Anniversary, Corona Virus

Coronavirus Survival Guide: The Treasure Trove gets a Spring Cleaning for its 1st Birthday. Boy, does it deserve it!

By the end of the Corona Virus lockdown, we plan to be fully prepared, certified, organised, and staffed for the fall. We are expecting a surge in homelessness, poverty, and loneliness caused by the Corona Virus and we plan to be ready.

book review, Corona Virus

The perfect book for the age of the Corona Virus

We reviewed this book to support Olga Mecking. Niksen, Embracing The Dutch Art of Doing Nothing by Olga Mecking It is my privilege to have received an advance copy of NIKSEN by Olga Mecking and, I confess, it was my intention was to read it over a weekend in March and write a quick review… Continue reading The perfect book for the age of the Corona Virus

Announcement, Corona Virus, News

Yes! Wool for Warmth Volunteers Rise to the Corona-Challenge!

At Wool for Warmth, Yes! Is our favourite word. It opens up new avenues, leads us to new and often unexpected opportunities. Yes! started our charity. Yes! brought us a wool store donation. Yes! Started 70 clubs. Yes! brought us over 7,200 items of clothing to donate. We have said Yes! again. And now our… Continue reading Yes! Wool for Warmth Volunteers Rise to the Corona-Challenge!

Announcement, Corona Virus

Seeing the Positive Side of the Coronavirus while Following the Rules

Most of our volunteers and knitters are in the high-risk group for coronavirus so this pandemic is something we take very seriously. Instead of “circumstances-beyond-our-control” however, we are taking the “circumstances-within-our-control” approach. For all our volunteers, followers, and fans, we are making our coronavirus policy public. And in the spirit of Wool for Warmth, we… Continue reading Seeing the Positive Side of the Coronavirus while Following the Rules

Announcement, News, Public Relations

Finalist – Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2019

Yes! Knitting and Heavy Metal have more in common than you think. In Finland, the Heavy Metal Knitting Contest was launched when the organisers realised that there were the same number of knitters as heavy metal bands in Finland. Imagine that! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t8M-q0Cdh0 This video got us into the 2019 semi-finals!! The Rules were simple: create… Continue reading Finalist – Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships 2019