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20 Blog Post Ideas for Designers

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Business Talks, Guest Bloggers | 3 comments

Note from Ruth: Andi is a great designer and sometimes-client of mine. I admire her sense of style and how she can rock a red lipstick. A while ago she posted this entry and I forgot to approve it! Sorry, Andi! Read all about how designers can still post to their blog without spilling any current-design secrets… something I should really put into practice! I often hear other designers say that they have a hard time consistently posting on their blog because they do so much design work that they can’t write about until after it’s...

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rock+podcast – Episode 2.1 Are you a winner?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

rock+podcast – Episode 2.1 Are you a winner?

Did you win a copy of Wendy Bernard’s “Up Down, All Around” book? Watch below to find out! Congratulations to the lucky winners!

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rock+podcast – Episode 3

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Podcast | 1 comment

rock+podcast – Episode 3

I talk, talk, talk, talk. And then talk some more. Show Notes: I got sick. Don’t do what I did. I talk about finding my feet a bit more. And how much I like Target! Ikea! Everything! I show you how Joeli (www.joeliskitchen.com) is in my studio all the time! I review Knitter’s Pride Karbonz Interchangeable Needles – carbon needles with metal tips and non-kinky cables. I review Eucalan Wrapture Fragrant Balm – jasmine-scented solid lotion for fingers that need care! How do I store my yarn? My organizer of needles: it...

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Let me get philosophical…

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Blogging, Crochet, Knit | 7 comments

Let me get philosophical…

I am having an existential exi-skein-ial crisis. With yarn. I kid you not. This is not a drill.     Here is the issue… I have a lot of yarn. Like many of you, a lot of single skeins. When we lived in the UK, it made SENSE. It gets COLD. You need single skeins to make: Socks = 1 skein Gloves = 1 skein Mittens = 1 skein Cowls = 1 skein Hats = 1 skein Shawls = 1 skein, 2 if you want fancy All of the above. = you can probably make a 3-piece set with 2 skeins Now, I see myself in the sunny, sunny Bay Area. A place where I’ve...

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rock+podcast – Episode 2

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Podcast | 14 comments

rock+podcast – Episode 2

Here is episode 2, where I speak about our move to a new place, I get ridiculously excited about spending big lots of money and give you a review of Wendy Bernard’s new book “Up, Down, All Around” sponsored by Blue Sky Alpacas… With a chance to WIN a copy for yourself!!! Comment below with your answer to the question posed on the video to be entered into the giveaway. (US only, sorry! Postage is criminal outside the US)

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rock+podcast Episode 1

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

rock+podcast Episode 1

This comes a bit late, but it’s here! Episode 1 of the podcast…  

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