The news today is bad: 2016 was the hottest year on record. For the third year in a row, Earth's temperature has soared past previous records.
Now I'm even more alarmed that on Friday a climate change denier who calls it "a hoax" will be sworn in as president. And Scott Pruitt, the president-elect's nominee to head the EPA? He's spent his career suing that very organization and challenging federal regulations that protect our environment. Things are not looking good (in so many ways!).
Please join me in supporting the Sierra Club, the nation's oldest and most influential environmental organization, in their efforts to oppose Pruitt. I will donate 20 percent of Ravelry sales of my Golden Valley shawl through this Friday—Inauguration Day—to the Sierra Club. Every little bit counts!
As an added incentive: I'm working on a fingering weight version of Golden Valley in Anzula Squishy. So if you prefer shawls in fingering weight yarns, you'll get your wish! If you purchase the pattern now, you'll automatically get an update later. An updated PDF with yardage, dimensions, and gauge for both sport weight and fingering weight yarn will be delivered to your Ravelry library when it's ready.