Holy moly, it's almost February. I've been sharing a few links over on Facebook lately, and I want to remember things here too. This weekend I'll be figuring out what February holds for my to-do list and assessing the progress I made in January. Big fun!
Brooklyn Tweed has published an awesome anatomy of a pattern. Excellent if you're wanting to understand Brooklyn Tweed patterns, and also a great resource for what should be in your pattern, should you choose to write and publish one.
Also from Brooklyn Tweed, an excellent article on growing into your craft as a knitter. Whether you've been knitting since you could walk or just picked up needles for the first time, this one's worth a read.
Weaving and embroidering with spider silk! I've seen blurbs in several magazines lately about this project, but was always disappointed by the photo quality (or total lack of photos). More about it here.
Pockets! If you know me, you know I love pockets. Speaking of which, I'm in love with Freja from Brooklyn Tweed's new collection, Night Music. And I also love this tutorial for fabric lined pockets - no more worrying about your keys and pens and other odds and ends working their way out of a knitted fabric pocket!
And finally, it turns out that Ken Burns, documentarian extraordinaire, is a quilt collector. Even better, he recognizes the non-verbal contributions to history and culture made by the (mostly) women who made the quilts.
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