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Spin to Knit

Spin to Knit

Spin to Knit: The Knitter’s Guide to Making Yarn by Shannon Okey Published by Interweave Press on Oct. 1, 2006 Genres: Crafts Pages: 128 Format: Paperback Source: purchased Purchase: Amazon Goodreads Knitters who want new worlds to conquer can reach for this guide to handspinning their own designer yarns. A… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/09/16

News & Notes – 1/09/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News 400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare’s First Folio Goes Out on Tour (NPR) ‘Mein Kampf’ Enters Public Domain; Arguably, Anne Frank’s Diary May, Too… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/26/15

News & Notes – 9/26/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Banned Books Week starts Sunday, and bannedbooksweek.org has ideas and resources. Also, scroll down for a bunch of banned books lists. The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip,… Read more »

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Sunday Post – 7/05/15

Sunday Post – 7/05/15

The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures – I mean books! My Week Happy Independence Day to those of you in (or from) the U.S.! … Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/24/15

News & Notes – 1/24/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News 2015 Edgar Awards finalists announced (Los Angeles Times) National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists announced (National Book Critics Circle blog) Many authors earn less… Read more »

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Yarn Over Murder, by Maggie Sefton

Yarn Over Murder, by Maggie Sefton

Yarn Over Murder by Maggie Sefton Series: Knitting Mystery #12 Published by Berkley on 2014-06-03 Genres: Cozy Mystery, Mystery Pages: 304 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Cast On, Kill Off, Close Knit Killer, Purl Up and Die, Knit to Be Tied, Only Skein Deep Also… Read more »

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The Yarn Whisperer, by Clara Parkes (review)

The Yarn Whisperer, by Clara Parkes (review)

Description:   Renowned knitter and author Clara Parkes ponders the roles knitting plays in her life via 22 captivating, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny essays. Recounting tales of childhood and adulthood, family, friends, adventure, privacy, disappointment, love, and celebration, she hits upon the universal truths that drive knitters to create and… Read more »

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