For this issue, we asked our contributors, “What in your life do you consider worth a splurge?” Click on the pictures below for their answers, and for links to their individual websites.


Clara Parkes

I splurge on things that will provide a deep and enduring pleasure that is both tactile and functional—good needles, knives, and writing instruments are near the top of the list. I tend to save money by buying good yarns when they go on sale. Does it offset the splurges? I doubt it. But it’s a start.