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A little (forced) minimalism.

October 20, 2021

  Recently, my husband and I woke up to the sound of dripping water—not in our bathroom, but in the bedroom. Water was dripping from the ceiling there, and when I went into another room to get towels from the linen closet, water was streaming from the light fixture. And seeping under the stairs, from […]

What to do with those old jeans.

October 13, 2021

A few weeks ago, my husband Nathan and I were given a great opportunity to declutter: our apartment sprang several new, gushing leaks. (Thankfully, my yarn stash bag, holding all my favorite tools for MedKNITation, was safe!) We’d already been through the forced decluttering of SuperStorm Sandy, when our basement was flooded with eight feet […]

Can you hear me now?

October 6, 2021

Last week, a whistleblower revealed documents showing that Facebook hid the results of studies they’d done on the effects of Instagram, which Facebook owns, on teenagers. Among the findings were that looking at Instagram increased thoughts of suicide among teenage girls. This week, Facebook, Instagram, and What’s App (also owned by Facebook) went down for […]

Event: Ami-GHOUL-rumi at Vogue Knitting Live!

September 30, 2021

Friends: On Thursday, October 7 at 11 am ET, I’ll be at Vogue Knitting Live talking with Anna from MochiMochiLand and special guests for a spook-tacular amigurumi Halloween Parade and pattern giveaway! If you’re new to amigurumi, they’re wonderful crocheted and knitted creations like the ones here. Learn more about them, or just let your […]

Event: Project Knitwell Anniversary #medKNITation!

September 28, 2021

Friends: I’m honored to be the guest interview at Project Knitwell’s 10th Anniversary and Auction celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 7-8 pm. You can bid on fabulous knitted items and join a special anniversary event, where I’ll be leading a MedKNITation® and talking about how fiber arts can reduce stress in our lives. Project Knitwell is […]