by Contributor: JustDawne In the interest of full disclosure, I must confess that this blog post is not actually about an episode of Seinfeld. If you’re anything like me you’ve probably seen 'The Stall' and laughed yourself silly as poor Elaine struggled to convince the stranger in the next stall to “spare a square.” In the end, poor Elaine was begging for just 1 ply, one measly ply, that she never received. The [...]
FYI: The Yarn Harlot (Stephanie Pearl-McPhee) is running to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation: Run for the Cure. She's trying to raise $5,000 - if you'd like to help out, check out her donation page. Even a dollar or two can help! This is something near to my heart; so far I've lost a stepmother and a mother-in-law to cancer, and have had numerous family and friends with cancer.
Knitting and crocheting (and other fiber arts) tend to yield end products that are like your hugs for someone made into a garment. So sharing that with the less fortunate is a fairly logical next step for most crafters. We've all got bits and pieces of skeins of yarn left over from this project, or that thingy that you ended up not liking and frogging, or that were given to us by someone else, or that seem to have [...]
Hedgehog Fibres is the work of full-time independent dyer Beata, who is originally from Slovaka, now living in Cork, Ireland. While many knitters cite the beautifully tactile fibres that first attracted them to Hedgehog Fibres's work, it's definitely Beata's colourways that are the star attraction. Beata's inspiration for Hedgehog's colourways come from nature, music, and the beautiful Irish countryside and culture. [...]