Posted on 19 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events

so happy to wake up this morning in a nation that now ensures marriage equality for all. so when erica got to the office this morning and opened the shop, we had some fun creating rainbows to participate in a yarn world day of celebration. we found rainbows in all shades, just like the people we rub shoulders with daily. […]

mixed greens

Posted on 6 CommentsPosted in book reviews/events, designing, food and garden, projects, spinning and fiber

our area was literally engulfed in rain during the time i was in new york and for several days after my return. it was so dark and dreary in fact, that i caught myself dozing off at my desk at the most unlikely times (like 9:15 am after waking up at 7!). it wasn’t all bad […]

summer peas make me feel fine

Posted on 12 CommentsPosted in designing, lace/shawls, patterns, projects

hello summer! with all of its plenty, the season of warm sun and fresh abundance is here. let’s parade it in with another pattern released from the 2014 BNK club—this time, two light-as-air shawl or scarf designs from the chapter celebrating luxurious cashmere. pea trellis is a pretty crescent in three sizes that is knit from the […]

rollin’ on the river

Posted on 10 CommentsPosted in Bare Naked Wools, book reviews/events, designing, food and garden, projects

during my last few days in new york, i began to panic because i thought i wasn’t being productive enough. though i really didn’t fill my schedule with outings and distractions other than running each day, i had spent most of the week on two designs only (granted, one was fairly complex; i couldn’t even […]