FO Friday – Lineate

Sliding into the weekend with a finished piece: Lineate (Ravelry link). This pretty, slouch-style hat from Blue Bee Studios features simple colorwork and striped bands, and knits up surprisingly quickly using fingering-weight yarn. The pattern is written for 5 sizes and I knit the middle size. I used approximately 102 yards of each colorway of… Continue reading FO Friday – Lineate


Book Review: At the Edge of the Orchard

Synopsis from Goodreads: 1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck - in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from a local tree man known as John Appleseed so they can cultivate the fifty apple… Continue reading Book Review: At the Edge of the Orchard


WIP Wednesday: September 21, 2021

Here's what I'm currently working on that's not a Year of Project project: Lineate Hat (Ravelry link), pattern by Elizabeth Doherty of Bluebee Studios. I love her design sense and all the details she includes in a pattern, and this one is no exception. I'm knitting this using two half-skeins of the Valkyrie yarn base… Continue reading WIP Wednesday: September 21, 2021


Book Review: The Witch Hunter

Synopsis from Goodreads: A bestselling author’s wife has been found dead in a gorgeous black evening gown, sitting at the head of a formally set dinner table. Her most chilling feature—her face is frozen in a ghastly smile.At first it seems as though a deranged psychopath is reenacting the gruesome murders from The Witch Hunter,… Continue reading Book Review: The Witch Hunter

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