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Friday, July 25, 2008

Welcome New Members

Please welcome the following new members of the Etsy Knitters Team!

Beccah has an Etsy store titled Hope to Knit where she sells burp cloths with plans to add much more. Learn more about Beccah on her blog: Nutmeg Knitter.

Brendaml also specializes in handknit baby items, such as hats, blankets, etc.

Her blog, titled Natural Star, features her latest designs.

FinsFare describes her handknit shawls and handmade purses as having "a modern edge to the classics".

Learn more about FinsFare at her MySpace page.

JGillin has an Etsy store named after the two dogs she recently adopted: Snug as a Pug Handknits. (Don't tell her Newfoundland).

Her knitted designs range from the traditional to the fun and funky.

KnitablePlayThings has an Etsy store with the exact same name.
Her knitted dolls and stuffed animals are adorable and would bring joy to any child.


has recently decided to devote her attention to the fiber arts. What was once a jewelry store is now brimming with hats, scarves and blankets.


has sweet, handknitted bonnets for wee ones in her Etsy store.

Nosierosie is the owner of the Etsy store NosieRosie Knits. Though she features gloves and hats in her store, she welcomes custom orders for any handknit item.

Learn more about Nosierosie at her blog.


sells a wide range of knitting-related items from knitting needles to yarn to handknit items.

Last, but not least, meet TheStarBox.

Her line of knitted cupcake pincushions look good enough to eat! To learn more about the artist behind TheStarBox, check out her blog.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

A Knitter's Cartoon

Can you come up with a caption for this cartoon?

Crafty Cartoons is hosting a contest. If your caption is among the five finalists, then your name and/or website will be featured on the Crafty Cartoon website. If your caption wins the contest, not only will your name and/or website be featured on Crafty Cartoons, but you will also receive an original copy of the cartoon from the artist.

So, what are you waiting for?
Release your creative writing muse and coin a catchy retort for Mrs. Yarn. (Click on the cartoon to be redirected to Crafty Cartoon's site).