The Erie County Fair is near and dear to my heart as it has a long history with me. From being an equestrian representing Camp Sprucelands from youth (below, Sheba and me) as well asRead more "The Erie County Fair Continues to Call, 2018"
If you are a follower of VKL (Vogue Knitting Live), you may be aware that this event in NYC is historically held in January. After travel debacle of December, I was fully aware January could prove the same. JetBlue, however served its travelers well, weather cooperated, and I found myself at VKL NYC 2018 in […]Read more "Full-on Indulgence including Runway Revisit, 2018"
I want to capture, in writing, some of my thoughts from this last week when I was invited to speak to the Buffalo Knitting Guild’s Membership and be the first of its programming for the 2016/2017 season. The talk was advertised as such: SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 HOW DOES YOUR KNITTING GROW? Presented by Marja Coons-Torn, Holly Olmstead Our Guild President and Vice […]Read more "Buffalo Knitting Guild Presentation, 2016"
From couch to runway… Well, let’s just say I have always been a private knitter. For years I’ve knitted right here in my house, wherever it might be, in the location that was designated by the family as Holly’s knitting spot, and pretty much under the same lamp that has traveled with us from one location to […]Read more "ON the Runway, 2015"
Vogue Knitting has been alive and well in my life for over 30 years. But, NEVER in this way! I haven’t even looked at the sure-to-be-can’t-wait-to-knit projects that await my future because I am bursting from the seams (LITERALLY) and have waited since this summer when that unbelievable email I received from Vogue Knitting came […]Read more "Featured in VK, 2014"
I couldn’t quite wait until June! In honor of the one year birth of this blog, please enjoy: New WordPress format that is clean looking with lots of white space to highlight the knitting! New header photo for a change in appearance. A second page entitled Collection to share and give credence to a knitter’s past. A […]Read more "Interviewed, 2013"