I started this blog two years ago today. I have the pointy sticks in hand, ready to keep it going for years to come.
Two years ago thee was an awful lot going on in the knitblog world. It was the Golden Age of See Eunny Knit. Grumperina was locked in battle with Mountainash. Some of my very favorite of Cara’s photos appeared on January One. Gale of She Shoots Sheep Shots was making miters. Kelp was making (and fixing) beautiful lace. MLE’s blog was one of the first ones I followed, in large part because of our shared name and age, and she started her blog not long before I started mine. Ruth of Knitting on Impulse was going strong, but I did not follow her blog until she moved to Whistler and started taking those amazing photos. Nicole was cataloging sock yarn, but I did not get to know her until she started the Walker Treasury Project.
A lot has changed in the last two years. Some of my favorite blogs two years ago have since gone dormant. Some of my favorite blogs today did not exist in their current form two years ago. There is always change, always new blood, which is what makes this such a fun place to be.
In honor of my second bloggiversary I am holding my first blog contest. Please tell me about your favorite new thing to happen to the knitblog world. It could be a new blog you really love, or a new craze sweeping the knitting web. If you leave a comment I will enter your name into a drawing and one week from tonight I will randomly pick a name. The winner will receive this exceedingly festive Karabella Gossamer.
I will also offer to knit you a Foliage in your choice of color, if you’re interested.
To all who read this: thank you for making the land of knit blogs an awesome place to hang out for the last two years.