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Twitter Thursday (Times 2)

November 19, 2009

NASA_Astronauts

RT @depptla: A bit blurry, but one of the cupcakes I made for @Astro_Nicole‘s bday, as promised! (@NASA_Astronauts) http://pic.gd/9e1692

Which just proves 2 things, 1. That creatives and astronauts get along quite well, and 2. Astronauts love twitter (well I can’t really say that this proves it, but following both NASA and NASA_Astronauts on twitter will certainly prove it)

Speaking of astronauts, I was thinking of making a shuttle-styled wine bottle bag to gift some family members much more aeronautically inclined than myself. What do you think?

and…

poppytalk

a new zine that I’ve just fallen for called, “At Your Leisure”. created by @happymundane – see sneak peek here – http://tinyurl.com/ykfg8sk

It looks very nice. Definitely the type of thing I would want to pick up when looking for inspiration.

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November 5, 2009

kpwerker

  

Taking inspiration from the Crochet Me newsletter, might I recommend making gifts from Crocheted Gifts this season? http://bit.ly/1yAXgf

So… I just had to put this up, because not only is there a sample of the book on Scribd.com but it’s also a brand new gift book from Kim Werker. You have to love her designs.

Thursday Twitter

October 29, 2009

SisterDiane I like this method for joining granny squares. Pretty! http://is.gd/4Ekgg (via Carina’s Craftblog)

I have to agree with sister Diane…and I do believe a granny square afghan is on my “to do for christmas” list

carina

P.S. Raise your hand if you love the colors!! I know my hand is up.

Another addition to the daily blog route. Okay, I’m making a blog page for easy access to links. Now I just have to find out how Lars  has the “last updated” on his blogroll…

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August 6, 2009

PhatFiber: Share your knitting/spinning muggle funnies with us! http://bit.ly/UPx0h

I had to post this because a- I love the stories about non-knitting/spinning/crocheters that have the best comments about what you’re doing and b- I wanted to put up a definition that I’ve learned rather recently. (Crocheters- don’t feel left out! Go post your stories too!!)

Muggle (n)- A person who is uninitiated to the mysteries surrounding yarn and the love there of. 

Origin: J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books, the word originally meant the non-magical characters.

Thursday Twitter

July 30, 2009

kpwerker: Get out of the heat & into Urban Craft Uprising @ Seattle Center this weekend [I’m going Sat!] http://bit.ly/yEtFO (via @Jennifer_Worick)

Had to post this because between the sock summit and this, I am rather jealous of the west-coasters right now. So please, if you’re in the area, check it out! (I wonder; are there are people who traverse the globe going from awesome craft-fair to sheep festival to knitting guild?)

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July 23, 2009

yarnandfiber: Fantastic Blowout sale going on now at http://www.yarnandfiber.com, save up to 60% through this weekend!

I am always on the lookout for some good yarn at  a good price and Yarn and Fiber has some Tofutsies on sale!

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July 16, 2009

Etsy: Vote! Which item would you take to the beach? http://short.to/jhrd

hmm…. what wouldn’t I take to the beach??

Thursday Twitter

July 9, 2009

KnitsforNeeds:As well as accepting pretty much any & all knit/crocheted items, KFN is currently in need of men’s items, especially men’s hats.

The only thing I regret about being so busy with my blog sometimes is that I really don’t have anymore time to make charity items. But maybe I can do a themed free pattern next week? Okay, I’m putting up my first poll, but you guys have to participate. Should I put up a charity themed men’s hat project next Thursday??? Oh, and second question -should I run the theme for 2 weeks, one a crocheted hat and one knit?

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July 2, 2009

Etsy: New Yorkers, please join me in absolutely HATING this weather.

Oh, yes, with the rain lately I’ve been thinking of crocheting an ark!

OnePlanetYarn New Summer Sale Offers for July 1 – July 18. See: http://bit.ly/NKG0J Happy July 4 to everyone

Had to post this, as I am a sale addict, and I really do love this store’s site.

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June 25, 2009

AlpacaFarmGirl:Fiber Artists! Get your Fiber Blog Posts together 4 Fiber Arts Friday tomorrow. If u don’t blog, but you do FIBER art – TwitPic it & link up

I think Alpaca Farm Girl has a really cool thing going on here. Check out her blog and maybe link a picture to it.