Category Archives: books

Episode 32: What’s with the Weird FO?!

Episode 32  is packed with maker madness! My new book is out!!! And there is a Targhee spin to discuss! Plus, two, yes, two sweaters!  In the mail: Shakleton Yarn from Fiber Trek, a Knit Together Project square; and some … Continue reading

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A Kindred Spirit!

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It’s splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Yesterday evening, as I settled in to read … Continue reading

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On the Bookshelf, July 2016

I had a bit of birthday money to squander, and so, what’s a girl to do? Why, buy some fiber-loving books, of course. In the past, I have purchased a few books that have not really served me well in … Continue reading

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Review: The Book of Haps

It’s here. It’s here! At long last, Kate Davies and Jen Arnall-Culliford’s The Book of Haps This project, like her last, Yokes, is an excellent amalgam of informative essays and patterns. You can read my review of Yokes here. As Davies … Continue reading

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Hap Hap Happening!

If you are not on the Kate Davies email newsletter list . . . now is your moment. Her new project, The Book of Haps, is coming! Pre-orders begin Thursday, May 19th! I’ll admit that Kate Davies’ books are a particular … Continue reading

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3 Socks, No Pairs . . . And Other Updates

I have been knitting up a storm! But in an odd (for me) way: I currently have three socks all cast off (and three more cast on), but they are for three *different* pairs of socks: From Left to Right: … Continue reading

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Ready for Anything . . .

. . .  even a plane ride! Off for an alumni talk at my alma mater (eep!) and, aside from pulling my thoughts together, finishing some grading and reading and journal editing, I’ll be sure to make some time for … Continue reading

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