The other day, I posted that I would keep my eyes/ears open for any knitting information for Japan. A recent article by Mary Mooney suggests that we DON’T knit a darned thing for Japan. Why? The country’s infrastructure is shot. Shipping anything to Japan is a nightmare right now. Even if you can get stuff […]
I was clued into an article from Treehugger, and wanted to pass it along. In San Francisco, “Someone had knit up a pouch, filled it with soil and plants, and sewn it to the fence.” I’ve never thought of this before, and what a fantastic idea! Here are a few pics from the article: If […]
Do you know the Andalusian Stitch? I’ve seen it before, and seen it referred to, but it’s new to me. Upon further investigation, I discovered that if you can knit and purl, you can do the Andalusian Stitch! While it seems like a “nothing fancy” stitch, it will bring a nice texture to your a […]
I’ve created a post over at my co-blog, Miaverse, which talks about ways that you can recycle yarns from things like thrift store sweaters, VHS tapes, plastic grocery bags, duvet covers/curtains, and also buy recycled yarns (including sari silk yarn!) if you don’t want to make the yarn yourself. Go check it out! Related posts: […]
From Sarah’s blog at About.com, if you’re interested in helping out with the Gulf oil spill you can order the Gulf of Mexico colorway sock yarn and 10% of all proceeds will be donated to the National Wildlife Foundation. Head over to A Good Yarn and purchase some of their Gulf of Mexico yarn for […]
Crafty Andy gives some great information about using your old, unused, and unwanted (but not unloved!) yarn to help assist in the Gulf oil spill cleanup. Thanks, Andy! Related posts: No related posts.