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Textured Pullover

When I went to put away my hats and mittens this spring, I happened upon a few old skeins of cotton yarn that had been sitting unloved for, uh, years. I had knit it up way back when and then … Continue reading

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Time For Time Travelling

As a kid I must have read approximately a billionty books where somebody travels through time for some reason. Charlotte Sometimes comes to mind, as does The Root Cellar, and I know there were a bunch more. Along with checking … Continue reading

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An Unkindness of Magicians

People always talk like winter is the time to stay in and read, perhaps next to a crackling fire while sipping mulled wind. Which is nice and all, but to me summer is prime reading season. When it’s too hot … Continue reading

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Tempestish

Hey, anyone remember that striped sweater I was working on before I chucked it aside to knit fair isle hats? Not to worry, it got finished (Kindly disregard the mess in the background. They say the camera adds 15 pounds … Continue reading

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Hat Struck

Remember The Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler where they run away to the Met? I love that book and might have scoped out sleeping spots at various museums. You know, just in case. The only thing better … Continue reading

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New Hat! Also, Frankenstein

The hat is done! I love it! I ended up borrowing the crown chart from King Harold Hats to create a sort of Franken-hat. Calling it that naturally set me musing about Frankenstein. Whenever people talk about that book it … Continue reading

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Jonathan Unleashed

Y’all, I kind of forgot about Meg Rosoff. I loved How I Live Now, but haven’t read any of her books in … a few years? I guess? But I happened upon Jonathan Unleashed at the library, which has pet … Continue reading

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