Knitting

Third Time’s a Charm: Dorothy Siemens’s Peacock Feathers Shawl from Fiddlesticks Knitting

This is a simply beautiful shawl.  I've knitted two of them so far.  The first was knit (on purpose) as a donation to a silent auction for my local community orchestra.  I'm happy to say it raised a large amount of money, although if you figure it out as "payment by the hour for the… Continue reading Third Time’s a Charm: Dorothy Siemens’s Peacock Feathers Shawl from Fiddlesticks Knitting

Knitting, Politics

A Letter to the Ravelry Community

Ravelry is an online knitting and crochet community, a tremendous resource of knowledge and expertise, and the go-to place for its millions of members all over the world for both selling and buying, online knitting, and crochet patterns. It probably won’t come as a surprise to you that politics, when they infect the site, list heavily… Continue reading A Letter to the Ravelry Community