Sarah Scully

Sarah is a librarian as well as an avid knitter and occasional knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, reading, painting, and writing with fountain pens.

Enriched Oatmeal

While I still make overnight cold oatmeal occasionally, we’ve made a switch to this enriched oatmeal recently, and I’ve found that mixing the dry ingredients into a bulk batch saves time on the mornings we enjoy this for breakfast.

Journals, Notebooks, and Planners, Oh My!

Starting in late 2021 I developed a strong urge to start up a daily journal as well as a more organized system for my work notes, project plans, and other information. After a year of successfully journaling and using an efficient weekly planning system I am ready to share my favorite notebooks and how I

Pottery products: Results from my February pottery class

Earlier this year (what seems like 527 months ago), I took a pottery class at our local studio, Third Branch Pottery. The 6-week course focused on hand-building and slab construction. Of course, my efforts look like what they are: the work of a dedicated beginner, and that’s OK with me. My only disappointment was in

Updates and new directions: May 2020

Welcome back! After an intentional and much-needed hiatus we are finally ready to share what we’ve been up to for the past few months, most of which has overlapped with the pandemic outbreak of coronavirus in 2020. Highlights include Rick’s latest beer recipe, Melon Collie Berry, a thank-you to Trisha and Arthella, the hostesses with

Sheep to Sweater – Part 4: Suint vat cleaning method

With the holidays behind us and a break in the bad weather I was finally able to get back to the Sheep to Sweater project and the fermented suint vat that I discussed in the last fleece-washing video. Talk about a smelly experience! This method is not recommended unless you have a dedicated washing space

Six Stripe Poncho – A simple and colorful stash-buster

Once again, my mother has gifted me with some Harrisville Designs Highland yarn, and once again…I decided to make a poncho. While the piece shares some similarities of shape and construction with the Prospect Street poncho, this striped accessory is knit side to side rather than edge to edge, which makes it feel like a

Fancy Mac & Cheese: a favorite crowdpleaser that’s quick to prepare

Need a quick, tasty, and filling dish for your next family gathering or potluck meal? This upscale version of Macaroni & Cheese is scratch-made with top quality ingredients and complex flavor, without being too fussy or complicated. This recipe was adapted (and greatly simplified) from The Savory Way by Deborah Madison Fancy Mac & Cheese