SHOW NOTES: (Book Talk at 42:07)
Very happy to be back recording!
Big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Yarn it Forward! project. The thread will remain open if you still feel like donating yarn at any point this year.
Patterns I received in exchange for yarn:
Avery by Melissa LeBarre
Antarktis by Janina Kale
Laule’a by cabinfour
Secret Gift Knitting
Palmyre Shawl by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne is chugging along. Just about to start the 3rd (out of 5) skeins of Louise Harding Grace Hand Dyed.
Bellows Cardigan by Michele Wang in Cascade 220 Heathers in Sparrow.
Fringe Association blog can be found here.
Thank you for the iTunes review from Barb of the 2knitlitchicks.
Madder Anthology 2 by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Lila Top-Down There is a Lila KAL in the DreaRenee Ravelry Group if you’re interested.
Lucinda with my stash of Acadia yarn in Strawberry
Marshal by Norah Gaughan out of BT Winter 15 Collection, which reminds me a bit of a pattern by Erika Knight called Military Jacket out of the book Classic Knits
Favorite Books of 2014
Books that exceeded my expectations:
The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
Books that I found disappointing:
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Recently Finished Books: Canada by Richard Ford
Currently Reading: Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
Oyster Books is the Netflix of Books – you can start a free trial here.
In the Kitchen
Lentil Vegetable Soup by Ina Garten
I think I will be at Stitches West in two weeks!! Not sure which day yet, but keep an eye on the blog and on Instagram for more updates.