Author Archives: Andrea

  • Knitting Savant – Version 2.0

    Posted on September 14, 2018 by in Knitting Savant

    Welcome to our new Knitting Savant website! We know. It’s been awhile. We’re glad to be back in the online saddle again. You’ll find all of the same fun features from the original site – patterns, tips, photos, recipes, and observations about knitting, creativity, and life. You’ll find that we’ve turned up the volume on […]

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  • We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

    Posted on July 17, 2017 by in Knitting Savant

    Knitting Savant had a definitive beginning, a “birth” at a visioning retreat my friend, Patsy Terrell, led. She understood the power of dreaming “big” and had fairly insisted that I be part of the group that weekend. It had been a rough year for my coaching and consulting business and I was looking for inspiration […]

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  • Aunt Verna’s Molasses Cookies

    Posted on February 26, 2017 by in Recipes

    I’ve been mentored by good cooks. My mom has the ability to put together an amazing meal at what seems to be a moment’s notice. There’s a place at her table for anyone who happens to be around. Growing up on the farm, we pulled up an extra chair for visiting family members to seed […]

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  • Grown Up Bliss

    Posted on March 27, 2013 by in Recipes

    I love macaroni and cheese, a trait I share with most five year-olds. Even as I’ve aged, and my palate has broadened, it is the reflexive answer I always give when someone asks me to name my favorite food. Love. It. The adult me has come to grips with the fact that mac is a special […]

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  • Sum of the Parts

    Posted on March 21, 2013 by in Creativity

    Many of us make things with our hands because we like seeing pieces and parts start in a specific state and then, through our intentions and manipulations, transform into an object in a completely different state. With fiber and needles and hooks and other stuff we create what springs up in our imaginations. It’s our form of […]

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  • Rosie’s Wine Stew

    Posted on October 15, 2012 by in Recipes

    My husband, Steve, cooks this for me as a special meal. I wanted this to be the first recipe shared on Knitting Savant so he put together this post. – Andrea My mother, Rosemary aka “Rosie” was a phenomenal cook. Growing up, she would prepare suppers that would make me forget McDonald’s existed. Many great memories […]

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