It’s true–sheep in the city! For one day only–Thursday, Sept. 27th–sheep will graze alongside midtown lunchers in Bryant Park, which I like to think of as my library’s backyard. I’m particularly excited about their visit because, after a trip to Ireland this summer that included five days of hiking across green hills and pastures among
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My latest knitting project comes from the pages of The Adventures of Miss Flitt by Beth Hahn. The Adventures, a four-part series, combines a work of fiction alongside knitwear patterns inspired by or tied to the tale and its characters. Hahn admits to taking liberties with the history of nineteenth century New York, where her tale is
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Last week I completed my first colorwork sweater–just in time for a pre-spring warm spell. Here I am, ignoring the sunny day as I revel in the sweater’s finished form while Upstate over the weekend.
(Ravelers, you’ll find more pictures as well as details on the project page.)
The yarn, Alafoss Lopi, is a
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This past Saturday morning, I was grumpy. Both the L and the 7 subway lines were shut down all weekend, making the process of going from my Brooklyn home to my Manhattan workplace just about as inconvenient as possible. I was unhappy about it, even though I was heading to work for a fun reason:
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