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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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Harvard Agrees…Knitting is Good for Your Health

The health care community has finally found out what we already knew: Knitting is cheaper than therapy. Of course, that depends on the size of your stash. The repetitive motions used in knitting and crocheting have been proven to increase … Continue reading

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Knitting There and Back Again

I spent New Year’s Day in a Hobbit-fest. While knitting a pair of socks for myself (!), I marathoned the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the first installment in the new Hobbit series of films in preparation for the … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty Knitting Plus the Loom of Doom

Jimmy Kimmel mentioned Norway TV’s 12.5 hour TV show “National Knitting Evening” that documented sheep to sweater knitting. 1.3 million people — 1/4 of the total population of Norway (which was 5.019 million in 2012 in case you were wondering) — … Continue reading

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Retired Working Girls Need Sweaters, Too

Get your mind out of the gutter…not those working girls! I’m talking about hens. Chickens. Yes, chickens. When hens on commercial chicken farms are considered to be past their prime, they are usually sold for slaughter. Rescue groups have popped … Continue reading

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Comic-Video Thursday

Today’s Thursday…a good day to share some comics and/or videos I’ve found that center around my favorite hobby. For better viewing/reading, click on image Sure hope it’s Superwash wool: Fraggle Rock Doozers Sing About Their New Hobby

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