Mom asked me to knit a fingering weight cardigan called Myrtle for her. Of course, I said yes. One syllable led to a knitting adventure.
When objects hold memories and become something new. A Season Well Spent, 2021. Wool, leather, polyester.
When there’s a fundraiser for the local Council on Aging, who knows what you’ll find. There were so many hand made items, looking for new homes.
At the virtual “Modemorial,” dozens of people shared their memories about the wonderful Annie Modesitt.
2020 is the centennial of women’s suffrage. Initiatives and research fed my desire to create fiber art that commemorates the time and effort to
Fortunately, we do have art. In the daze of social distancing, art is found out the window; rainy greyscale views, brilliant blue skies or a full moon shimmering out my window. I count my blessings..
If you popped by my place during the Melrose Open Studio Tour, perhaps you noticed that it was not a sparse space. A large design surface held tidbits of several projects in hibernation. Fabric sprung from the wire drawers…
“Joined by Stitch” unites again for their third spring exhibit – this time at the Loading Dock Gallery in Lowell, MA during March 2020.
Alanna's Knitting Year in Review January 2019: Open the closet door, gaze at my yarn stash and the knitting priority was obvious: Finish those WIPs (works in progress)! Thus began a humbling yet joyous year. Scarf OrnamentMy riff on HanabiraCrochet chain...
Perhaps it's habit. Perhaps someone drilled the golden ratio into my psyche. Until Instagram forced me to frame everything in a square, rectangles and circles were my thing. However, little square works are a popular choice for fundraisers, so last year I challenged...