As mentioned in a previous post, Linda LaBelle, founder of The Yarn Tree, formerly a Brooklyn shop, now an online-only vendor, really helped shape my earliest knitting experience. And not just in my direct dealings with her as the proprietress of the store and knitting instructor, but in all that she did. She's always been a … Continue reading Naknicromo day 5: Any crafting heroes?
In the summer of 1999 I moved from New York City to Stuttgart, Germany. The opportunity arose from a casual conversation with one of my company's executives about the weather. Learning that the conditions in Germany were stellar over the long Easter weekend, compared with the damp chill in New York City, this colleague commented … Continue reading Naknicromo day 3: How did you learn your craft?