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What's a Pirate's Favorite Race? Ragnaaaar!

What has 12 arms, 12 legs, and 12 eyes? A dozen pirates. Or, one van full of Ragnar Runners! A Ragnar Relay is one of those things that you tell your mom you’re going to do and she either responds with “You’re crazy” or tries to join in. In my case, it was the latter, but there are a lot of people out there who think doing a 200 mile relay over 36 hours with...

Simple Energy

As the Lead Designer at Simple Energy, I’ve had a chance to design some really awesome things, for a great company. I’ve been there from what feels like the beginning, starting with the company when it was only 12 people strong. I’ve watched it grow into a large company of 50+ in less than two years, bringing in some great talent and ideas. Design isn’t all I do at Simple Energy. I am on the...

Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It is a non-profit that empowers women to learn software development. During the 3 years I’ve been with GDI I’ve had some time to design assets for the whole organization, of over 198 women leaders, to use. Business Cards These are customized down to the chapter level. Holiday Cards As a thank you to our sponsors and volunteers, chapters send out hand written Holiday Cards every year. Invitation Chapters have launch parties and...

Get Involved With Girl Develop It in 2015

Girl Develop It is now in over 45 cities across the country. It’s pretty simple to see why; we offer affordable opportunities for women to learn software development. In nearly 5 years, Girl Develop It has grown to nearly 30,000 members across the country and empowers over 1,000 women a month. Why is Girl Develop It so important? Women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but hold just 25% of the jobs in technical...

Pattern: Norwegian Star Hat

This pattern is available for download on Ravelry.com. Materials: Worsted weight (4) yarn. 1 skein of each color. You will not use the entire skein of any color. Size 6 circular needles size 6 double pointed needles Gauge: 4 inches = 20 stitches and 27 rows Size: The hat will fit heads up to 58cm in diameter Using the size 6 needles, loosely cast on (112) stitches. Note: Pattern is worked over 16sts so if...