Yarnologie – Connection in a Time of Uncertainty

Connection in a Time of Uncertainty: Guest author Erika Zambello (me!) takes us through history to show how sock knitting has always been important during times of crisis. Click here to order your copy of the magazine to see the entire article!

Press – NY TIMES/Knitters Chronicle Climate Change One Stitch at a Time

“Temperature scarves, as they are commonly called, have more than fashion appeal. Laura Guertin, a professor of earth science at Penn State Brandywine in Media, Pa., uses hers as a teaching aid in the classroom. Last year, Erika Zambello, who works for Audubon Florida, a conservation group, began organizing volunteers to record temperature changes at U.S. National…

Guest Post for Knit One Crochet Too: Baby Alpaca Socks

I set the skeins of baby alpaca on my kitchen table, one in light blue, one in cream. The strands felt soft to the touch, perfect for the long socks I had planned. The cuff would be yellow, as would the toes, a perfect lining between the skin and tall, knee-high boots. Only, in Northwest Florida I wouldn’t…