Welcome …

Our logoto Gage Hill Crafts, our family-run site about sharing the crafts we enjoy, including knitting, spinning, dyeing, brewing, and cooking. We also include entries from our travel journal.

A little bit about your hosts …

Rick Scully

Rick getting a much-needed shearing!

Rick is the craft brewer of the group, and chief shepherd of the fiber flock. He is also an accomplished photographer, and the primary author of the travel journal.

In addition to his duties around the farm, Rick is the founding president of the Homebrew Outreach & Preservation Society (H.O.P.S.) homebrew club, and a founding board member for WFVR-LP (aka Royalton Community Radio), and long-serving Technical Director of the station. Rick is the owner of a Vermont-based web development company that aims to “demystify the Internet” for small businesses and farmers. Learn more about Rick on his vanity site, and follow him on Twitter, @rickscully.

Sarah Scully

Sarah at the Tunbridge World's Fair

Sarah is an avid knitter and amateur knitwear designer. She helps with the sheep, organizes the garden, and likes to dye yarn with natural materials.

Sarah also enjoys cooking, creating new recipes, growing vegetables, and acting as official homebrew taster.

Sarah also runs the first natural tannery for sheep and goat skins in the US, Vermont Natural Sheepskins.

Nancy Grace Hart

Nancy Grace Hart at the Tunbridge World's Fair

Nancy Grace is an accomplished knitter, spinner and all-around fiber artist. She has taught people of all ages to knit and spin, and routinely assists novice knitters at the monthly SoRo Fiber Crafters community group. Nancy also has a personal craft blog at PeaceLoveKnit.