For the look of Relax in a worsted weight yarn, take a look at Worsted Boxy.

The Shawled Shoulders of Friends

The Shawled Shoulders of Friends

Dear Ann, I think my trip down the New York State Thruway last night probably took longer than your flights from Poughkeepsie to Nashville via Philadelphia. The long, dark drive gave me time to collect my thoughts after what was surely the fastest 24 hours ever. (I stayed awake by listening to this, but much louder. And here’s Why I Love YouTube, Exhibit A. What that song needed was khakis and ties. Rock it!) If seeking employment...

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Cara’s Pictures

Cara’s Pictures

Dear Ann, Here are some selections from the pictures I elbowed Cara into taking at Rhinebeck on Saturday. Me and my travelling companion and publicist. (“She wrote a book. Are you going to buy it?”) (Sorry Ann, she’s not selling your half of the book. Put your own kids to work.) Carrie is wearing Old Whitby in black denim, a gift from Belinda in London. Kay is wearing Unknown Denim Cardi No. 2 (v-neck and shawl-collared,...

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Been to Canaan

Been to Canaan

Dear Ann, First let me relieve your mind. I spent 3 full hours at Rhinebeck on Saturday, amongst the fleeces and tops, the wheels and the show sheep coiffed to look like standard poodles. Yet somehow I came away without having spent my Pfaff Pfund on an Ashford wheel. I have reached an age of deep self-knowledge. That Pfaff is going to be a workhorse, a companion, a ticket to productive endeavor. The Ashford would be…furniture. ...

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