Right now I am working through the Initiate Knit Design workshop, run by Frenchie from Aroha Knits. I’ve swatched, ripped back, re-swatched, ripped back, and re-reswatched, and now I’m ready to cast on for real! But more on that story on Friday. Today I want to talk about mermaids. This summer I participated in my… Continue reading Answering the Call
On Wednesday night I went to see Janelle Monáe perform at the Pageant in St Louis. She was absolutely fabulous, and I still can’t believe I actually saw her live. However, I spent all day Wednesday freaking out about a bit of a fashion disaster. I had wanted to design a top to wear to… Continue reading Dirty Computer Fashion Disaster
Is anyone else obsessing over Dirty Computer lately? It’s got everything – Janelle Monáe, Tessa Thompson (aka Marvel’s Valkyrie), radical social and political commentary, amazing costume design, and (obviously) brilliant music. Well, the one and only Janelle Monáe is coming to the Pageant in St Louis on July 11th, and my friends and I have… Continue reading Concert Time – What to Wear?
Hello, my name is Jules. Welcome to my first blog post! Let me tell you a bit about myself. I am 23 years old, I have a degree in environmental science from Boston University, and I spent the last year travelling around New Zealand. I mostly knit, but I also do a bit of crochet,… Continue reading Welcome and Introduction