#SignsofSolidarity

|Image Credit: @StreetsDept/Conrad Benner| 'I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.' January 20, 2017 Today I am humbled to honor the words of Audre Lorde, a master poet and black, lesbian feminist who challenged us White Women™. She refused to allow us to deny our...

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Philadelphia, Goddamn

Your Need to Feel Powerful Over my Small Body No I'm Not Okay Now. Am I Supposed to Be? 2016 PHILADELPHIA, GODDAMN Little Berlin, Philadelphia PA image courtesy of StreetsDept/Conrad Benner

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1 in 5

1 in 5 Rock The Vote Presents: Truth To Power Philadelphia, PA 2016

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Amber Lynn, Left Unspoken

Amber Lynn, known for amazing series, Cat Call, has been putting up new, refreshing work around the city. Cat Call pastes in Philly have been making a statement about the degrading treatment of women for years, and Amber has made a significant impact on the role of...

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ishknits Holiday Knitting Campaign

I'm excited to announce my new Christmas campaign. This holiday season, I'm hoping we can have a positive impact on our community. I will be knitting Christmas stockings in traditional and experimental designs all season long, and for each purchase of a  vibrant,...

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Philly Touch Tours

On Wednesday night, I had the opportunity to speak about voting issues in Philadelphia and my involvement in Next Stop Democracy's new project, which is looking to enhance local voter turnout. The event was amazing and the discussion was standing room only. We were...

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Socially Conscious Baby Knitwear

Since having my son last October, there is nothing I am more obsessed with right now than kids fashion. And I am especially obsessed with baby knits [obviously]. I love searching online for little boy sweaters and little boy beanies and mittens. I spend hours...

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Interview with Yarnbomber Ally Kraus

Ally Kraus is a student of the Yarnbombing Skillshare course and I wanted to interview her because her first yarnbombs were off the chain! (pun intended).  Here are her answers below.  Check out her craftsmanship, it is really beautiful.  I know the urge to get out...

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Interview with Yarnbomber and Artist Hanasaurusrex!

I've had the lovliest pleasure of interviewing the FANTASTIC miniature knitting artist and yarnbomber Hanasauruxrex.  She has such a unique style and her technique is impeccable.  I love seeing what new projects she comes up with.  If you aren't following her yet,...

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My Knitting Career Changing Car Accident

  On December 20th, 2013, my boyfriend and I were on a road trip from Oakland, Ca to visit family in West Virginia and Philadelphia, before we relocated permanently to New Orleans. Because we planned to move out of Oakland after the holidays, we had all of our...

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