navona, revisited.

I knit this Navona Cardigan at least two years ago and when I decided to wear it the other day to work, I realized it was just the second time I’ve sported this finished garment. Knit up using Madelinetosh Merino Lite, I didn’t love the finished product for some reason, but given to its hangerContinue reading “navona, revisited.”

bathroom cross stitch.

I decided to make this cheeky cross stitch for the guest bathroom in my new home. It’s fun and ridiculous, just the way I like it. I never take myself too seriously, and this is a good example. Subversive style cross stitch is so fun and quick, too. This project took one weekend to complete.Continue reading “bathroom cross stitch.”


I’m a homeowner! Sorry for the outburst, I’m just still beyond thrilled and shocked that I’ve actually made a huge goal of mine come true–to buy a place of my own in Boston city limits. It’s been a long time coming, but I couldn’t be more ready to move into my place. I closed atContinue reading “remnants.”

misshapen dinner.

They key to incredible homemade pizza is three things: homemade dough, fresh ingredients, and a pizza stone with the oven cranked up to 500 degrees. This was an easy weeknight meal for me; a white pizza with olive oil, fresh basil, heirloom tomatoes (which I quickly roasted in the oven with olive oil, salt, andContinue reading “misshapen dinner.”

birthday socks.

My guy Sean loves hand knitted socks. He wears them all the time, even in the death of Phoenix’s desert heat. And so, for most of his birthdays and for various surprise gifts, I knit him socks. After thought heels fit him well, and usually he likes to take some risks with sock color. He’sContinue reading “birthday socks.”