Why I turned off my IFTTT recipe for auto-posting Instagram to Twitter

Isn't it annoying that Twitter will show "cards" including a summary and image in your twitter feed when you post most¬†links, but it won't show images from Instagram links? When you share via¬†Instagram you do have the option to connect several networks and automatically post to them. However when you do, your image won't be… Continue reading Why I turned off my IFTTT recipe for auto-posting Instagram to Twitter

The Presentation of Self in Everyday Knitting

A page from a doodle book of mine.

This started off as a comment on Karie Bookish's blog post, Knitting as Lifestyle Brand? But it got so long I had to put it here! I wanted to touch on two points in her post: Why I knit, and also the "staged sweetness" idea. We're not just performing ourselves online, we perform ourselves all… Continue reading The Presentation of Self in Everyday Knitting