I have been continuing to knit Pussyhats, and they find homes as soon as they are off the needles. The local stores are OUT of pink yarn, so I have been ordering pink yarn from wherever I can find it on the internet. I look for Super-bulky acrylic, to keep the cost down and for […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Pussyhats Galore!
I’ve tried spinning, a few times. It never went particularly well. My most successful experience was using a friend’s spinning wheel, which was fun, meditative, and fed my love of handmade wooden tools. But 1) it was pretty big, 2) my husband noted that I already had a lot of yarn and really didn’t need […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Drop Spindle experiment
The Pussy Hat Project was conceived by Kat Coyle, as a way for crafters to actively create a unifying symbol as well as a useful object to wear during Women’s marches happening all over the country on the weekend of Inauguation. The project has grown significantly and taken on a life of its own, and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Pussy Hat Project
Snow is rare in Portland. Winter weather usually consists of rain, and when it get cold we get ice. Not fun! This year, we got the fluffy white powder! SNOW! Everyone is enjoying it, and making the most of this rare phenomenon in this neck of the woods. I’ve been knitting, and crocheting – and I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Winter Wonderland