Knitting · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 18

Just a few small things to update this week. I've been kind of under the weather and between that and the kitchen remodel, not a lot of time to focus on projects. I did cast on a hat project to use the remaining few hundred yarns of a Carodan Farm Shop worsted-weight I had in… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 18

Books/Reading

Book Review – The Book of Magic

Synopsis from Goodreads: The Owens family has been cursed in matters of love for over three-hundred years but all of that is about to change. The novel begins in a library, the best place for a story to be conjured, when beloved aunt Jet Owens hears the deathwatch beetle and knows she has only seven… Continue reading Book Review – The Book of Magic

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Book Review – Under the Whispering Door

Synopsis from Goodreads: When a reaper comes to collect Wallace Price from his own funeral, Wallace suspects he really might be dead.Instead of leading him directly to the afterlife, the reaper takes him to a small village. On the outskirts, off the path through the woods, tucked between mountains, is a particular tea shop, run… Continue reading Book Review – Under the Whispering Door

Knitting · Spinning · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 17

First up, this week, I'm happy to say I finished up my Cozy Autumn Socks (Ravelry link). Pattern is from This Handmade Life and I enjoyed knitting these a lot. A nice mix of some interesting bits and some easy rounds, so nothing too complicated. The yarn is Suburban Stitcher's Sock in the color "Maple".… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 17

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Book Review: The Invention of Wings

Synopsis from Goodreads: Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by… Continue reading Book Review: The Invention of Wings

Knitting

WIP Wednesday…or Friday? – October 22, 2021

This week has completely gotten away from me between work and my DH being on business travel and errands and life. I started this post Wednesday but completely zoned getting photos and then pushing the publish button, so eh... let's close the week out with a 2-day late WIP Wednesday, shall we? I've been working… Continue reading WIP Wednesday…or Friday? – October 22, 2021

Knitting · Spinning · Year of Projects 2021-2022

Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 16

This week, I continued work on my Cozy Autumn Socks. Sock #1 is done and I've knit the leg and started the heel flap on sock #2. I'm really enjoying working on these and absolutely LOVE the Maple colorway from Suburban Stitcher. Hoping to get these finished up this week! I also plied up my… Continue reading Year of Projects 2021-2022: Week 16