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Spoonie Stickers - first design ready to buy!

Earlier in the week a lovely cartoon popped up in my Facebook feed, from a group I’m in that is for young people with chronic illness. 190 more words


New shawl pattern on Ravelry

My new pattern for a simple sicle-shaped shawl is available on Ravelry.

It is a very simple shawl, it knits itself up! I used remnants of mohair and some cotton-rayon blend.


On the Considerable Value of the Aphorism

The aphorism allows one to inhabit briefly a place characterized not by grotesque and vulgar ambition — nor the abuse of those who suffer from it — but by more palatable qualities: what one might call a… 25 more words


On Business School as Oxymoron

The English word school derives from the Greek scholē, meaning “leisure.”

The Latin negotium, meanwhile — a compound of nec (“not”) and ōtium (“leisure”) — was the Roman word for “business.” 48 more words


My Patterns in Käsitöö

In 2014 I took part in Tallinn Fashion Week together with Mattis Meekler, a young fashion designer. Two patterns were published in the Estonian crafts magazine Käsitöö (Spring 2015). 61 more words


The Most Tolerable Sort of Person

The most (perhaps only?) tolerable sort of person is one not merely aware of but amused by his own infirmities. To proceed under any other impression represents an act either of naivete or hostility.