Monthly Archives: June 2012

Love + love + love = hate

There are those projects you just know you’re going to love. The pattern picture made you catch your breath when you saw it. The yarn feels like a newborn kitten and knits like butter. And you know when you hand it over to your sister-in-law, she’s going to cry tears of joy and wear it […]

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What I WILL be doing for the challenge-probably-formerly-known-as-the-Ravelympics 2012

This is the post I meant¬†to write 2 days ago. At this point, I’m moving on. I honestly believe we have gotten as much as we’re going to get from the US Olympic Committee. Frankly, I didn’t expect an apology at all, certainly not so quickly, and I think the updated version did actually address […]

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A response to Patrick Sandusky, USOC Spokesman

Update: The USOC has updated their statement with the following: As a follow-up to our previous statement on this subject, we would again like to apologize to the members of the Ravelry community. While we stand by our obligation to protect the marks and terms associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in the United […]

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How many Olympic athletes have you insulted?

Today, I learned that I have insulted the entire US Olympic team. In fact, not only have I done this once, I have done it twice¬†- first in 2008 and again in 2010. I feel it is only right that I publicly admit to my shameful actions and share them here with you. The pictures […]

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