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Calendar of Hope:
Job Hunting for Knitters & Crafters:
- Crafters searching for work group (Ravelry)
- Job Market group (Ravelry)
- Job Hunting Tricks for a Web 2.0 World
- Knitchat group on Ravelry
- Knitalong details (Yummy Mummy)
- How to use Google + Hangouts
- Google + Hangout Plug In
Scale Mitts & Hanging Out:
Kollage Yarn Review:
Scale Mitt in progress in Malabrigo Rios
This one is all about Shetland Sheep! I had a long conversation with Tracy & Tom of McTavish Shetlands.
- McTavish Shetlands Blog
- McTavish Shetlands Homepage
- Picasa Photo Album of photos from my trip. Apologies for some of the photos being blurry. I’m a podcaster not a photographer, Jim!
- More about Shetland sheep from Jamieson & Smith
- Oregon Wool – perfect place to buy local Oregon Fiber
- Illustrated History of Needlework Tools by Gay Ann Rodgers
- Knitting Sheaths & Belts at the Old and Interesting website
- Demo of how to knit with one hand (video). This is most likely how people used the knitting sheaths.
Music Featured: Ease on Down the Road
More on knitting history and a new small business that helps other small businesses (including Local Yarn Stores (LYSs)) thrive.
- Lanesplitter Skirt
- Poems Yarn
- Fibre Company Canopy Yarn
- The Naked Sheep Knit Shop
- Article: Ravelry Beats Facebook
- Happy Knits (website)
- Happy Knits (raverly group)
- Ravelry Group on Sock Summit
- Little Red in the City
- Knitting America
- Monmouth Cap
- Short History of the Monmouth Cap
- Ryeland Sheep
- Donna Druchunas
- Arctic Lace
- Successful Lace Knitting
- Oregon Live Knitting Blog
- Sock Summit Walking Tour Thread (Ravelry)
- Map to Happy Knits
Correction: I mentioned the Inuit people in referencing the “Arctic Lace” book. This is incorrect as the book covers the traditions of the Native or Indigenous Peoples of Alaska. Inuit actually refers to the Northern Native Peoples in Canada & Greenland.
Lanesplitter Skirt Panel
- Serviceable Sweater in Handbook of Wool & Knitting (via the Project Gutenberg)
- Elsebeth Lavold’s Book 21 – Cityescapes (Ravelry link)
- Elsebeth Lavold’s Book 21 (Link)
- Silky Wool XL
- 113-17 Jacket with Raglan Sleeves and Pattern on Yoke (Link to pattern)
- 113-17 Jacket with Raglan Sleeves and Pattern on Yoke (Ravelry page)
- Knitting without Tears – Elizabeth Zimmerman
- Custom Knits – Wendy Bernard
- Toy Knitting Machine Example – OMG that looks like a muppet worm is coming out of that machine. Eyelash…. I shudder
San Francisco Giants Baseball (warning – video ads)
Some reflections on being a knitting commuter.
- Market Bag Pattern
- My blog posts about Destashing, Ways to Get Rid of My Sock Yarn & Walking and Knitting
- History of Shoo Fly Pie
- Wool Pets
- Where I took my felting class: Naked Sheep. My very talented instructor and friend, Craig. I highly recommend his class. He’s a lovely instructor and person.
- Teaching our children how to be innovative – my blog post from my “other life.” (By the way… I can see the value of testing… I just question why we’ve let it become the driving force in our childrens’ education.)
- How to felt old sweaters (or failed projects)
- Again… I’m natknit & Rachel is RachelP (Ravelry links)
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