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Fidgety Knitter 2.0

 

As any good designer would, I’ve been wanting to redesign this blog for a while now. Finally I found a mostly WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor that I really like called Oshine. So I spent the weekend and finally took a shot at making the site what I want it to be.

New neighborhood, same stash

MovingBoxes

OK, guys, I’m moving. Sort of. But hopefully you won’t notice. You see, I’ve decided that since I call the blog Fidgety Knitter the URL should match so as of today, you can find my posts at www.FidgetyKnitter.com.

That does mean a few things for you:

  • If you subscribe to my blog, I”m hoping the subscriptions will seamlessly transfer over to the new site. We’ll find out in two weeks when I separate the two sites. I will do everything in my power to keep any disruptions minimal and I appreciate your patience as I make the switch.
  • If you follow me on WordPress or any other blog reader, please change your subscription to www.FidgetyKnitter.com.
  • When I separate the sites, there may be some broken links. I am going to try to make sure everything is working properly, but It’s always possible I will miss something. If so, let me know what I missed. You can use the contact form or drop me a note via Twitter.

Unfortunately, links currently roaming around the wilds of the internet will remain broken. I can’t fix those, but I will create an error page directing visitors to Fidgety Knitter (and a link to everyone’s favorite post, “The descent into knitting”)

I will still own www.JenniLathrop.com. I will be converting it into a professional portfolio site (I’m a graphic designer). That will be a slower switch up for me as I don’t even have a digital version of my portfolio to start from, so it will be designed from scratch (with a piece of software I’m excited to learn how to use). Feel free to stop by and check in when I finally have the portfolio site up and running.

Thank you for reading Fidgety Knitter. It means a lot to me to share my hobby with you all!

Housekeeping: Commenting

It has been brought to my attention that commenting may not have been working on my blog. If you commented but the comment hasn’t appeared, I did not block you or delete your comment. The comment had not made it through and I apologize.

I have changed the process for commenting. If you find yourself with any problems commenting, please drop me a comment through my form and I’ll check into it!

And thank you for being a reader!

Welcome to fidgety knitter

Close up of knitting

Sometimes, you just need a fresh start. I have had this blog for several years. It was a book review blog to begin with. I love to read and it seemed a great way to keep track of my reading. But it’s a lot of work to blog about books and it wasn’t very fun. Then I tried a “I’ll write about anything I want” blog. But that was a disaster. Without a topic of something I truly loved as the foundation, it seemed disjointed. I couldn’t figure out what to write and who I wanted to read this. It wasn’t fun

So I scrapped everything and spent a lot of time thinking. And knitting. I’m always knitting. When I’m not working or reading, I’m knitting. I can knit while I talk, while I listen, while I watch TV. I usually have a project on or near me. I always have my little bag of notions nearby like a safety blanket.