Colorful yarns

The enduring popularity of knitting is celebrated at Flying Fingers Yarn Shop in Tarrytown, where WAG visits to get the latest from longtime owner Elise Goldschlag.

Feats of clay

Loretta Lam is an award-winning Hudson Valley jewelry designer with an international following. Her passion for jewelry extends beyond her own work, though, as she’s putting the finishing touches on a contemporary-jewelry book due out in April.

Passion for fashion

The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its fall exhibition this month. “In Pursuit of Fashion: The Sandy Schreier Collection” spotlights a pioneering collector who assembled one of the finest private fashion collections in the country.

Skills that serve

Navod Jayawardhane, a 16-year-old Wilton High School student, relied on his affinity for electrical engineering to develop a unique Food Pantry Box that serves the community through the Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown Heights.

In tune with history

Musician and academic Christopher Brellochs shares the adventures of his “Music of the Gilded Age in the Hudson Valley” sabbatical, when he explored the area’s rich history through the music that might have been played during the period’s glory days.

Artful living

Eleish van Breems Design, the Westport studio known for promoting an artful Nordic aesthetic, expands its reach with Eleish van Breems Home. This new retail shop just around the corner offers home furnishings, antiques, décor and gifts.

Art as healing

Meghan Spiro is a Hudson Valley photographer whose “day job” is working as a commercial photographer and designer. But her artistry continues beyond the workday. Spiro uses her own time to explore social issues ranging from conservation to domestic violence.

Vera, ever vibrant

Vera Neumann was an artist turned textile designer who famously lived in an award-winning Marcel Breuer-designed home in Croton-on-Hudson. Her home goods and signature scarves, avidly collected today by fashionistas of all ages, highlighted a career celebrated in “Vera Paints a Scarf” at the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan.

Fashion forward

“Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion,” a tribute to the pioneer of Space Age fashion and futuristic design, continues through Jan. 5 at the Brooklyn Museum.

Seat yourself

Sometimes a chair is more than a chair. “The Chair Show,” opening Sept. 28 in White Plains, explores the creativity, forms and traditions of seating.

This boutique rocks

For those who consider shopping their sport of choice, ROCKS Jewelry Gifts Home provides quite the sophisticated playing field. The elegant Chappaqua destination for fine and fashion jewelry – plus home goods and accessories – marks the second Westchester boutique for owner Tanya Tochner.

View finder

Photographer Allyson Monson’s work is bold, reflecting her background in interior design. She showcases her work at home-décor shops in Rye, Scarsdale and Westport, but her booth at the Architectural Digest Design Show in Manhattan offered proof that she’s ready to expand her reach.

Celebrating a citizen of the world

The late singer-songwriter, poet and author Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) was a global icon. A museum in his hometown of Montreal mounted a tribute exhibition to this citizen of the world that’s now on an international tour – with its first stop the Jewish Museum in Manhattan.