Tag: knitting

Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Quote of the Day: No Escape

 

And everyone was saying, “It’s a conversation.” But it is not a conversation. It’s a one-sided….belief? And there was no room for discussion. It was just arguments; trolling; bullying.

Where was this stated? Can you guess what it was about? A political discussion board? YouTube comments? r/pol? It was said by a yarn dyer regarding a controversy over knitting on Instagram.

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Relearning a Childhood Art

 

I must have been about 10 years old when my mother first taught me to knit. I loved the textures, the sounds, the artistry, the creativity, and the chance to do something with my mother. I discovered that I loved to knit, although I didn’t continue into adulthood.

About 50 years later, I decided to try knitting again. I was smart enough to look for easy patterns and enjoyed it so much that my hands were aching. (Yes, I know, I was holding the needles too tightly.) I took a break from knitting, learning that too much time knitting might not be a good thing.

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In which we celebrate that most sociable and public of knitters, Mme. Thérèse DeFarge, who’s done more to promote and publicize the craft of knitting over the past couple hundred years, than . . . Oh, wait. June 9, 2018 is Worldwide Knit in Public Day, the largest knitter-run event in the world, and the […]

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As I pondered the topic for this month, I realized that the things that came to mind, rather than being “things,” were more sensory experiences: moments where I touch, see, smell, taste or hear. Let me share some of those moments with you:  Spontaneous hugs—I love them! Especially from my husband and special friends. More

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