Knitting · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects Update: Week 9

A short and sweet update from me this week as we turn from August into September mid-week. Foss Sweater: Finished! I posted about that on Friday if you're interested in seeing some pictures. I think this one is going to get a lot of wear this fall. Stillness Shawl: After I posted my update last… Continue reading Year of Projects Update: Week 9

101 Things in 1001 Days · Books/Reading · Knitting · Random Life Things · Spinning

September Plans

I normally would have a WIP Wednesday post here but since I've knit a whopping 6 rounds on my Bronwyn sweater since I've been focusing on finishing up the Foss sweater (which is done - more on that on Friday!), I thought I'd outline my plans for September here. As we edge closer to fall,… Continue reading September Plans

Knitting · Spinning · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects Update – Week 8

First up for this week, I'm delighted to say I finished spinning the mixed BFL/silk roving from Pigeon Roof Studios I had on my wheel. The original roving was a 75/25 blend in the colorway "Dovecote". I'm spinning this as part of a larger sweater-lot mash-up all in these gray-ish teal colors. The final skein… Continue reading Year of Projects Update – Week 8


Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes

Synopsis from Goodreads: Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses control. At first, her mistake seems like a stroke of luck, forestalling the wedding she never wanted, but it also catches the… Continue reading Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes


Book Review: The Trouble with Witches

Synopsis from Goodreads: Shadowvale isn’t typical small town America. The sun never shines, the gates decide who enters, magic abounds, and every resident bears some kind of curse.No one knows this as well as raven shifter Deacon Evermore, who, like everyone in his family, has a curse. While his position as Shadowvale’s peacekeeper lets him… Continue reading Book Review: The Trouble with Witches