Category Archives: Reading

A quickie about white fragility.

K sent me a link to the original, 2011 journal article. The reading is a bit heavy going given that it is an academic journal article. I just requested the 169-page book from 2018 from the library. Happily, I will … Continue reading

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Racism, overt and subtle, in the fiber community.

Yes, today is two-post day. Sometimes I just cannot STFU. There has been an ongoing conversation for the past few weeks on social media — I followed it on Instagram — about the racism in, or more specifically, the non-welcoming … Continue reading

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Unraveled, 1/30/2019.

No report on my knitting this week, but not because there wasn’t any. Rather, it is because I finished my Carbeth! And I am not taking it off! I did the last bit of seaming on Sunday night during Madame … Continue reading

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Unraveled, 1/9/19.

I finished the child’s sweater for the warm clothing drive. It was intended to be a stashbuster, and it kinda was. I played yarn chicken with the navy blue and won. Then I played yarn chicken with the dark gray … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

This is a stashbuster child’s sweater I have been working on for the warm clothing drive. Since I took that photo I have finished it, but you will have to wait until next week to see the FO, since I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting. In the continuing story of what I have been knitting since June, here are the things I am currently knitting for the annual local warm clothing drive. You may notice there are no thumbs on the mittens. I hate … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting. That shawl I blogged about last Wednesday got pretty boring partway through, so I set it aside temporarily and cast on a small, palate-cleansing project. I have cast on and frogged at least two projects with that yarn. I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting: So many FOs to blog. I put them all on Ravelry a few days ago and discovered that the last time I added a project there was February. Time flies when you are having fun busy. Not that I haven’t … Continue reading

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My year in books.

My reading was not deep nor particularly wide in 2017. Sixty-two books, down from 72 in 2016 and 90 in 2015. What’s up with that? I blame the distraction of the iPad. The Fever Abbott, Megan The Absent One (Department … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Last Thursday we went out to run errands and have an early dinner. What to knit in the car? The mitered square afghan — nearly done! — is way, way too big to be portable, but I have noticed that … Continue reading

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