Longest crochet chain while running a marathon
Susie broke her own world record for making the longest crochet chain while running a marathon. She plans to undo all her hard work and re-crochet it into a blanket to donate to someone suffering from Alzheimer’s.
To help Susie raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK click here.
Crochet wrapped bus promotes Fargo
Street artist Olekcrocheted a cosy for a double decker bus to promote the new mini series based on the movie Fargo.
The Spring 2014 Twist Collective was released last weekend.
Mark your calendars — Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 7 comes out on 22 April.
Colette released two patterns for knit fabrics this week: Mabel and Moneta.
You can read more about them here. We love the versions that members of the Curvy Collective have blogged about. Colette also released a new book on sewing with knits that I’m eager to take a look at.
And I got home from Cambodia, I’ve been slowly trying to recover from the long journey and time change. Fortunately the weather has made the reentry as easy as possible and knitting is something that can be done when you feel like a bit of a zombie! And since I already feel topsy-turvy it’s not too odd to be working on stuff for autumn.
We have enjoyed seeing people's Joy mitts on Ravelry and Instagram and although the kits are nearly sold out now, it is a pattern that can be done in many different colours, depending on what flag/colour scheme you want to use.
We have made genderqueer, asexual, non-binary and pansexual flag charts.
Introducing the first in an ongoing series of guest posts. I'm honoured that we're beginning with this vital letter from Emi Ito.
Emi has been outspoken about the cultural appropriation of the kimono in fashion and has helped many makers and designers find a less hurtful approach to naming their patterns and products.