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The Amazing Thing About the Way it Goes

This is the latest book by one of my very favorite bloggers, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, aka the Yarn Harlot. The Amazing Thing About the Way It Goes by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. Andrews McMeel, 2014. I think I’ve been reading the Yarn Harlot … Continue reading

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Idiot’s Guides: Knitting

I’ve been a knitting addict for a while now, so I don’t normally check out introductory knitting guides. The KnitPicks podcast with Megan Goodacre, though, was enough to convince me that I should take a look at this one. I’m … Continue reading

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Literary Knits

Knitting based on favorite books? What could be more perfect? Well, maybe a slightly higher ration of fantasy to realism in the titles, but that’s just quibbling. Literary Knits by Nikol Lohr. This is another one I snagged of the … Continue reading

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The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters

As I detour back to knitting, I remind you that my giveaway for The Tree of Mindala is running through Sunday. You still have time to enter! The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters by Ann Budd. Ann Budd is … Continue reading

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Best of Knitscene

Another yarny diversion: The Best of Knitscene by Lisa Shroyer. This book has the 20 most popular patterns from Knitscene magazine. The magazine seems geared to the young and fashion-conscious new knitter, and I am none of these things. However, … Continue reading

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Sock Yarn Studio

And now for a brief foray into yarniness…. Sock Yarn Studio by Carol J. Sulcoski. I’m a big fan of sock yarn: you can get just one skein and know you’ll be able to knit a pair of socks or … Continue reading

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Circular Knitting Workshop

Mittens were the first thing that I wanted to knit when I took knitting up again as an adult almost a decade ago. That means I’ve been knitting in the round for a really long time. I wouldn’t have taken … Continue reading

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Knits for Nerds

Knits for Nerds by Joan of Dark, a.k.a. Toni Carr As with so many knitting books, I heard about this one on the Knitpicks podcast. There I learned that “Joan of Dark” is Toni Carr’s roller derby name, and that … Continue reading

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Knit Kimono Too

One of the ways that I know my love loves me is that he brings me knitting books from the library… even though I work at another library and can check out my own knitting books. This was one of … Continue reading

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Extra Yarn

Fair warning: I have not yet read this book to either of my children. No, my good friend and colleague S. pointed it out to me on the shelf waiting for the head children’s librarian’s attention. It has not yet … Continue reading

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