Category: crochet

Buy Local/Buy from a Maker

So a while back this lovely post started bouncing around facebook. Saw a handful of friends post this. I would love to see more. I would love to see all our networks grow!

Wanna find out who you know that is a maker, that you may not know about? Post this on your page and see what cool stuff pops up for ideas on holiday shopping that will have an IMMEDIATE impact on our local economy and a maker/artist/farmers life while taking positive steps to minimize the transport/big oil consumption and fast fashion/trend consumption and waste that comes with buying at……


Craftcation 2016

This early April I got the chance to do something amazing.

a conference.

ok – for many of you that is FAR from amazing. Still, this is my 1st conference that I attended to improve my skills, knowledge, network and focus of kNiTpUnK…

wow. it was a doozy.

Not only did I get a motivational kick in the arse, I was able to meet with so many intelligent, charismatic, savvy and talented people (mostly women, but not all!) in a really condensed period of time.

I have plans to improve my website, my etsy, my social media strategy, my unboxing experience…. AND NEW PRODUCT IDEAS!

so…….


Touch . Make . Hope . Future

Do you ever think about how much effort goes into the creation of what you do/wear/use?

I have been struck silly and meditative a few times over last month where I am just reveling in the fact that every item that I make, I am carefully and intentionally handling every single millimeter of fiber that goes into the project in question.

Whether woven or knit or crochet, I handle every single fiber. Often, multiple times. This does not account for the handling needed to create the fiber in the first place. If I am using hand spun fibers, or fibers that have been……


2016 Scarf Project

Source: 2016 SO Scarf Project: The Final Fifteen

SO Washington is the latest state program to join in the Scarf Project, and that brings us to fifteen states participating in the Scarf Project. This is amazing.

If you Knit or Crochet, it is time to get those hooks and needles busy! Complete details on the Scarf Project can be found here.  https://colouringwithyarn.wordpress.com/special-olympics-scarf-project-2/2015-special-olympics-scarf-project-2/

You’re welcome to join the Facebook group – Knit and Crochet for a Cause https://www.facebook.com/KC4aC  – and on Ravelry – Special Olympics State Scarf Project  http://www.ravelry.com/groups/special-olympics-scarf-project-2 – meet the other crafters who are also working on this project and show off……