A San Jose grandmother who’s a big San Francisco Giants fan has suddenly developed her own fan base not just because of her passion for the team, but also her whimsical approach to having cancer.
A wildlife conservation group in Marin County that cares for hundreds of orphaned baby birds has enlisted an army of knitters to make nests for the rehabilitating chicks.
Anybody can take a knitting class and learn the craft. Stay cozy and warm this winter with all kinds of soft, colorful wares including fingerless gloves, mittens, scarves, sweaters, socks, baby blankets and dog accessories.
There are traditional conventions for medical, technology and business professionals and the there are the “other ones”. Step inside a south bay convention with hundreds of people dressed in furry costumes and a convention dedicated to knitting.
Some crafty Occupy Berkeley members are showing solidarity with their Occupy brethren in cold-weather areas Saturday by holding a “knit-in at the sit-in”.