About WellReadPanda

I am a yarncrafter who is passionate about red pandas, books, and the environment. I donate half of the profits from any commissions to charities like Oxfam, Red Panda Network, and the like.

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I am a yarncrafter who is passionate about red pandas, books, and the environment. I donate half of the profits from any commissions to charities like Oxfam, Red Panda Network, and the like.

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Make your own sea gooseberry!

The sea gooseberry is a type of ctenophore, which means “comb jelly.” They’re an ocean invertebrate that typically eat other tiny ocean creatures. Here’s what we’ll be making, along with the image that inspired it.  (original photo from Comb Jellies Wikispaces) Skill level: Beginner Materials needed: Blue yarn Pink yarn Novelty white/fluffy yarn Small crochet …

Make your own cute little ocean bacterium!

Let’s make a prochlorococcus bacterium! I didn’t know anything about this bacterium, but according to Wikipedia, it is a photosynthetic picoplankton (cute!) which is “among the major primary producers in the ocean, responsible for a large percentage of the photosynthetic production of oxygen” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prochlorococcus). Without these little buddies, life as we know it would be very different! Here’s …

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If you’d like to contact me for a commissioned yarn piece, please email me at kathleen.quitmeyer@gmail.com.

When suggesting commissions, please remember that crochet and knitting take a HUGE amount of time and effort, and that half of my proceeds go to charity. I ask for a down payment of 50% with the remainder paid upon completion of the project. Thanks! If you would like a project to be made with ethically sourced yarn, please let me know.