- Needled has an interview with Mrs. Sew-and-Sew, a clever and resourceful and entirely imaginary woman from a series of British WWII booklets on saving and making do.
- For knitting bloggers, Ramit at I Will Teach You To Be Rich has an article on how really to get traffic to your blog.
- Okay, not really fiber-related, except in regards to how to finance your growing stash, Mint.com has a visual explanation of the Federal Reserve. Now you know.
- Knitwithit just finished a fabulous pair of Noro Socks. Yummy!
- This from EurekAlerts: Researchers at Queen's University in Belfast have come up with a more eco-friendly methods for extracting cellulose from wood. Fabulous news for those who like to knit with the rayon-type fibers, such as tencel, and worry about their ecological effects.
- Fashion police in the courtroom? This article from the New York Times tells of a grand hullaballoo about what lawyers can and can't wear, mainly because it's directed mostly at women. But seriously — if my attorney showed up in a purple velour track suit, I'd be looking for a new attorney.
- Also from the New York Times: Brain-challenging activity like playing bridge (or complex knitting?) in the company of others may preserve memory and protect against dementia. Or it may be the other way around: that people with excellent memories and no dementia take pleasure in social activities. Or there may be no causitive link. In any case, it can't hurt.
Friday, May 22, 2009
Let's see if I can remember to do this every week. Here's a round-up of some interesting blogs and articles I've come across that are at least somewhat fiber-related: