Category: Blogging and Social Media

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It’s in the Bag

I live in some fear that someone will go through my purse looking for something. It’s more of tote bag/briefcase/carryall/purse so there is any variety of “things” in it, from Lego to candy (and hopefully my wallet).   On the top of my purse is my knitting “project bag”: Note the coffee stains from having my travel mug that I-thought-was-empty-but-wasn’t-quite…

Playing with Photo Effects

Today is the experimental photography day for Knitting and Crochet Blog Week and there are some really creative photographers out there! While I enjoy clicking photos with my iPhone, I’ve never really played with filters or effects. That’s my “experiment” for today. It was interesting to see the different effects; I normally prefer colour photos (especially of bright yarn) but…

It’s Always All About Me

Today’s prompt for Knitting and Crochet Blog Week was: Day Two (Tuesday 12th May): It’s All About You. Cast your hooks and needles aside! This year you are challenged with one of those tasks that some bloggers can find quite daunting: but there’s never a better time then when we’re all in it together, so let’s shift the focus and…

If You Were a Tree, What Tree Would You Be?

  It’s Day 1 of Knitting and Crochet Blog Week, and I considered skipping today’s post:   Day One (Monday 11th May): If You Were Yarn. If you were a type or brand of yarn, which would you be? Are you a classic pure wool? Is there extra tension but a bit of bounce in you because of your high…

Today on my Needles

Last week (did the New Year really only start a week ago??) one end-of-one-year/beginning-of-a-new-year posts caught my eye. Knitting Sarah suggested taking a photo of your knitting/spinning each day to share. While I was intrigued, I was also skeptical about my ability to follow through. I was more skeptical about how interesting it would be for me, let alone anyone…