Some of our fabulous rewards for our upcoming Kickstarter campaign will be collaborations with WORK+SHELTER, an amazing organization that provides training, well-paying work, a safe environment, and a number of educational services for women in India. Click the link above to learn more about these women. If you want to hire folks to produce handmade … Continue reading Great Northern Rewards: WORK+SHELTER ethical outsourcing
Twin Peaks is all over the internet. Lots of great sites to visit. Here I’ve listed my top four faves. Think a list of top 4 is weird? Well, I’m embracing the weird here.#1 Buzzfeed: Which Twin Peaks character are you? Oh, who doesn’t love a Buzzfeed quiz? It’s all in good (very dark) fun. … Continue reading Some Great Twin Peaks (non knitting) Links
More crazy prizes for our Kickstarter, which will launch in early September. Coming soon: all the deets on these amazing, pristine yarn bundles! The tags are like something out of Labyrinth I have no idea what this is. It’s giant and it will be yours for $5 plus shipping This stuff is gorgeous Continue reading Coming Soon: Vintage Yarn Rewards
Oh, the Log Lady. I wasn’t surprised in the least when, upon comparing notes, Leah and I both found design inspiration in this oddball character. The Log Lady often wears large, cozy, traditional colourwork sweaters akin to the much beloved Cowichan. That sweater style is perfect for this character and for the show in general. … Continue reading Log Lady Sweater Design Sneak Peek
Want to keep up to date on all things Great Northern? Sign up for the newsletter here. Twin Peaks is full of both the very scary and the very funny. Here are my top three favourite scary and funny scenes from the show. Scary Scene 1: The one where Bob comes right at the camera. … Continue reading Scariest and Funniest Scenes in Twin Peaks
Are you a member of our Great Northern Ravelry group yet? Stop on by to discuss your favorite characters (I’m having trouble narrowing it down, as you will see), and check out what else is new. Maybe don’t drink the coffee, yet. Continue reading Great Northern has a Ravelry group!
One of our fabulous rewards for our Kickstarter campaign will be a Bamboo Special Interchangeable Needle set from Knitter’s Pride! How awesome is that?? These needles are serious business– smooth bamboo, nice points, gold-plated (!) connectors… so lovely to work with. I immediately cast on a little swatch to test them out and I want … Continue reading More rewards: Bamboo Needle set!