|Knitting Maine, photo by Carrie Bostick Hoge|
A Call to Arms! Knitters Unite!Consider spending some time reading about this Kickstarter campaign. Then show your support by pledging your dollars. There is swag attached to many of the pledges, go check it out!
Knitting Maine, is a collection of five patterns, four sweaters and one shawl, knit with Maine fibers and designed by Kristen TenDyke. Some of the yarns used include Swan's Island Natural Merino Worsted, Quince and Co. Puffin, Romney Ridge Farm Worsted, Good Karma Farm Wool/Alpaca and A Wrinkle in Thyme farm Wool. Visit Kristen's blog link to watch a short video with images of the designs and the animals and farms where the yarns were sourced.
In order to obtain funding to have this booklet printed, Kristen created a Kickstarter page and she hopes to raise $5000. The deadline for contributions is October 1, 2013 at 5:10PM EST. Consider sending support in any amount, large or small. At the time of this blog post there is still $1,800 to be raised. Will you pledge? Please do!
|Rousabout Photo by Carrie Bostick Hoge|
|Allagash Photo by Carrie Bostick Hoge|
|Sumner, front panel detail. Photo by Carrie Bostick Hoge|
|Northport Photo by Carrie Bostick Hoge|
The photos and links were used with permission of Kristen TenDyke. Photo credits to Carrie Bostick Hoge.