Knitting articles by Donna

History in the Streets

As fall begins – here in Lithuania anyway – I am determined to spend more time writing, less time roaming the streets. I’m sure the weather will cooperate in furthering this plan. And while I am in Lithuania, what better to write about than history? And where better to begin than at the beginning? The beginning of what? Of my attempt to understand.

I have a cool project and an article in the new issue of Sockupied (Spring 2012). Inspired by the inner socks worn by Albanian men in the early twentieth century, these start with and unusual swirl toe. They get a modern twiest with the use of soft merino yarn, patterning on the instep, and the Kitchener […]

Here are two semi-related notes about things I love. I hope it gets you thinking about what you love and that you’ll spend time indulging those passions this summer. I love making things, traveling, learning, and teaching. And for me, these all come together in my love of books. I have a confession to make: […]