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|Written by Wanda NL|
Imagine those old days where granny was sitting beside the fireplace with a skein of wool and two needles? You probably expect a lot of dust on that image. Forget the old days. Even students pick up the needles nowadays. Knitting is totally hot again. Wanda presents you one of the foxiest knitters around. Meet Wendy Bernard!
When Web 1.0 was around, or call it the old days of the internet, surfing the superhighway was merely a men's thing. Information on computer problems, cars and girls was slurping most bandwidth. Now that we have entered the era of Web 2.0 woman got their own part of the cake. The weblog turned out to be the best way to express themselves on the net and sewing, knitting and embroidering are some of their favourite topics. Patterns, tips and tricks, shops, tools: every tiny aspect is dealt with in their digital homes.
What to do when you are not the average knitter around? You are a fabulous looking young mother! You make serious knitwork. You have a great sense of humour. Your husband, also known as He Who Wears Versace, likes to make stunning pictures of you. You always dreamt to be a fashion model. Internet brings publishing tools to everyone's doormat. What is it that you do?
Easy! Become the star of your very own knitting magazine. Put yourself on the cover. Show of your best pieces. Dive into your bath tub filled with skeins instead of flowers. Mimic your favourite movie star. Pretend like Mario Testino is running the show. Toss your blond hair around. Shine like a little girl going to the prom.
Well this is exactly what Wendy Bernard has done with her fabulous weblog "Knit and Tonic". She makes beautiful knitted clothes, presents her work as a professional fashion model and serves you the necessary patterns. No wonder this woman has fellow followers all around the world. Even Wanda is lured by all her needlework.
Check her work at:
Knit and Tonic