give me stitches

I have the luxury of being able to write this from the sweatpants-clad comfort of fall break. For two days, students are (theoretically) able to study and prepare for the mid-term onslaught, and professors are (theoretically) able to grade and prepare for the same. I’ve been doing my part, trundling pretty happily through English literature … More give me stitches

in good company

For a good part of the time I was in Casper, I was lucky to have knitting friends, and friends who didn’t knit but who liked to get together with good food and conversation who weren’t bothered by the constant twitch of yarn and needles. Still, I did—and do—most of my yarn-based pursuits in private, … More in good company

Travel Light: A book recommendation & a November impossibility

Several years ago, the inimitable Linda Koons sent me a book: Travel Light by Naomi Mitchison. It’s a short, sharp tale, a Norse fairy tale, rubbing up against allegory in a way that reminds me of The Little Prince, but the unrelenting, marvelous Norseness of Travel Light also means it is nothing at all like … More Travel Light: A book recommendation & a November impossibility