Finding Higher Ground

There are few things that terrify me more than spiders; I’m as big of an arachnophobe as they come. So don’t worry, you will never see an image of a spider here. And yet, I’m also somehow oddly fascinated with them—their resilience and ability to adapt, and the...

In Living Color

I just started stitching a bright summer pattern and realized that, aside from the calm feeling of contentment I usually get from cross stitching, I was getting an extra boost from the brilliant colors I was using. Really? I thought. Am I really feeling happier...

Welcome

Welcome to the A Frayed Knot blog, my tiny corner of the interweb where I talk about writing, crafts, and the nervous system. I’m so glad you are here. Lately, as I’ve been embroidering in the evenings, my thread has been snagging and knotting more than usual. I am...