Author Archives: Kristy Lamb

About Kristy Lamb

I recently finished my PhD in genetics at Yale and am currently a postdoc at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University in NYC. I love science, people, and the fiber arts. We'll call it my muse. I taught myself to knit over Christmas break in 2002, when I was home from my sophomore year in college and was terribly bored. Despite starting with three big mistakes (very long aluminum needles, a very bad Coats & Clark how to knit book, and Lion Brand Homespun), I kept at knitting, even after that first 1/2 hour trying to tie a slipknot. Science...seems to be much the same process as the above.

A fresh wind in the sails?

This interview with Holly Berry – complete with beautiful pictures – makes me want to bust out my loom.  Now!

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Fall Sheep Shares Farm Visit

Though the disappointment of missing Rhinebeck (more on that soon) was acute, the fall visit to Springdelle Farm for Foxfire Fibers Sheep Shares Members really lifted my spirits. It was a dreary, drizzly day, but there’s no such thing as … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck disappointment

I was all set to take Portuguese knitting with at Rhinebeck this October, but it turns out, I won’t be able to make it this year. It’s too late for me to get any kind of refund for the sold-out … Continue reading

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Time for a new sweater…

So at the end of October, armed with me and Kara’s Stitches passes from the Rhinebeck Rav party, my friend Sandy and I drove up to Hartford for yet more yarn shopping. It turns out I don’t get tired of … Continue reading

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A very belated Rhinebeck Finale…

So the second day of Rhinebeck was in fact amazing. The big selling points were: 1. No feeling like we had to do everything in just one day, more time to just spend with people. and 2. Leaping Llama Competition. … Continue reading

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As everyone I know (where know is loosely defined as am friends with, go to church with, work within a quarter mile of, pass in the hallway, etc) already knows, the third weekend in October is my favorite weekend of … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck-a-rama forthcoming

IMG_6576 Originally uploaded by dnatheory I’ll post my Rhinebeck summary of awesomeness soon, but my friend Kara took this picture in which I look extraordinarily pleased with my new Golding, and I am. Emily’s just concentrating really hard. She’s a … Continue reading

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Traveling Damson!

Back in May, I started knitting Damson (rav link!). It’s the knitting project I had with me on the trip to New York to see a Martha Stewart taping. I used yarn that Kara and I had hand-dyed back in … Continue reading

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Knit PacMan graffiti – I love East Rock!

After church today, I grabbed lunch at Cafe Romeo before embarking on a Sunday afternoon of errands. As we were eating, I noticed something on a nearby phone pole that caught my eye… It’s a good ways up that pole, … Continue reading

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The Bucolic Plague

When Val and I headed off to see a taping of the Martha Stewart show, one of the first things we noticed in the studio was the area where the staff told us the goats would be. Yes, my ears … Continue reading

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