Tag Archives: knitting

Procrastination Destination: Weaving Geek

Procrastination Destination: Weaving Geek

Take a break to check out cool people who knit, crochet, and weave geeky elements into it all. Read More

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Pink Is Just Light Red

Pink Is Just Light Red

So does the fact that we, English speakers in America, have a distinct word for light red mean our eyes have actually changed physiologically or is it that we pay attention to the differences of color more for cultural reasons? Read More

K1, P1, Slst, and Other Such Coding.

I like to do a variety of crafts in my free time. I am an avid scrapbooker, I occasionally make clothing, I dabble in knitting, and I love to crochet. I prefer crocheting over knitting because if I make a mistake then I know how to fix it. When I knit and make a mistake,… Read More

Nerd Wars on Ravelry!

Are you a geek who knits or crochets?  Are you a member of Ravelry, the social network for knitters and crocheters? If you answered “Yes” to both of these questions, check out Ravelry’s Nerd Wars page and visit the Nerd Wars’ own blog page to see 25 geek-inspired teams compete in knitting and crocheting to… Read More

Knit Some Spocks for Someone You Love

I may be the last person to find out Ravelry, a great social network for knitters and crocheters. My sister-in-law told me about it recently and now I’m hooked. Quick searches revealed the most wonderful of geeky crafts, none better than Spocks. Ravelry user gurmanfravor took the free Star Trek charts from another user, Jean… Read More

“Thinking is Cosmic Knitting:” How Making Mittens Helps Kids Learn

“Thinking is cosmic knitting.” Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf Education, knew what he was talking about. Consider Leo, my youngest son, a little boy who couldn’t sit still. The kindergarten teacher said he needed tutoring and remedial work. (He couldn’t read!) The next year Leo went to a Waldorf first grade. He loved handwork–we still… Read More