Category: 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…

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…

Girliest. Yarn. Ever.

And it's MINE!  Yay! This yarn comes from "Plum Crazy Ranch", and I bought it within 30 minutes of arriving at OFFF on Saturday morning.  The creator said she'd had it hanging up for a year and a half — which at first I thought meant, no one had bought it for a year and…

Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival!

Once again, it’s that time of year — my #1 favorite fiber event, the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, is this upcoming weekend! Why is it my favorite?  Probably because it was the first one I ever went to, when we moved here from Texas.  You have to understand that handknitting was not nearly as…

Oh No, Not Another Sock Summit Blog Post

Well, unless you’ve very recently come out of a coma, you’re aware that this past weekend heralded the Most Awesomely Amazing Knitting Event Ever in the History of the Universe, right here in PDX. Of course, I am referring to the Sock Summit held at the Convention Center. Although I am personally not much on…