When I turned 30, a friend gave me a delightful book called Stitch ‘n Bitch. We lived in NYC back then, and everywhere around me, on the train, on the bus, women and men were knitting. So I got some yarn, a set of needles, and taught myself to knit. My interest has waxed and waned, but knitting colorful hats and raccoon hoodies with chunky yarn goes fast and yields an awesome garment pretty quick! Take a look at my boys and some of my creative projects.
I come from a family of “makers”– not necessarily artists, but cooks, quilters & sewers, crocheters, painter and crafters. Just about everyone makes something. I’ve dabbled in many kinds of crafts from felt finger puppets to my own jewelry. Just about anything creative gets my juices flowing. Even more than that, I find it focuses me, helps me think, and gives me great joy. In a sense, for me, crafting is a spiritual practice!
Below are some pictures of my boys, and here’s a link to more fun stuff and photos.