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My Battle to Learn Crochet – A New Zealander shares her story. Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs: Creative Techniques for Joining Motifs of All Shapes – A new book by Edie Eckman is available for pre-order.

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Today Only! Preview sale of the new Knitcircus Yarns How a sheep in a knitted jumper could revolutionize computer animation N. Van yarn bombers dismayed by pilfered piece of knitting

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Four Tips For Travel Crochet Olympic Hopeful Profile (she crochets!) Jo Hamilton’s Stop Motion Crocheted Portrait Video Milwaukee Upcoming Bead and Button Show Chicago Area Knit in Public Events

Crochet and Knitting News – Thursday, May 10th

Working conductive thread and capacitive sensors into knitting. Not sure where they’re going with this, but it could be cool. http://newtextiles.media.mit.edu/2012/?p=3120 Trademark issues with Olympic symbols for crafters. http://london2012.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/08/trademark-rights-can-trip-up-well-intentioned-crafters/ Knitting as fine art. One woman’s knit animal pelts draw attention to endangered species. http://bangordailynews.com/2012/05/07/living/by-hand/knitting-as-fine-art-on-display-at-university-of-maine-museum-of-art/ This article is mostly about embroidery: How stitching helps beat stress (guess they didn’t talk to …