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Tuff socks, naturally: The project

My friend-in-blogging-and-making, Rebecca from Needle and Spindle, has had the exciting idea of a shared project on handspun socks without superwash treatment or nylon.  They would make use of the properties of breeds of sheep that were preferred for socks in the swathe of human history in which nylon did not exist, superwash had not been invented, and the merino had not yet become the overwhelming giant of industrial wool production.  436 more words

Natural Dyeing

What Do We Want? CRAFTS!..When Do We Want Them...?

Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism
Greer, B. (2014).
Arsenal Pulp Press. 219 p

VOYA Guidelines:
Grade Level Interest: J, S
Quality: 2Q
Popularity: 2P… 282 more words



Last year I attended a conference on the suffrage movement. This had been arranged in preparation for the centenary of women getting the vote in 2018. 918 more words

Friday Craftivism in University of Idaho.

By Samragyee Gautam.

Have you all heard about Friday Crafternoon organized by Women Center (WC) every Friday on campus at UofI? During one of my Friday visits to the WC, I witnessed a bunch of students and some staff hanging out in the lounge area engaging in various… 768 more words


Three Things Thursday: 4 October 2017

My weekly exercise in gratitude – three things that are making me smile – feel free to steal this idea with wild abandon and fill your blog  with happiness. 203 more words

Three Things Thursday

"Craftivism" for Breast Cancer


PUBLISHED OCT 4, 2017 AT 10:17 AM (UPDATED OCT 4, 2017)

Volunteers at an UWS yarn store knit prosthetic “knockers” for low-income women of color… 703 more words