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Peanut the Lamb: A picture book for all ages.

Who can resist a sweet little lamb? While having sheep around the house may not be feasible (or even desirable, except for a quick encounter at the petting zoo), let me introduce another option to enjoy sheep from the comfort of your own home. Meet Peanut: This is a...

Stitching Palestine, the movie and the embroidery

Last night, I was lucky enough to see Stitching Palestine at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. ¬† While the film and its stories held me in its web, I kept thinking, “Where’s the embroidery? I want to see and learn more about the embroidery!” Well,...

Creating Sequences in Life and Knits

[Knit 2, purl 1] to last three stitches… so goes a current sequence on a new Thorn by Bristol Ivy, which I started while sailing last week. Having knit this in 2014, I know that attention is needed with each new section of this easy yet detail specific scarf....

September Salute

September, where did you go? Summer left and I miss it so. Bare skin, sunshine, warm sailing days slip into sweaters and shawlettes to combat the grey. The first grey weekend in eons gives me the opportunity to nest in my new studio space, plow ahead on indoor...

Iris Apfel documentary

Really, I just wanted 20 minutes of light television to keep me company while I knit before heading to bed. Instead, I found the Iris Apfel documentary It reminded me of the joy and inspiration when I saw the exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum a while back. Enjoy...