A Summer in socks

Rebecca Osborn’s bluestocking summer

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Marina Moskowitz

an inspiring conversation about everyday stuff and big ideas

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sock of the week: no.10

the “everlasting stocking knitters” of Wales

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Mimi and Gloria Onyekwere

contemporary bluestockings, Mimi and Gloria Onyekwere

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Oxford Bluestockings

contemporary bluestockings sharing their knitting, their learning and their feminism

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Natalie Warner

Introducing a talented designer and her fascinating professional journey

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Aoife Mc Lysaght

Introducing wise and generous Aoife Mc Lysaght

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sock of the week no.3

Celebrating the world’s first sock knitting book, and its bluestocking author

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a chat with Nicole Pohl

Nicole tells us more about her work on the women of the Bluestocking circle

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the bluestocking club

all about the Bluestocking club

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two new projects

News about Inkling, and The Bluestocking Club

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black teacher

Celebrating the work of a trailblazing black British woman writer

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make / mend: Collingwood-Norris

Kate talks to Flora Collingwood-Norris about mending, Scottish islands, and how colour makes you feel

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balloons

I’ve a long-held fascination with late eighteenth-century hot air balloons and ballooning. In fact, I’ve even knitted an eighteenth-century balloon (in a square of our International Women’s Day blanket, which references the Montgolfier balloon that appears in the final lines of Anna Laetitia Barbauld’s brilliant poem, Washing Day) In the past few weeks, my historic…

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keeping shop

As part of my research for the introduction to our People Make Glasgow book, I’ve been doing some highly enjoyable work poking about the city’s eighteenth and nineteenth-century post office directories, which provide intriguing lists of Glasgow’s merchants, manufacturing and retail businesses (much like the yellow pages). Looking at these directories across a century or…

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