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Last Week on the Web

Hey did you guys know that Monday was yesterday? I had the day off work and that clearly means that I lose all concept of time. Knits in the News Having a lot of trouble determining if this is cool or creepy or some combination of both: mother knits a […]

Last Week on the Web

Friday was a disjointed day so I never remembered to post a Friday Finds! And then today is a doozy of a day. How fitting that a couple of these entries are related to David Bowie + knitting? Knits in the News Deramores posted this photo of a Ziggy Stardust […]

Last Week on the Web

Happy New Year (again)! Here’s the first Last Week on the Web of 2016—it’s pretty meaty, since it comprises the last couple of weeks of 2015, but there are some great stories, including my favorite… THIS IS THE MOST AMAZING THING BECAUSE YOU CAN MAKE THEM INTO REALITY. Gizmodo announced […]

Last Week on the Web

Another slow-ish week in the knitting internet—or at least from what I’m seeing! If you have a news item to share or something I missed, please let me know. The biggest story of the last couple of weeks has been this: under Karl Lagerfeld’s creative direction, Chanel has copied elements […]

Last Week on the Web

Knits in the News These chickens might have better hand knit sweaters than you. Warning: this story about a woman who knits Izzy Dolls to give to children in disaster areas will probably make you feel many, many feelings. The article provides more information if you want to get involved […]

Last Week on the Web

This week’s Last Week on the Web has a bit of a theme: British wool and the state of the industry. Being that I live in the United States and am not directly involved with any yarn production, British or otherwise, I don’t have first-hand experiences to share, but this […]

Last Week on the Web

Sorry for the quick link dump edition of Last Week on the Web! Today’s been nuts. Avoid the garter-stitch border flip by TechKnitter Eight months and $70 for a crocheted wedding dress wool sneakers!! Why blocking is magical by fringe association The key to a better circular bind-off

Last Week on the Web

Knits in the News Sheep dogs in Australia are being employed in protecting a dwindling colony of penguins. If you read nothing else in this post, READ THIS. All the warm fuzzies. Meredith Parmalee finished the New York City Marathon all while knitting. I can finish tv series marathons while […]

Last Week on the Web

Knits in the News Meet Jacqui Fink, the ex-lawyer who gave up her career to go a bit crazy with giant knitting. The YarnTalk girls have wrapped up season one—watch their wrap-up episode and head to YouTube to watch any episodes you might have missed. Here’s an interesting article from […]

Last Week on the Web

It says Last Week on the web but it’s really the last Month—I’ve just been adding to this as I found new and interesting news items and then not having time to actually write it out. So grab yourself a cup of coffee and settle in for the long haul! […]