Available now, SereKNITy: Peaceful Projects to Soothe and Inspire gives readers the perfect outlet with a collection of more than twenty-five knitting and crocheting patterns united by one all-compassing idea: finding peace.
Welcome! I’m a knitter, crocheter, writer, editor at kn literary, mother, cook, spinner and peace-seeker. If you know me from What To Knit When You’re Expecting, you’ll know that in my search for peace I’ve tried…wine. And hiking.
You know that scene in Speed, where Sandra Bullock smells gasoline on Keanu Reeves, so now of course the speeding bomb bus is leaking gas because they didn’t have enough problems, and she says, “What, you felt like you needed another challenge or something?”
That’s me.Read More
There is a hike not far from our house. It is only a mile or so long, but it is dotted with hundreds of fairy houses.
Heaven is a place, and it is in New Jersey. There’s a sentence no one expected to see ever.Read More
I started this cowl six months ago, paused to write a book on crochet, picked it up again, discovered that it had turned into a tangled disaster, spent hours detangling it, worked halfway through it, decided I didn’t like the edging (the stitches should have been slipped, not knit) ripped it allllll the way back, kept going, and finally finished it.
It’s a delightful, thick, squishy infinity cowl, worked in fisherman’s rib. I like it. It was totally worth it. I’ll offer it as a free pattern as soon as I take some decent pictures of it, so stay tuned!
But in the meantime, a question for the ages: what is the difference between fisherman’s rib and brioche?Read More