The Lonesome Lobster

The Lonesome Lobster This lobster pattern has been a long time coming. It took me numerous starts before I was happy with the pattern. The challenge is in how narrow the legs are – there’s not a lot of substance to them. I wonder what would happen with pipe cleaners for legs?... Read more »

The Bodacious Beaver

The Bodacious Beaver During my travels Downeast I’ve seen many beaver lodges – the pile of sticks peeking out of an estuary, pond or marsh. On occasion, I watched a beaver swim along, but I’ve never seen one actively working on their home. Yet it’s clear that... Read more »

Downeast Thunder Farm Boo Kitty

Downeast Thunder Farm Boo Kitty When putting up our Christmas tree last month, Hannah pointed out that we have Ginger, Gidget, and Cinder ornaments, but no Boo. So, Snape (aka Boo) makes it on the tree the last day before we take the tree down until next Christmas. Meet Boo Kitty! Right-click this... Read more »

The Rambunctious River Otter

The Rambunctious River Otter Occasionally I see a river otter frolicking around the river bank. Their tracks in the snow are very curious because of the long, thick tail they drag behind them. It almost looks as if they like to slide along the snow rather than walk – although there’s... Read more »

Gracie the Border Collie

Gracie the Border Collie Gracie was a sweet Border Collie rescued by friends some years ago. She enjoyed a loving, happy home in her senior years, but sadly passed away this fall. I designed this ornament to honor Gracie. While this pattern was designed to match Gracie’s marking, you... Read more »

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