Category Archives: hat

Boom hat

As we all know, throwing stuff away is for losers and upcycling is totally rad. 5 years ago, some friends all clubbed in to get me a set of headphones for my birthday. They sounded really great – in fact, … Continue reading

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Treehugger.com article

Just a brief post to share this excellent article from treehugger.com about the health benefits of knitting! Particularly pertinent to me are points 1 and 6. “1. Knitting is used for therapy. It’s a powerful distractant, helping people manage long-term physical … Continue reading

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Hat day

The Japanese word for the 20th day of the month is ‘hatsuka’. It’s tricky to remember because it’s an irregular pronunciation of characters that would logically be read ‘nijuunichi’. I help kids remember it by miming taking off a top … Continue reading

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