books

It’s here!

April 14, 2009

Today is the much anticipated release of Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits! I reviewed the book on the blog already, but now I have finished some socks! Wendy is joining us at Charlotte Yarn June 4-6 for several events including book signings and classes! If you are in [...]

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Socks from the Toe Up

April 1, 2009

Blogger and sock knitter extraordinaire Wendy Johnson has a new book coming out – and this one is all about socks from – what else – the toe up! Wendy and Potter Craft have done a beautiful job with this book. The photography is beautiful. The line drawings in the instructions are clear and well [...]

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*swoons*

July 17, 2007

Interweave Press has added more books to the Hurt Book Sale. So in addition to the damage I did last week I just picked up several titles I REALLY wanted but were already unavailable last week when I ordered. *dances about**tries to wait patiently for the 3 weeks they take to process the orders**cries* And [...]

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Smiles and happiness through knitting in public

July 14, 2007

Harry Potter night usurped our normal Friday Night Mystery Stole night, but it was worth it. SO WORTH IT. Because I worked on Tomato in the theater. Tomato now has 2 sleeves and all the tails are woven in. That means the neckline is next. Wow – this has been a fast knit. I can’t [...]

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Episode 9 – No clever title here!

July 8, 2007

FO:Dream Swatch from Knit n Tonic – there are pics and talk about the pattern a couple posts back.Lotus Blossom Socks for the Hill Country Yarns Sock Contest Yarn: Hill Country Yarns Instant Gratification in Hot FusciaYardage: Well, I haven’t weighed my yarn to figure out how much I have left, but I have a [...]

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Episode 6: I have a concussion from falling off the yarn diet wagon

May 26, 2007

Yeah. I bought a lot of stuff. Not much of it was yarn, but that isn’t the point. It makes for a fun time of talking about all the stuff I am working on. Yarn bought:LimenViolet – The Cloak Maker (more this week, but I will talk about it next timeOnLine Yarns – Tondo in [...]

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more stuff…

May 17, 2007

I bought yarn. I am weak. But it is PRETTY and I can’t wait until it gets here. Today I also picked up the newest Simply Knitting magazine. Yeah, I hope to have a lot to say in the next podcast because I also bought a couple new books this time around. The yarn diet [...]

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Episode 3: OMG I need HELP!!!

April 7, 2007

So here are the show notes I promised. We shall see if I remember everything. Luckily I have notes however they are not in the order that I really talked in. Sorry about that. And I just heard there are some sound issues. See what happens when I change mics to one that is supposed [...]

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Books I have mentioned in the podcast

March 23, 2007

OK – there has been a request that I post information on the books I reviewed. I will start real show notes with the next show. But – here are the books I have mentioned. Or at least the ones I remember mentioning. I really like this book. It is full of inspirational stories and [...]

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