Looking forward to reading this.
, excerpted from the upcoming book “ A lovely essay in the New Yorker about the history of knitting in literature Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting“. Can’t wait to read it!
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Jill Draper, Cal Patch and Paula Kucera are featured in a beautifully-shot video “. If you’re at work, it’s even worth watching with the sound off for the fantastic scenery and lovely sheep. Slow Yarn“, discussing the shift towards local yarn, and change in attitudes towards knitting and the materials we knit we
Not to stress you out or anything, but
now that September is here, it’s time to start thinking about your holiday knitting. There are only 111 days to Christmas…
Sounds like an excellent way to spend an autumn weekend.
. News about an exciting new knitting event at the end of the month in Skipton, Yorkshire Yarndale, to be held September 28th and 29th, will be a festival of creativity celebrating traditional and contemporary crafts using wool, cotton, linen and silk in an area which is still the home of many yarn based businesses.
… A joke for a very particular type of nerd (i.e. me 😉 ), following up on A non-computable sock? the articles about the computational model of knitting we posted about recently.
. The Royal Navy is seeking knitters to help with a project to make a scarf to wrap around the conning tower of the submarine HMS Alliance