Sunday, 9 October 2011

What's in a name?

Today I'm linking up with (fellow Aussie) Dawn's blog As Sweet As Cinnamon. Dawn is having a giveaway and asks the question: What's the reason behind your blog name?

I started this blog because a friend had a blog and it sounded like fun. We had met at the Knitters' Guild and we both had "knitting blogs". Sadly my friend no longer posts on her blog -- she has discovered Twitter! Because I like to knit all year round, not just in winter as my mother (who taught me to knit) does, I called my blog "Too Hot to Knit? Never!" The URL was the result of me thinking it was cool to use numerals in my address.

A couple of years ago I joined a site called, and my user-name there is never2hot2knit. For the sake of consistency, I changed my blog name to "Never Too Hot To Knit".

Last year, my DD and I discovered patchwork and quilting but we didn't take it too seriously until this year when we began classes with Elizabeth Wallace of Aussie Patches in May. I was hooked! And my knitting output decreased dramatically!

A couple of months ago, in acknowledgement that this is no longer a "knitting" blog yet reluctant to start another one, I changed the layout of my blog and the title to reflect who I am now: someone who makes stitches with knitting needles or a sewing machine (and occasionally even a crochet hook)!

Now, I'm off to my sewing machine and perhaps tonight, some knitting in front of the television!

Thanks, Dawn, for that bit of fun!

And since I still have a "small blog", I'm also linking up here at Lily's Quilts:
Small Blog Meet


  1. Fun story! It's always neat to see how people come up with their online names. Going to have to check out your friend's blog!

  2. Hi Lynne, great story, i will go and check out your links, thanks!

  3. If the blog is just a reflection of us, it should grow as we do! A wonderful adventure, isn't it?!

  4. fun story and the subtitle is perfect.

  5. Thanks for sharing your story! I like the URL ;)

  6. Love your story. And your blog name. It certainly is never too hot to stitch where I live.

  7. Thanks for sharing the story behind your name, it's always interesting to find out.


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