Slow and Steady + Rewards
Today I was humbled by my largest donation to date that brought the yurt to 70% completion on Kickstarter — so we’re getting there! 18 days to go. It’s interesting... Read more
Inside Outside Yurt USA
I’ve been looking at various ways of being able to light the inside and outside of the yurt when it’s complete (yes, I know I’m getting a little ahead of... Read more
As it’s Thanksgiving my whole family’s in town and we went to MoMA yesterday to check out the Tim Burton exhibit as well as the Bauhaus one — per usual... Read more
Yurt's Are Easier!
Yesterday over at Funtasticus they posted a slew of knitted bodysuits…seriously. It inspired me to post because I think of the yurt as a woolly alternative to literally knitting or... Read more
Today there was some exciting action in the Yurt Alert's land -- we were written up by Urlesque here: http://www.urlesque.com/2009/11/17/crochet-house-project-yurt-alert/
AND I did an interview with a pop... Read more
My guest blog post on the Yurt Alert over at Crochet Today went up!
Awesome job everyone — we were just pushed over the 40% mark for yurt fundraising at Kickstarter! I’m so humbled by everyone’s generosity and the outpouring of support by total... Read more
Sheep: Shear Joy
Today I’ve been getting a lot of yurt love, largely driven from a great write up on the project over at The Daily Green! As a way of keeping my... Read more
The Daily Green
Check out the awesome post from The Daily Green on the Yurt Project today!
As many of you are aware, this past Saturday was the International Day of Climate Action organized by the group 350.org. I’ve been familiar with the group for a little... Read more
The Yurt Alert is on Grist.org RIGHT NOW! Which is awesome -- it's under "Things That Are Funny" and I will definitely send them one once this one works! :)... Read more
Sheep Around the World!
And yurts too I should say! I feel like there’s a song in there somewhere…anyways, since the launch of this project I’ve been getting sent photos from friends and strangers... Read more
Make new friends...
...but keep the old! That was the favorite saying at my elementary school in Back Bay, The Learning Project. From there I went to BB&N and both schools have been... Read more
I’ve been getting some requests, especially while at Crafts in Chelsea yesterday for Yurt-related collateral. Sticker, bags, the usual! So I went on Zazzle this morning and have made a... Read more
We Broke $1,000!!!
I'm so humbled that in just over 10 days we've raised over $1,000!!! I can't believe the generosity of not only strangers but also people who I've know my whole... Read more
The Wool Beginnings
I know you all have been greatly anticipating pictures of the first 200 pounds of wool and they’re finally here! The money I’m raising through Kickstarter currently is to pay... Read more
This Weekend in Wool
As promised here are some pics from this weekends wool extravaganza! All are from the NH Wool Arts Tour where we stopped at many different farms including alpaca farms.
Even... Read more
Visualize a Yurt
I'm hearing some feedback that people can't visualize what the yurt will look like when it's finally complete -- totally understandable. When I went to my friends new wool importing... Read more
Yurt of Dreams...
If we build it people will definitely show up...
That was what we learned this weekend at the NH Wool Arts Tour: http://www.woolartstournh.com/
We went to five of the six... Read more
Molly Made Post
The yurt love makes me so happy I don't even know what to do! Molly and I were introduced yesterday through my best friend from study abroad. She blogged about... Read more
Green the Lean
They say, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” — but what about gentle mocking, does that count? I think so! And thanks to my friend Anthony I can now... Read more
The yurt has been getting a little bit of online love these days and we love you right back for it! Check out the links below and feel free to... Read more
Go Team Yurt!
It's just after 5:00 pm on Day 1 of Yurt Alert fundraising and we're almost 10% of the way there -- you guys are all AMAZING!! I can't wait to... Read more