, this grand celebration of all things woolly takes place in Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange and welcomes thousands of knitters, yarn suppliers and pattern designers. 709 more words


Mini Activist Protest Signs

Happy International Women’s Day!

There are lots of ways you can participate, and I encourage everyone to check out the International Women’s Day website. Their message to us all: 446 more words

Crochet Pattern

Happy International Women's Day!

Happy international women’s day, my friends!  I am feeling grateful today for all the women who came before me and put in such hard work to see that future generations (me included) would have the benefit of the vote, the right to run for parliament, and something much closer to equal pay than they ever knew.  304 more words

Natural Dyeing