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after a wonderful weekend of teaching in rochester, ny, i am taking a couple of days off with my friends laura to knit, talk shop, and roam the wine trails along the finger lakes of central new york state. and yesterday, on a hill overlooking seneca lake, we took just a little of that time […]

on the edge

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the influence of the internet on knitting and knitters over the last decade is almost incalculable. before it, knitters who could afford to travel and study found ways to explore our craft in the outer regions and to meet other fiber artists worldwide. some of us would develop pen pal exchanges with a knitter or […]

what’s in vogue . . .

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rizzoli publishes some of the most beautiful books in print today; when i lived in new york, i often found myself tempted into their shop on my way to or from work appointments. though i never had enough spare cash to indulge myself in a glossy new book on west 57th street, i often had […]


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it’s such a pleasure that our briar rose sea pearl for the new version. the idea was an immediate hit with readers; my friend sea pearl, a soft and silky merino/tencel blend in the mysterious gray-lavender that chris calls simply moving mud; once i knew what size i wanted, click here to visit the product […]