Author Archives: Jayne

What’s Hot in the Shop

The hottest knit this summer has been the popular Pixelated Baby Blanket. Written by Chief Lovely, Sue Caldwell, this pattern is a simple Linen Stitch worked with just one skein each of three complementary colors creating a pixel effect. Best … Continue reading

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Coming to the End of the Tale

It’s been over a week now and still the sock and its owner have yet to let the concerned Ravellers know if they have been reunited. A few Ravellers went to the airport and tried to locate the sock in … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Lost Sock Continues

Thought you might be interested in learning the latest. Ever since Britt (SpiffyB on Ravelry) started a thread on the Loose Ends Ravelry forum on Tuesday (7/22), the search for the sock owner has gone global. It started when Ron … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Missing Sock

I love the Yarn Harlot. I discovered her blog a few years ago and after only a few entries I found myself going through her archives to ensure that I had read them all. She informs, motivates and, above all, … Continue reading

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Knitting Headlines

  Here are some recent articles that focus on knitting. Enjoy! “Reader sends 20 cents to Calgary Herald requesting 1939 knitting¬†pattern” “Man sues after knitting mishap 13 years ago” “Tour de France Cambridge (UK) kitted bunting souvenirs to aid charities” … Continue reading

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Knit 1, Protest too

Last week a “sit-n-knit” took place in Vermont. Not your typical knitter gathering, this event was in support of a protest. Five knitters refused to leave Vermont Gas’ South Burlington, VT, office until their complaints about a gas line expansion … Continue reading

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Wooly Goodness Meets Nintendo

The gamers amongst us are probably familiar with Yoshi. A popular Nintendo dinosaur character, he (she? it?) has appeared in a number of Super Mario games. Soon he will have his own game called Yoshi’s Wooly World. Here’s what I … Continue reading

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Harry Who?

Not sure if you noticed, but the fact that Harry Styles knits when stressed became newsworthy over the past two weeks. I do have to admit, when this came through my Google alerts I did have to find out who … Continue reading

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Famous People and Their Hobbies

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Penguin Mishegas*

Here’s what Franklin Habit (of The Panopticon blog fame) had to say about the entire matter: *Yiddish slang for craziness.

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