WWW: a jumper for a guinea pig; the history of orange; celebrating repair

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Guinea pig in green jumperA knitting group is making jumpers for people’s unwell pets.
Gingernut the guinea pig looks rather fetching in his green jumper don’t you think?



tumeric powderThe History of the Color Orange offers a brief look at this bold and dynamic color.



tile used to patch floorGrace Bonney of Design Sponge posted a fascinating floor to instagram. It reminded her of Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing pottery with gold, silver, or platinum. That had me thinking of visible mending. I turned to the knitty archives and found this 2006 article from our Kate Atherley, on Repairing Knitwear. Also of potential interest to knittyblog readers is Jillian’s review of Mending Matters: Stitch Patch and Repair Your Favorite Denim and More by Katrina Rodabaugh. There’s also Tom of Holland’s visible mending.

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Penny Shima Glanz spends her days spinning yarn and code into memorable projects. Small businesses rely on her for smart technology decisions. She creates understated elegance in her hand-knit and crochet designs. She loves muddy trail runs, fosters kittens, and lives in Westchester, NY with her husband and cat.

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