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You are fab!

You are fab!

The stars have entire armies of people dedicated to telling them how fabulous they are every day of their lives. You have a mirror. Get in front of it and be your own publicist, darling. This fabulous quote from Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez’s giggle read,...
Recovering my 3D knit mojo

Recovering my 3D knit mojo

Once upon a time, there was a mother who would knit anything for her daughter. The toddler loved hats and all kinds of animals. When the mother discovered The Knitted Farmyard by Hannelore Wernhard, she resolutely created its landscape rug and a variety of tiny...
Into the craft abyss: Book making

Into the craft abyss: Book making

Drip, drip, drip… A lifelong avid reader, a doodler and occasional journal writer, my book attraction has broadened over the past few years. Drip… While working at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, I loved the insights and discoveries of Anne Marie Eze, who at the...

On your way to the Master’s…

More than four months into Level 3 of The Knitting Guild of America’s Master Hand Knitting Program, I’ve completed reviews, reports and absorbed the contents of a lot of knitting references (thank goodness for interlibrary loans). To date, 12 of the 19...

To have and to hold…

Ever since I found out that June Hiatt’s The Principles of Knitting was reprinted and available digitally, I began to actually want a a digital book reader. Wouldn’t it be fabulous to tote that tome of knitting knowledge spritely in my knitting bag?  What...