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 knittingĀ 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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