What I did for the Pinterest competition at Love Knitting

I actually had loads of fun with this Pinterest competition by Love Knitting. The idea was to tell "A Midsummer Knit's Dream", pin anything you want love and dream about. And of course pin some stuff from LoveKnitting.com, which isn't hard 🙂 Pinterest is an image sharing network where you clip images into boards, as… Continue reading What I did for the Pinterest competition at Love Knitting

Pinteresting pinners on Pinterest!

First there were "web logs", where people would keep track of interesting finds as they trawled through the internet. Blogs brought up questions about image/video reuse and copyright. But now many people and brands realize it's free advertising... If referenced properly. I noticed a few years ago, many crafty blogs were just people with a… Continue reading Pinteresting pinners on Pinterest!

Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm in CT

Hanks of Marled yarn

I went with my sister and mother to a sheep farm: Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm in CT (Connecticut), near my brother's house. My sister was able to chat to Sue about the various trials and tribulations of sheep farming, and I dug into the piles of fleece and yarn. Sue was very lovely and answered… Continue reading Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm in CT

Going to Scotland! Visiting New Lanark Mill

I couldn't quite convince my husband about going to Wales this coming weekend. Where I could "just pop into" Wonderwool. But when he said "Scotland" and "Ferry" it quickly brought to mind, New Lanark Mills.Nice thing is, you can get both the tour of the woolen mill, but also a good history of "utopian socialism"… Continue reading Going to Scotland! Visiting New Lanark Mill