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As the seasons change towards chilly days, a young (kinda, if you look at her sideways) woman’s fancy turns to thoughts of thrumming. Coziness abounds. What the heck is a thrum? Well, it is knitting technique that mixes little bits of cozy warm fleece into your knitting to create the warmest possible mittens. Check out…

Knitting for the Apocalypse

This is a repeat, but it is at least three years old, and I haven’t done a fiber arts piece in a while, so I thought I’d get us chatting. The cooler weather certainly makes me want to knit! The title here is somewhat tongue in cheek, of course, but I do think that we…

Note: This is a revised version of an article I wrote for ye olde blogge about how to keep warm if you need to. Despite the fact that I believe people should use a lot less energy, I am not proposing here that people in cold climates go cold turkey on supplemental heating ;-). This…