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Knitting Is A Right, Not A Privilege

Originally posted on Work Even:
my inspiration An article has been circulating that has fueled a lot of discussion among knitters, entitled “Never Say This To a Knitter. Really, Just Don’t Do It.” What exactly are you never supposed to…

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WAL updated!

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Originally posted on Wovember:
A flurry of emails later, we have an updated WAL gallery of projects to share – look at all the glorious creativity with wool that has happened this WOVEMBER… hurrah! We will announce the winners soon.…

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Before the repair

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Tonight’s Jeans Repair

Close up of hole with tacking thread and repair done with a good matching thread; Gutermann 9310. I’m guessing that since it’s a 100% cotton thread rather than polyester, I get a subtler shade of pale denim blue. I’ll have … Continue reading

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Finnish Darning – Visible Mending Style!

I’ve finally got this photo up of my first attempt at darning. Completely inspired by TomofHolland’s post on Finnish darning and his Visible Mending Project, I gave darning a go – and found it very satisfying! You can see the … Continue reading

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Local Wisdom

I was lucky to find out about this ‘Local Wisdom‘ global project and the Vancouver photo shoot not long before it took place the other weekend.  There were special items of clothing I could have taken along to wear but … Continue reading

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What’s so appealing about jeans?

Wondering about the long-lasting appeal of jeans, I think one of the reasons has to be the wonderfully gradual fading of denim fabric.  The way that indigo dyeing process works means that it appears that the inner threads of the … Continue reading

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