101 Things in 1001 Days · Random Life Things

101 Things in 1001 Days: September 2021

It's been a month since I started the 101 Things in 1001 Days challenge and I've started several of the items on the challenge list and even finished up a few. If you'd like to keep track with me, I've got the entire list I'm updating as I go here on the blog, or you… Continue reading 101 Things in 1001 Days: September 2021

Knitting · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 11

I started and finished Kacey Herlihy's Fallen Cowl this week. I really like her designs. They aren't terribly difficult but they have nice details in them. I've knit a cowl pattern of hers and now this lace cowl in a worsted weight, and have several other designs of hers queued up. I used 275 yards… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 11

Books/Reading

Book Review: The Whistling Season

Synopsis from Goodreads: "Can't cook but doesn't bite." So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an "A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition" that draws the hungry attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. And so begins the unforgettable season that deposits the noncooking, nonbiting, ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge… Continue reading Book Review: The Whistling Season

Knitting · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 10

Another short update for my YOP things this week. I've been working on a test knit and another non-YOP knit as well, so I'll have more on those for WIP Wednesday, but for now: I finished clue 1 and started clue 2 of the Stillness Shawl from Helen Stewart. This originally was a mystery shawl… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 10