“A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.” – Phyllis McKinley
“We are really seeing a resurgence in the fiber arts,” said Windy Karpavage as I sat in her lovely studio on remote Taylors Island of the Chesapeake several weekends ago. “I just held a week long knitting and felting class at the Dorchester Art Center in Cambridge (Maryland) and it was very well attended. The girls had so much fun and so did I as their teacher.”
There is truth behind the words of the owner of Kaire je Studio. According to an article in Contentment Health Magazine there has been a revival of knitting and other crafts in the fiber arts industry. There is not a lack of articles to substantiate the facts.
I had gone to her studio to seek help with my knitting project. I used to be beyond a beginner in my skills but since I had taken a 27 year hiatus from one of my past hobbies, reading and following knitting instructions sometimes is a little challenging.