I’d like to dedicate more space on the blog to advertisers in the knitting industry, thereby dedicating more space on the site to advertisers directly relevant to you, the readers!
You guys had so many useful, funny, practical, nice things to say in this year’s reader survey! I’ve got a mess o’ charts coming at you in this post if you’re curious to see what everyone had to say on the multiple choice questions, and below that you’ll find my answers to some of your burning questions that may or may not have to do with my sometimes-orange hair, book recommendations, favorite needles and hooks, and my caffeine intake.
Yesterday, I waxed poetic about Reading Rainbow and what summer reading means in today’s world. I also shared how to make a reading log so you can DIY your own summer reading program. So! Phase 2 of DIYing your summering reading is filling your brand new log up with reading & other personal goals for the summer. If you’re not sure where to start a summer reading list, I’ve got a few recommendations for you. :) Here are my 8 favorite books for any age, and if you haven’t read them, you should add them to your summer reading bucket list!
Find out what people think of Hands Occupied with the help of colorful pie charts.
Opening the door to opening up with some words about my mom.
Do me a solid?
Details about new ways to subscribe to Hands Occupied.
A couple of short, dog-related stories from my holiday trip home.
Snapshots from our trip across the snowy plains from Chicago to Fargo.