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Year of Projects: Week 3

A long and really busy work and life week here, but I did get a fair amount done on some YOP pieces: I finished up the pair of Desert Vista Dyeworks self-striping socks. The yarn is DVD's Viso sock yarn base in the color Halley's Comet. I added in a pale pink mini-skein from stash… Continue reading Year of Projects: Week 3

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Book Review: The Hazel Wood

Synopsis from Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns… Continue reading Book Review: The Hazel Wood

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Book Review: The Map of Time

Synopsis from Goodreads: This rollicking page-turner with a cast of real and imagined literary characters and cunning intertwined plots stars a skeptical H.G. Wells as a time-traveling investigator.Characters real and imaginary come vividly to life in this whimsical triple play of intertwined plots, in which a skeptical H. G. Wells is called upon to investigate… Continue reading Book Review: The Map of Time

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 2

Definitely a bit of a re-entry week back to work after the holidays but I did work on several YOP things, so here we go! Cast on and knit all of sock #1 for the plain vanilla self-striping socks. The main yarn is Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso Sock in the colorway Halley's Comet. I opted… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 2

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Year of Projects 2022: Week 1

I took advantage of a few days off to organize my proejcts for 2022 and start a few things: I cast on for a pair of plain vanilla socks, using a self-striping sock yarn from Desert Vista Dyeworks. The colorway is Halley's Comet, and it's alternating stripes of a dark blue and a lightly speckled… Continue reading Year of Projects 2022: Week 1

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January 2022 Crafting Goals

Here's what I've got on my to-do list for January: Finish sock #1 of the Vapour Socks. I just need to Kitchener the toe, so that won't take long to do. Finish the Bronwyn sweater. I have the back finished and I'm working on the front right now. Both sleeves are done so once the… Continue reading January 2022 Crafting Goals