Several weeks ago, in the midst of a torrential cold rain, we noticed a spring peeper clinging to one of our French doors with its tiny suction cup toes. We were thrilled to see it– spring peepers are such elusive little amphibians and rarely make such appearances– but we held out little […]
Two years ago, my husband and I spent time in Peru. The timing wasn’t good– just after the terrible flooding that had inundated valleys ( including the Valley of the Incas) destroyed crops and livestock, and ripped out train tracks. Needless to say, sightseeing was more difficult . […]
In my community, there’s a wonderfully subversive knitting group, The Triad Yarn Guild, that donates hand knit hats and scarves to the needy– or even just the chilly. A yarn shop, Gate City Yarns in downtown Greensboro, NC coordinates the effort by collecting donations from local knitters. On Sunday mornings, volunteers spread out […]
Welcome to The Scarf Runner and my reflections on fiber, yarn, knitting, and scarves in particular!
Like those people who linger in bookstores for hours at a time, I cannot pass a yarn shop without turning in to explore its shelves. Wherever I am, I always find myself looking at weaving, fiber art, and […]