Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price

Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price

Knitspeak by Andrea Berman Price Published by Harry N. Abrams on September 1, 2007 Genres: Crafts Pages: 224 Format: Hardcover Source: the author Purchase: Amazon | Barnes & Noble Add to Goodreads This handy guide unravels the mysteries of terms, symbols, and abbreviations to make pattern reading easy for knitters… June 14, 2010 Book Reviews 0 ★★★★★

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Dipping a Toe in the e-Book Pond

Dipping a Toe in the e-Book Pond

Well, I finally broke down and bought an eReader. I’ve done a lot of research and a lot of thinking about e-books since the Kindle first came out. I still have reservations, particularly about the cost and ephemeral nature of e-books, but I decided it was time to get my… Read more »

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Support Your Local Library

Support Your Local Library

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Headquarters Libraries experience two things in an economic downturn: a reduction in funding and an increase in the number of patrons. The current recession is no exception. Libraries across the country are seeing more people come through their doors at the same time that they are… Read more »

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Holmes as cross-dresser?

Holmes as cross-dresser?

Ms. Holmes of Baker Street by Alan C. Bradley, William A. S. Sarjeant Published by Wessex Press on December 31, 1989 Genres: Nonfiction Pages: 260 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Add to Goodreads You’ve seen me as an old lady, Watson. I was never more convincing… —Sherlock Holmes, The Mazarin… Read more »

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Themed Mysteries

Themed Mysteries

If you are a lover of mysteries, particularly the “cozy” type, no doubt you have noticed the recent and rapid proliferation of themed mystery series. There are series featuring bookshops, catering or cooking, inns or hotels, gardening, scrapbooking, reading groups, ghosts, needlecrafts in general and knitting in particular, and even… Read more »

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Themed Mysteries

Themed Mysteries

If you are a lover of mysteries, particularly the “cozy” type, no doubt you have noticed the recent and rapid proliferation of themed mystery series. There are series featuring bookshops, catering or cooking, inns or hotels, gardening, scrapbooking, reading groups, ghosts, needlecrafts in general and knitting in particular, and even… Read more »

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BBC’s “Alleyn Mysteries”

BBC’s “Alleyn Mysteries”

I’ve been watching the “Alleyn Mysteries” produced by the BBC in 1993-1994, based on Ngaio Marsh’s mystery novels. These adaptations are quite good, for the most part. Patrick Malahide and William Simons are perfectly cast as Alleyn and his assistant, Inspector Fox. Their interpretation of the characters and of the… Read more »

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