Fighting Racism in Vermont

Instead of a big weekly update, this week I am going to focus on one thing. What happened? Last week there was some Nazi and racist graffiti put up around in various locations in my county in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Here is one example. Another had a big swastika and the words “I.. read more →

Meet Anna Hernandez from Skeins in the Stacks

Donna asked me to write an article on this blog about my yarn business. To write about the struggles of running a small business. read more →

Resistance Update 9/10/2017

How are you holding up? Two hurricanes on top of all the other BS we have to deal with from the Trump administration. But we’re strong and we will not give up. Right? Here’s what happened… We’re getting really close to the smoking gun on Trump and company colluding with Russia to hack our election… read more →

Meet Fatimah Hinds

I’ve been knitting for about 12 years now. I started designing because I have a problem with authority or so my friends and family say. read more →

Resistance Update 8/26/2017

It’s hard to believe how awful our country has become as I sit in my studio and look out the window at beautiful fields and mountains. But Donald Trump and his white-supremacist cohorts are tearing our country apart. We must continue to resist. We are at the point where we must push ourselves to resist.. read more →

In the Shadow

I decided to shadow knit a disappearing 8′ * 3.5′ image of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. Five hundred hours of charting and knitting and around 2,000yds of yarn. read more →

Resistance Update, 8/16/2017

I am not sure where to start. I don’t have a detailed update for you this week, but I hope to dive into those again starting in September. I was in Lithuania for most of July and home again in August, resting, working, visiting with family, resisting, and trying to keep up with the chaos.. read more →

We Knit Too: Diversity in Knitting

Hello! My name is Gaye Glasspie, most folks know me as GG from read more →

Our Sisters’ Keepers

This has nothing to do with knitting. I’m attending a Black Lives Matter event, “My Sister’s Keeper Women’s Conference,” at the end of August and was inspired to help with some fundraising. They’re looking for sponsors and also people to donate for scholarships for women of color to attend. I thought maybe you’d be interested.. read more →

Our Knitting Roots — Now on Knitty!

You all, my Our Knitting Roots column has just appeared on Knitty, along with another pair of toe-up socks from the Middle East! Check it out. It may be difficult to look at a sock or mitten that you’ve made with your own hands and feel a connection to a group of people who seem.. read more →