Final or transitional blog post for this series as we pivot to Going Forth to Craft a Better World. Message is written/blog version only with just a video compilation of my welcome.
Stay Home and Frog!
In this week’s episode of Crafting a Better World, Elizabeth explores the crafting techniques of frogging and lifelines, how they can apply to life, and what to do when nothing is salvageable.
Stay Home and TINK!
This week’s episode of Crafting a Better World is “Stay Home and TINK!” How do we apply the concept of tinking, undoing our stitches, one by one, to relationships and community? How do we own our mistakes? How do we close enough to our work, our relationships, our community to see where damage is being done so that we can begin to do meaningful repair?
Stay Home and Chain!
Episode 8 in the Crafting a Better World series. Elizabeth reflects on learning to crochet a chain as a child and explores some different meanings to be found in the stitches.
Stay Home and Purl!
Seventh episode in the Crafting a Better World series. Elizabeth explores the importance of learning the opposite of what we first learned and how that speaks to things far beyond the craft of knitting.
Stay Home and K2tog!
Sixth episode in the Crafting a Better World series. Explores the idea of knitting two stitches together, increasing, and decreasing in relation to finding and forming mutual interest.
Stay Home and Knit!
Fifth episode in the Crafting a Better World series. Explores the benefits of learning a new skill and trusting ourselves to do so.
Stay Home and Tool Up!
Fourth episode in Crafting a Better World series. Exploring tools: knowing them, using them, being creative when we don’t have them…
Stay Home and Look at Patterns
Explores “patterns” as the stories we tell ourselves that impact how we craft/engage with the world (for good or bad).
Stay Home and Cast On!
Third episode in “Crafting a Better World” series. Using the metaphor of different “cast ons” in knitting to explore ways that we begin and learn and engage in crafting a better world.