Facebook: Thank you to everyone in the recently retired Ravelry Welcome Wagon group – over…

From the RavBlog – they’ve retired the Welcome Wagon group, but are still very, VERY welcoming!  🙂 ========================================================================== Thank you to everyone in the recently retired Ravelry Welcome Wagon group – over the years they have sent well over 1 MILLION messages to new Ravelers, reaching out as fellow users to help them learn the […]

Demographics & Stats: Rav’s Crocheters vs. Knitters

A few days ago, I read this thought-provoking article at the Opinions Pages on the New York Times’ website entitled “A Young Reader Asks: Is There an Elitist Oligarchy in the Underworld of Knitters?” Good question. A hooker (to you non-yarnies: a crocheter, not a Lady of the Evening) writes in and gives her four […]

Free Knitting Patterns from ThreadBear!

I was just so excited to see the Seriously Simple Shawl that I had to share these links with you. Please go to ThreadBear Fiber Arts and sign up for their awesome newsletter, where you can receive freebies and patterns and also get a little inspiration! Here are the patterns (and ThreadBear’s description of them, […]