About Donna Druchunas
An entrepreneur for over 15yrs, I've dabbled in all kinds of businesses. From self publishing, knit design, website sales, teaching, mentoring, and more. I love to see other people succeed in whatever their endeavor may be. I'll be able to give you a jumpstart to start your business, start a hobby, website, and make you a success in the craft industry. This is my business and it supports me, my husband, three cats, living in a large farmhouse in Vermont USA.

Embroidery in the 1700s

This wedding dress was made in 1766 and it survives with its stomacher and trimmings intact. We are lucky that in this case we know something of the making and the ownership of this beautiful garment. The silk is from Nørre Vosborg. The dress was made for the then 24 year old Mette Bagges Kjær […]

Tutorials for Bindweed Cowl Techniques – Video

There’s nothing very tricky about the Bindweed Cowl, but it does use a combination of techniques that I put together to create special effects. Provisional Cast On I used a provisional cast on for this so we can add a border to the bottom later. Here’s my favorite provisional cast-on technique:   Cables OOPS, I […]

‘Lost’ Book Rediscovered

‘Lost’ book of exquisite scientific drawings rediscovered after 190 years. Decades of searching uncovered the brilliantly illustrated plants and detailed notes made by a U.S. woman living in Cuba in the 1800s. An article about the work of Anne Wollstonecraft, who created volumes of detailed botany illustrations in 19th-century Cuba. Rediscovered after almost 200 years, […]

Natural History of Knitting Package 2

Are you ready? The Natural History of Knitting Yarn Adventure boxes should be hitting your mailboxes next week! We’ve been packing the boxes and putting all your goodies together and you’re really going to love this one. If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably seen some sneak peeks because I have a hard […]