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Episode 81: To Be of Use

by Brenda Dayne on June 12, 2009

An interview with author, Betsy Greer, while Cinnamon Cooper, Sister Diane, Felicity Ford and Otto von Busch, make good; meanwhile, I ponder the mystery of every day objects.

knitting-for-good Thanks to Betsy Greer, for allowing me to record excerpts from her book, and to some of the writers who contributed to Knitting for Good, Cinnamon Cooper, Diane Gilleland, Felicity Ford, and Otto von Busch. Thanks, as well, to readers Marceli Botticelli, Sister Diane, Felicity Ford and David Reidy.

Betsy’s wonderful book, Knitting for Good: A Guide to Creating Personal, Social and Political Change, Stitch by Stitch, is available via Amazon US | UK

Join @Platea’s next public art project, “hopes/dreams/fears”. To Participate add the hopes/dreams/fears page on Facebook. Meet @platea at FIGMENT NYC Arts Festival on Governor’s Island, NY and add your hopes/dreams/fears to their list. Or, host your own hopes/dreamsfears gathering, either in person, or online. For more information visit @Platea.

Join me at the First and Last Pub, in Pembroke Dock, on Saturday, 13th June 2009, from 10.30am-3.30pmfor WWKIP Day. (I will be there around noon.)

Check out the Make Do and Mend tagged projects on Ravelry, and do be sure to add “makedoandmend” to your project tags, so others can find them.

Catch the new podcast for knitting teens At the End of the Row, with hosts Alex, and Sonya.

Local, organic and cheap? Find out how to eat well for less. (Thanks, Cat!)

This week’s knitting mnemonic is brought to you by President Obama’s dog.

Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Knitting

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