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Classes & Events

Knit-In for Orlando this Saturday

If you’re looking for a dry place to knit in public for World Wide Knit in Public Day, come on over to SCRAP! This Saturday, from 12-5 pm, SCRAP will be hosting a “craftivism” event to raise funds for the Pulse Tragedy Community Fund. This fund was set up by the GLBT Community Center of…

Gift Baby Sweater

I just finished this cute baby sweater as an example for an upcoming class at Nitro Knitters. The pattern is free on Ravelry, called “My Gift to You” because it is the designer’s 300th pattern.  300 patterns!  Holy cow! And it is a pretty fun knit!  The only real flaw is that when knit as written, the…

Snow Daze

Well.  Here we are on our third day of being more-or-less housebound in the PDX area, due to roughly a foot of snowfall.  (I know, a foot of snow doesn't stop most of the country in its tracks, but it is a rarity for us.)  DH is going stir-crazy, although the Olympics have helped a…

You Are The Chosen One — Now On Display

You may remember that earlier this summer I participated in, and posted about, a group knitting project conceived by local artist Seann McKeel. The "You Are The Chosen One" project has been completed, and will be on display in downtown Portland (on Couch St, between 6th and Broadway), through the month of September. DH and…

“Teach someone to knit.”

A long, long time ago — we're talking at least a couple of decades — I started one of those lists that are now often called "bucket" lists — you know, things you want to do before you "kick the bucket".  (Only at the time I did mine, the list was titled "50 Things to…