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What Inspires: Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea

If someone was to ask me today who my favorite American painters is, I might pause because it is a tough question, but ultimately, I know I would say Andrew Wyeth. Son of the infamous illustrator, N.C. Wyeth, Andrew was raised in a family that encouraged imagination and creativity. He painted for the majority of his… Continue reading What Inspires: Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea

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What Inspires: A Little Bit of Hocus Pocus

Fall is such a magical time of year in New England. The trees fill with color, the streets fill with leaves, the weather has a bit of chill and Halloween creeps up on us. I was always told that Halloween is the one day of the year that spirits of the past walked among us. Easily… Continue reading What Inspires: A Little Bit of Hocus Pocus

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Robyn Chachula

Robyn Chachula claims that her transition from structural engineer to crochet designer was relatively smooth. She simply changed her medium from concrete to yarn! Instead of renovating buildings, she has used her talents to produced hundreds of beautiful patterns, each a unique blend of fashion, architecture and classic silhouettes. In addition to being one of… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: Robyn Chachula

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KnitBits Preview: How-To (and why to) Visit Berroco’s Video Library

As you may have read in a previous post, I’ve been trying to brush up on my knitting techniques. I love when I can use a video to learn new stitches because I can start and stop it as I need. Of course, I usually have to replay it when I come across the same… Continue reading KnitBits Preview: How-To (and why to) Visit Berroco’s Video Library

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Staycation, all I ever wanted…

This week's KnitBits, due out on Friday, is the second in a series of themed entries called the Recession Collection. Last week's issue was a collection of 50 projects you can knit for under 50 dollars--a LOT less than 50 dollars in most cases.   Not a subscriber? KnitBits is a weekly newsletter that brings… Continue reading Staycation, all I ever wanted…