The Romance of Pattern Writing


I came across a funny little story recently in the book “No Idle Hands – The social history of American knitting” by Anne L. Macdonald. The story tells of a well known bag maker from New England back in the 18th Century. Matilda Emerson, who had a bit of a thing for her widowed parson.Continue reading “The Romance of Pattern Writing”

The Loneliness of the long-distance Crafter – EPY Week 8


A few years ago I was visiting some friends for the weekend. On the Sunday we went to their church, the guy leading the service spoke about loneliness and commented that some people can go for days without seeing another person. My friends live in a christian community, so being alone is something they don’tContinue reading “The Loneliness of the long-distance Crafter – EPY Week 8”