Lady Dye Yarns has come under fire for failing to ship subscription boxes on time. In the latest fandom-themed release, boxes have arrived with contents for the incorrect fandom, missing items, or simply not been shipped at all. Customers have been filing disputes to try to get refunds, which LDY has been fighting tooth and… Continue reading Knit Tea November 2022
Knit Tea October 2022
Eisaku Noro, the founder of Noro Yarns, passed away on September 9. Find out more about him here. Southern California teen Noemi Mendez crocheted her Quinceanera dress Knitwear designer Veronika Lindberg knitted and crocheted her wedding dress. She chronicled the journey on her youtube channel. She also released a book of patterns, Knit This! around… Continue reading Knit Tea October 2022
Q4 2022 Schedule
October 1 (That's tomorrow!) will be the release of the Publishing Roadmap over on Gumroad. This digital download goes over all kinds of different publishing paths and the pros and cons of each to help you make the best decision about how you want to publish and share your writing. There are also pintables to… Continue reading Q4 2022 Schedule
Knit Tea September 2022
September 11, 2022–Canada’s Great Northwest Fibre Fest has been announced, but only limited details are available at this time. Continue to check their website for updates. September 16-18, 2022--Cumberland Mountain Yarn retreat hosted by The Yarn Patch in Crossville, TN. There are a ton of planned activities and classes in every fiber discipline you can imagine, but… Continue reading Knit Tea September 2022
Knit Tea is a semi-regular podcast segment that I've decided to bring over to the blog. If you know of any news or events from the yarnosphere (not pattern releases or sales) drop me a line and I'll include it! August 18-21, 2022--Camp Ida-Haven in McCall, Idaho will be hosting the Fiber.Love.Retreat. $325 covers a… Continue reading Knit Tea
I don't want to go into details, but if you've been following my Twitter you know it's been a pretty crappy week at Chez KnotMagick. So bad, in fact, that I have the misfortune of announcing that I will not be at Steampunk Symposium as planned. I tried everything in my power to hang on to… Continue reading Cancelled Plans
Have you checked my author pages yet? I have several events coming up soon! January 18: Introduction to Drop Spindle class at Maker's Mercantile Join me for a 2 hour introductory lesson into spinning with a drop spindle! We'll cover the quick and dirty basics to get you started asap, answer questions, and provide resources… Continue reading Upcoming Events
I finally have the full list of panels I will be co-hosting at this year's Steampunk Symposium. I don't have all of the time slots yet, but will be updating this page as the information becomes available. You'll also be able to spot me walking around the con floor, as always. Feel free to flag… Continue reading Symposium Schedule!
In this house, we celebrate firsts with ice cream.
Saturday marked several firsts for me. The first time I took a road trip by myself. The first time I went to Indiana. The first time I went to a book event alone. And the first time I hit (and exceeded) a sales goal! I was invited to attend this event, which was a sponsored… Continue reading In this house, we celebrate firsts with ice cream.
GIVEAWAY! Also, chatter.
I'm back! We have officially moved into our new place. I'm still trying to find where I put everything (including my sanity), but we are moved, the cats are fine, and we made it to Cinici. Moving was...let's just say hell. Our truck got overbooked and had to be back 5 hours early. Then the… Continue reading GIVEAWAY! Also, chatter.