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Knitting Anything?

I know there are some knitters around here, and I’m curious what people are making, if anyone cares to share. I’ve been knitting a Nine Note Seed Stitch Wrap for the past couple months. Next I’d like to finally try making a Junko Okamoto sweater, or maybe a James Watts sweater. And I’d really love to make this sweet guernsey kids’ sweater by Susie...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 22:46
Now that I have kids, I can more fully appreciate The Kid...

Now that I have kids, I can more fully appreciate The Kid Should See This, a repository of “smart videos for curious minds” (and Kottke favorite). “Drawing Sharks With Pancake Batter” blew my mind. 💬 Join the discussion on kottke.org →

Fri Feb 23, 2024 20:55
Wesley Morris awards “Best Theft of a Movie” to Ryan Gosling in...

Wesley Morris awards “Best Theft of a Movie” to Ryan Gosling in his “Awards for Acting Categories That Don’t Exist at the Oscars.” Worth it for the GIFs alone. 💬 Join the discussion on kottke.org →

Fri Feb 23, 2024 20:15
‘Visible Mending,’ on Love, Death, and Knitting

Beautiful stop-frame animated documentary about why people knit and mend. “When your life is sort of falling apart, you need to create a purpose in it for yourself, and if that purpose is quite small, it doesn’t matter.” Directed by Samantha Moore. I’ve also been enjoying Arounna Khounnoraj’s visible mending and other handmade projects,...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 19:32
I’ve been thinking a lot about alternate families/relationships/friendships lately and this Modern...

I’ve been thinking a lot about alternate families/relationships/friendships lately and this Modern Love piece — about a man with a wife who doesn’t remember him (Alzheimer’s) and a girlfriend who is now part of the family — was unexpectedly moving. 💬 Join the discussion on kottke.org →

Fri Feb 23, 2024 18:53
A huge study of more than 99 million people confirms the safety...

A huge study of more than 99 million people confirms the safety of Covid vaccines and that their benefits “vastly outweigh the risks”. 💬 Join the discussion on kottke.org →

Fri Feb 23, 2024 18:22

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