Doesn't the Squam art workshop weekend thingy sound just yummy? I love that there's a bit of knitting, bit of painting, print making, etc etc. And such a pretty landscape! Oh! *sigh* Maybe one day.
Tweeted* by Knitgrrl Shannon Okey - this article on the political economics of knitting. I don't fully embrace the argument that knitting is an anti-consumerist protest (although of course it can be used in protest, like any other art or craft form). I think it's far too easy to forget that (a) knitters tend to… Continue reading On buying beautiful goods
It just never gets old. Fluffy white stuff falls from the sky, and it changes everything. It feels like I've been transplanted from my everyday life into somewhere entirely magical... at the very least I must have suddenly been beamed over to Switzerland! Surely! Armin and I went for a walk this morning. I thought… Continue reading Snow!
Some good news that's been revealed recently, which you may or may not have heard: January wil see the launch of a brand new UK knitting magazine. Yes, I know we've seen a few of those in recent years and frankly, most of them have been disappointing. (Honourable exception here goes to Yarn Forward; after… Continue reading Something to look forward to
Wow, what happened there? "See you Monday," I said. And that was... some time ago. Hm. Well, you see, I was... abducted by aliens. Yes. That was it. So I couldn't possibly blog, on account of the weird experiments they were doing on me. And the lack of wifi out there in space. Luckily I'm… Continue reading Unfinished business
Most excellent good news, people! This Sunday has been declared an International Pyjama Day. The last time Celia did one of these, I only heard about it the day after. Not this time. I am prepared. It’s in the diary. I’m busy thinking about where my clean pjs are and whether I have time to… Continue reading I smell flannel!
Okay okay, I should just stop with the silly wordplay already. At least until I can think of something a bit wittier. I just wanted to point out that the new Twist Collective is up. Wow. Love it all. But especially the Sylvi coat - aren't you just desperate to make this? ...and Vivian (see… Continue reading Let’s twist again…