All posts by: Donna Druchunas

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.

‘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 […]


Dyeing up a Storm

How are you doing? I’m so busy getting ready for your next shipments. I suck at keeping secrets so here’s a sneak peek.


Video about Maria Sibylla Merian

This is a lovely lecture with a slide show about Maria Sibylla Merian. I’ll be writing more about a lot of the topics covered here in the booklets you’ll be getting in future club packages.


Dye Time!

Look what just came! Yarn for the next 2 packages. Time to set up the outdoor dye kitchen for spring.


Maria Merrian was a complicated woman

Working on all of the booklets at once, with stories that span her life. Here are topics I’ve thought of so far. Her life is dense and rich like the jungles she visited in South America. Also, I’m playing with colorway ideas for our next two packages!