Meet the women behind the nets – Net Mending Through the eye of a needle

Lisa Brost looks like a featherweight boxing champ wielding a needle and threadJoan Songer’s fingers tug at the twine, and she reels in a net as green and salty as the tide. This is where she loves it best: the harbor. Its warped boards under her feet, the voices of fishermen, the tang of the air. “Where else can you work with this beauty surrounding you?” She asks. No question, she loves it. From her corner in the old harbor, Lisa Brost looks like a featherweight boxing champ wielding a needle and thread. She bounces on the balls of her feet. Her tan arms end in white gloves that proclaim, in black ink, “tough.” Read the rest here 12:10