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July 30, 2018

“Every young person needs a naturalist’s notebook.”

My son took it to heart when the director of his school told him this. We went home that night and searched and discovered what such a notebook looks like. We found a world of wonders. Online, we saw pictures of noteb...

October 17, 2017

Every once in a while, I peruse the 36,917 knitted shawl patterns on Ravelry.com*, and I just have to make a list of the dozens I find that are striking, clever and oh so beautiful, and....let's call it unsung. Not getting the love and attention they deserve.

A while ag...

July 18, 2017

An excerpt from the upcoming conclusion of the So Wild A Dream series

Available late 2017


Iceland, 914 C.E.


Like a little goat, Svana Hildursdottir followed the other girls up the slanted roof. Everything was night-dark except for her hands, bright like fis...

December 11, 2016

There is an ever-expanding sea of knitting designs out in the world, so deep and wide it's bewildering to wade into. Too often I see inventive, gorgeous designs that cry out to be crafted. And yet among the shifting waves and sloshes, they get less attention than they...

December 11, 2016

As a little girl, I had a book of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, illustrated by Errol Le Cain. I wished with all my might to climb inside the pages and become as lovely and beautiful as those sisters. I wanted their gowns, heavy with fruit, and their long, pale hair....

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