WWW: Drought & Navajo Shepherds; Handicraft Prize Winners; Ukiyo-e Search

Irene Bennalley walks her herd of Navajo-Churro sheep out to grazing land where extreme drought has gripped the Four Corners region near Two Grey Hills, New Mexico. Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Irene Bennalley walks her herd of Navajo-Churro sheep out to grazing land where extreme drought has gripped the Four Corners region near Two Grey Hills, New Mexico. Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesThis article looks at the impact of drought on Navajo shepherds in the SouthWest.

The Navajo Sheep Project set up a drought relief fund to help shepherds and their sheep sustain this latest challenge. via LG.

Photo: Irene Bennalley walks her herd of Navajo-Churro sheep out to grazing land where extreme drought has gripped the Four Corners region near Two Grey Hills, New Mexico. Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times



Whiddon Redhead residents Linda Felton, Joyce Yates, and Sylvia Raisbeck all won prizes at the Newcastle show. Picture: Simone De PeakThree keen needleworkers, all in their 90s, have come away with first and highly commended prizes for their handicrafts at the Newcastle (Australia) show.

Photo: Whiddon Redhead residents Linda Felton, Joyce Yates, and Sylvia Raisbeck all won prizes at the Newcastle show. Picture: Simone De Peak



This isn’t exactly knitting related, but I think it’s an incredible resource. Ukiyo-e Search is a searchable Japanese Woodblock Database. If that wasn’t enough, you can also search by comparing similar images or even uploading a photo.

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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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