Ah! Seems to define disproportional in my mind. Accessibility for disabled people is not political, it is a basic human right. The Ravelry Team has provided a rollback feature under your profile icon in the header. You Might Be Interested In. It’s very loose and drapey and clings in a very comforting way. They even closed the comments section on discussions about this issue in their Facebook group and forums. https://lnk.to/evacassidyRestored footage of Eva Cassidy performing Over The Rainbow. The “little research” comment tells me this person is just trolling. I understand that. (You obviously don’t and that’s absolutely your prerogative.) I think part of the problem was that the people who had problems with the new site didn’t feel taken seriously. She is ashamed and sincerely sorry. I hope Jessica’s post will cause the whole controversy to die down. Thank you for sharing your thoughts around Ravely and the changes. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I think a massive part of it was the amount of time they spent dealing with issues and complaints. Sarah Bradberry July 30, 2020 Websites 2 Comments Sponsored Links Cassidy Forbes from Ravelry is now sending out emails to people saying there is no problem with the new ravelry design, that it does not cause migraines and seizures and that people should “consider the sources” of such information. I hope it doesn’t go on much longer! Wife of Casey, Mom to Eloise and August (small humans) & Bob (Boston Terrier). Also, and I hope this doesn’t seem gossipy, the Rav team has had a great deal of upheaval in the last year, which could have been blinding them to how the community is doing. Second of all, even if they did have a valid monopoly, there is nothing that requires them to accommodate anyone on the site. There are lots of well-written opinions there. I hope it is as wonderful as yours! First they made something that doesn’t work for people. Your email address will not be published. First of all, I am lucky that I am still physically able to use Ravelry. See more ideas about crochet patterns, crochet, ravelry crochet patterns. Wish they weren’t so problematic for me. The 2020 Cassidy Gathering of the Clan, will be held in the Manor House Hotel, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh on Friday July 3 rd _ 5 th incl. That is the EXACT word I was searching for…thank you. By curtailing Cassidy’s exposure to ‘us,’, she protects her and her valuable work regardless of applied labels like ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ Her response halts further hurt on both sides. I can’t imagine you’d want anyone to tolerate white supremacy as a belief, for instance. Designers and yarnies depend on Rav and its community to sell their products. Those who really hate any change and took the changes as an opportunity to join in the chorus of naysayers. I have never relied on Ravelry for my crochet patterns. This would have been devastating to have to lose this valuable tool. Keep working with them in a civil way and hopefully, you’ll get a Ravelry that you can use. It’s been home and a connection to the knitting community I no longer have in person. Give them some time and you’ll have a ravelry you love to use. by krystal28 in Inne kategorie. For what? It mainly focused on ways that people can give feedback privately. I am confident that was not the intent. Update 8/3/2020: Designer KatieBea posted on Instagram that she received an email from Cassidy, one of the founders of Ravelry, saying “we have found zero evidence that there is anything about the new design that causes migraines or seizures.” In her post she writes “ For well over a month, we have begged you to do something. Most web designers would have changed their design straight away after receiving these complaints. All it does is encourage these bubble wrapped fools. QueerJoe is a long-time blogger on knitting and LGBTQ issues. Ravelry is the single greatest thing to happen to yarnies since the invention of the spinning wheel … It is just that awesome." And I don’t blame the people who had strong reactions…this social media swarm mentality of attacking a person or group en masse can very quickly get out of control. However, if you only use it to list your free patterns, then I would suggest listing them elsewhere until Ravelry makes changes to their new website design. (KNOE) - Senator Bill Cassidy addressed questions about the current status of the presidential election. I don’t want to argue with you, but a point if fact: Jess’s letter is available on the Classic site. Even the ones that disagreed with me. Their stand against supporting Trump was brave and just. It just needed a face lift and a few tweaks not a major overhaul! I too am able to use Ravelry, with the old look, just fine. Project. Report from Louisiana: Cassidy v. Perkins, Senate 2020. Cassidy’s mortgage debt—$1,656,000— is the primary reason his net worth, at least on paper, ranks near the very bottom of the list in the Senate, 98 out of 100. Sen. Bill Cassidy On A Proposed Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Package NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., about a proposed bipartisan coronavirus relief bill. Even Facebook allowed for users to revert back to the classic look when they changed the website recently and Ravelry is a way better entity than Facebook. By: Pat Austin. I’m LGBTQ myself, and whilst, in my country, we aren’t doing too badly when it comes to civil rights, I know of someone who was killed in the last couple of years so I can’t say we’re doing great either. There was only one change I didn’t like. Drawing parallels do you think people should have been “nicer” when fighting for gay rights? It was reported that Tikhonov, already bumped from three previous Soyuz crews, had sustained an eye injury and left the cosmonaut corps for medical reasons later in 2020. You scarf is beautiful! I am so grateful that there is a source of knowledge, exchange and friendship as Ravelry. I am lucky not to have encountered visual or other physical symptoms with the new Ravelry and am very thankful to have such a wonderful resource. It is after all a hobby. Throughout his teenage life, his singing Career his manager Ruth Aarons. I came across this blog somehow…. I am very sorry to say this whole exchange has made me wonder about the accuracy of many of those who claim physical harm. and are bereft at losing such a valuable tool. Is it a monopoly when it’s free? Clarification is needed. You are even allowed to express anger and frustration. I don’t understand what politics has to do with knitting a sweater regardless which side I support. 8 août 2020 - Explorez le tableau « ravelry tricot » de Guigui Laine, auquel 137 utilisateurs de Pinterest sont abonnés. If this whole situation has put you off using Ravelry for your knitting and crochet patterns, you are not alone. SHREVEPORT – One of the races people in Louisiana will be watching this fall will be the Senate race; incumbent Bill Cassidy will be challenged by Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins. Hi Carol! Decided after many days to comment on this issue. Believe it or not I still have stash from TF. It sounds like you’re trying diminish the fight for equal rights all humans should have (such as not being fired, or jailed or the ability to get married), to fighting for gaining healthy access to a knitting site. I am glad for Jessie’s new letter which seems to be reaching out to those with problems. But these difficulties have names. The HAL Computer on the back wall there thinks Cassidy should take a stress pill and think things over. Here are some alternatives to the features which Ravelry offers if you are planning to stop using the site (note that I reserve to right to ignore any resources which do the opposite of promoting inclusivity): As a user. Truly this pandemic has brought out the very worst in so many people (encouraged by those who should be leading us but instead are stirring shit). And crickets; nothing. DJ Cassidy attends 2020 Hollywood For The Global Ocean Gala Honoring HSH Prince Albert II Of Monaco at Palazzo di Amore on February 06, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. The bear in progress is great. Furthermore, they did not address the fact that non-disabled Ravelry users continue to attack those who speak out about accessibility issues. The changes they have make have helped a little but I still can’t use it for very long. They have enriched my life. They can still use and enjoy Ravelry. Some, like yours have only confirmed my opinions. What we have been asking for, since the new look has gone live is for the site to be rolled back to the way it was on June 15th 2020. Even Jess’s comment that she wasn’t aware of some of the reactions from Cassidy seemed weird. The Epilepsy Foundation even issued a warning to users and urged those with photosensitive epilepsy to be cautious when using Ravelry. I thought you just equated the struggle for gay rights with access to a free knitting support site? Check #RavelryAccessibility on twitter. At first, I was ‘old ravelry all the way’ but once I gave the new look a try I got used to it very quickly. I pretty much agree with all you have said. Apart from this, the money he earns through filmography also contributes well to his net worth. You can find patterns for sale and destashed yarn. I found the change of design somehow unprofessional, as in professional software work you announce changes like this in advance and tell about the changes in advance, offering means to communicate on errors or problems. You expressed my thoughts pretty well. I purchased your pattern fabulous pattern. Making it as an infinity scarf just isn’t worth the effort. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Janice Cassidy of Peoria, Illinois, who passed away on December 2, 2020, at the age of 66, leaving to mourn family and friends. Disproportionate! Flame throwers in e-mails and comments won’t be treated very kindly. And comparing this to me fighting for my rights is an argument I can’t see at all. Ravelry is the single greatest thing to happen to yarnies since the invention of the spinning wheel … It is just that awesome.” Ravelry claims to have eight million users. $100,000 - $1M. In Episode 54 our feature interview is with Ravelry founders, Jessica and Casey Forbes. Literally, you refreshed the screen and boom! Cassidy has since deleted her account on Twitter. However, the whole thing was completely mishandled by Ravelry. We have a whole department dedicated to children with vision disabilities. …the new design is much more usable for many of these Ravelers, including a large number of people with disabilities and folks with vision issues. Jess and their kids went through a gigantic change, personally. Focus on getting what you want. They still have the bad site up causing problems. When the store runs out of their cookies? You can read her announcement here.) Keep on keeping on my virtual friend. I‘ll always miss them and you!❤️. They, instead, doubled down, and responded with no empathy at all. I think that it was a bit more than just that. Actually, I don’t think Ravelry is a villain. On June 16th, 2020, Ravelry rolled out a new look to a shocked audience. DJ Cassidy's "Pass the Mic Vol. There is an open letter on Ravelry today apologizing and explaining recent drama, and it sounds like they threw Cassidy right under the bus: Cassidy Net Worth. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I am in love (as in, in looooooove…) with this knitting- and crochet-related jewelry line. Orange hits a snap mare into a crucifix for two before hitting a shotgun dropkick before John hits a scoop slam. (If you know of any, let me know!) Cassidy Forbes from Ravelry is now sending out emails to people saying there is no problem with the new ravelry design, that it does not cause migraines and seizures and that people should “consider the sources” of such information. I agree entirely with your thoughts on Ravelry. NEWS: Eugenia has alerted me to a story update. Joe your scarf is lovely and I am looking forward to seeing the Teddy Bear! I did this in error prior to learning of your politics. Katie Cassidy was born Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. Eventually, it will be a stuffed bear. Let’s continue to go with Ravelry and enjoy + promote the worldwide knitting community! I truly believe that if the forum threads, comments and social media hadn’t been stoked with inflammatory comments from people trying to make it worse, this all would have been worked out without animosity. I do not have huge problems with the new site but I got headaches and sore eyes when I spent even a few hours on the site – I don’t know if it was the contrast or the refresh rate or what – I don’t have problems with computers/screens – I spend all my day on them for work. I have witnessed a lot more love and support vs negative reactions, like this post and some of the comments within. Je jí osobní poznámkový blok, kam si můžeš ukládat návody, které chceš háčkovat, psát si poznámky k projektům, na … John rips the pockets out of the jeans of Orange before kicking him in the chest and tossing him across the ring. I love the ravelry website, the older one. As of 2020, DJ Cassidy’s net worth is. Raport 12 kwietnia 2020 – Kerry Cassidy, Projekt Camelot. On the 30th August, Ravelry issued a statement on their blog (not the new website) which was supposed to address the issues. You can email Ravelry about their new website design and the handling of accessibility issues here email@example.com. I’ve been kind of freaked out by the response to the change and am appreciative of you taking time to examine the situation. (If you know of any, let me know!) I can do this because I had a very generous yarn donation, am retired and do this in my free time. It will take a period of adjustment, but in the future, Cassidy’s role will be focused on technical work. Hi Joe. Several fixes in place to remove harsh lines and cyan background coloring. I’ve been with Rav for nearly 13 years; through a giant amount of the growth from when you had to request access. As you said, it is easy enough to adapt to a minor inconvenience or two. What really gets me is the apology. Dec 3, 2020 - Explore diane stanton's board "Ravelry free patterns" on Pinterest. Co-founder of Ravelry.com. It would say click on or go to a certain place and you couldn’t find it, especially the login box! If you don’t see me from time to time, that is why. See more ideas about knitting patterns, knitting patterns free, knitting. Once diagnosed there are so many assistive devices available to them. Long tails for secure and elegant wrapping are shaped with extra increases. Personally, I don’t find this to be a valid argument. People who support Hair Füror and jumped on the bandwagon of haters. Again, it's entirely possible that the 6-foot-9 captain's days in Boston are over, and it was brought up by NBC's Raul Martinez in an interview with Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy last week. The face is perfect. But once I learned where it was, it was a VERY minor inconvenience to adapt. Yes, it is free and yes, many people have issues with change. Generally the meeting dissolves into a bit of a debate where each party advocates for it’s audience. They also worked to enflame the others with extreme rhetoric. How in heaven’s name can a knitting web physically harm anyone? And yes, I do think disability rights are a civil rights issue. David Bruce Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. So far, I’m liking it very much. I also agree with Elaine that those who have a physical problem have an option. For free. Several users reported issues with the new design such as experiencing seizures, migraines, vertigo, headaches, eye strain and more. I’m currently working on making hats/scarves for the homeless and needy school children. I think there are four types of people who are haters of the new site: The people who had some other grudge about Ravelry and used their critiques of the change as a club to beat Ravelry over the head. Since 2004, QueerJoe has been blogging consistently and providing the on-line knitting community with an affirming and diverse viewpoint on all-things knitting. I am leaving Ravelry <> There is a knitting website called Ravelry who have, knowingly, hosted a very hateful thread about me. What do these people do when their bank changes their logo? DJ Cassidy (born June 27, 1981) is famous for being dj. I have decided to stop working on the circular Interlocking Crochet Scarf project. Thanks for your sane response that helps me see someone else’s perspective. Finally, the notion that politics doesn’t have a place is in the world of knitting is at best naive and simplistic. Because that works so well for minority groups everywhere. In June, Ravelry revealed a new website design. Your pattern is lovely, I purchased it rather than getting it free, your time and energy to publish it deserves credit and payment. Seems to me that that when a company destroys one venue and basically controls what knitters have access to they do bear some responsibility to keep their site comfortable and easy for all to use. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. He was best known for his role as Keith Partridge, the son of Shirley Partridge (played by his stepmother, Shirley Jones), in the 1970s musical-sitcom The Partridge Family.This role catapulted Cassidy to teen idol status as a superstar pop singer of the 1970s. But it’s not a monopoly. Additionally, they did not address the harm they have caused disability advocates by accusing them of lying. This very long blog post did little to address the real issues. Then this. Nothing personal. It would be greatly appreciated if you would Favorite and/or Queue this design. If you have an issue with what I wrote today, you’re welcome to comment with a dissenting point of view. A copy of this email was sent to everyone who had made a complaint about the new design. Les aiguilles étaient désagréables au toucher mais surtout le câble était bien trop rigide. Thanks Lorie…what a beautiful acknowledgement. In June 2020, Ravelry announced a redesign of their new website. Love you!!! After 196 days living and working in Earth’s orbit aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy returned from his third space mission Wednesday, Oct. 21, with cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos. I’m keenly aware of how I would feel if suddenly unable to use Ravelry. The “go back to classic” also doesn’t work. Her father, David Cassidy, was a pop star in the 1970s. It will take a period of adjustment, but in the future, Cassidy’s role will be focused on technical work. Orange Cassidy vs John Silver. I agree with you Joe. But this is “forgivable” (is this a correct word) as the people of Ravelry are openhearted, giving people and we owe them our gratitude and patience as well. That is not ok. So when I see them attacked, rather than calmly criticized, it’s very hard to take and I am with you: go build your own Ravelry. Learning to live with chronic illness and disability, Nordic Christmas Tree Decoration With Free Crochet Pattern. You really hit it on the head. There is a way (I am told, I’m not in the web design industry) that they can revert to the old site – the actual one – while they continue to tweak the new one. I’m looking forward to the day when I meet up with you in person, maybe at the NJ sheep and wool festival or at an event where you’re a vendor. 15 . ANNIVERSARY SALE. A major update like this is like giving birth—months and months of development before it’s ready. If Ravelry had responded more quickly with “We hear you–here’s the option for classic back until we can figure out what’s going on,” much of this could have been avoided. Additionally, they did not state their own sources or who had reviewed their site to ensure that it is safe for everyone to use. You mischaracterize what I wrote. 0 8 3 8 6 0 6 8 9 8. I 100% agree! ... (údaj platný k říjnu 2020) Ravlery nabízí jednu moc zajímavou funkci. While the aesthetics of the site could be debated, the new site triggered hundred of migraines in migraine sufferers, and at least eight confirmed seizures in users. Sickness, job strife, locked up at home, families at risk, home schooling. Introducing Herdwick Mode August 18, 2020 - 2020. Lots of hateful things have been said, no doubt on both sides although I am mostly aware of those nastygrams sent to the Ravelry staff. At points in my career, I would have reacted as she did.  As of March 2020, Ravelry had almost 9 million registered users, and approximately 1 million monthly active users. I bought CraftOptics glasses and they’ve helped so much. In my opinion, Cassidy appears to be coming quite unhinged over the issues with Ravelry’s accessibility. Here are some alternatives to the features which Ravelry offers if you are planning to stop using the site (note that I reserve to right to ignore any resources which do the opposite of promoting inclusivity): As a user. DJ Cassidy attends 2020 Hollywood For The Global Ocean Gala Honoring HSH Prince Albert II Of Monaco at Palazzo di Amore on February 06, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème tricot, ravelry, tricot et crochet. Here is Janice Cassidy’s obituary. Politics infiltrates every aspect of our lives, whether we want it or not. Then the whiz bang Lookit! New Ravelry. September 16, 2020 - 2020. Music event in Abilene, TX by Cassidy Sooter Music on Friday, October 23 2020 They know how to respond well, they did a good job around the Trump problem. Conservatives were banned, no one could mention the name of Trump for he is a racist, homophobic, blah, blah orange man bad. If you’re not a property owner in Baton Rouge, Cassidy’s absurdly low property assessment may seem trivial. Those who have suffered have an easy choice to revert to the old Ravelry until ways are found to address their issues. Janice Cassidy Obituary. Overall, this ‘apology’ did little to support disabled Ravelry users and even claimed that the new design was more accessible. The response from both Ravelry and Ravelry members who liked the new site was basically, “stop whining, you’ll get used to it if you give it a chance, you just don’t like change,” and the really problematic “you’re exaggerating your problems.” Many of the comments here have echoed these thoughts. I am not calling for people to boycott the site. I think I need to make some dolls. Also, the post Jess wrote is only available on the bad site. I do not believe that politics has any place in the world of knitting. For the first three categories, I say fuck off. * NOTE : Ravelry, a private company, maintains it has ‘8 million members, but that statistic is questionable, as there are rarely more than 4,500 users logged on at any given time and lately usage has been much lower; its instagram site has 124K followers (as of 4/2020). She made her 3 million dollar fortune with The Paradise, Little White Lie. The website is FREE! ©2018-2020 The Reluctant Spoonie. Their response was completely oversized for the change and encouraged others to be crazed by it. Home; About; Services; Blog; Contact; Cassidy Ravelry 2021 Conveniently, Cassidy’s Twitter account has been erased, leaving only screenshot as a trail. When Trump announced he was running for reelection last June, she designed a Trump 2020 “Keep America Great” cowl. The actress is married to Stephen Lord, her starsign is Capricorn and she is now 40 years of age. Ravelry: A letter from Jessica, 30th July 2020. This very long blog post did little to address the real issues. Part of my job involves supporting and advocating for children. for the Ravelry team: Cassidy, Mary Heather, Sarah, Livia and Christina. But I am a fan of the web site and the recent Ravelry response to users. At the very least a formal apology needs to be issued, particularly from Cassidy, and a commitment to fixing the issues, both with the site and in how Ravelry handles similar issues in the future. I’ve been following you for years. 100% agree!!!!! “That one blew up,” she … I disagree completely. What is that?…. Where else could I find a comprehensive database of patterns, yarns and forums that also allow me to track and document my projects and library of knitting books and magazines? I remember you from your Tomato Factory days. My eyeballs started hurting as soon as I got onto the site and I had to leave. Not as much as other issues but if we only spoke out on the issues that are life and death I guess there wouldn’t be much conversation would there? In fact, some of the things they responded with were hurtful. Sep 7, 2020 - Crochet patterns found on ravelry.com. I can see why people are swinging between being upset and angry. I have seen some folks on Ravelry who are claiming that the old Rav has changes that also cause them physical harm. New feature: Debut Patterns! It also isn’t the best apology. Thanks Beth. Go build your own fucking Ravelry if you hate the current one so much. I love your blog and even though I wont be on it daily…I will def check it out when ready for new/different patterns and/or projects. However, when you have a monopoly on services within a community and then make a huge change so that a group of people, who are often dismissed, not included and not believed in everyday life, are unable to use that resource, and in some cases are physically harmed when they try to use it and are ignored when they speak out and in some cases verbally abused it kind of sucks to be told “well maybe if you were nicer about it.” Right.
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