We are out of quarantine! Self-imposed, of course, but it gave me quite a bit of time to knit…
I had a birthday, and we got snowed in! Oh noes! The three books I mention were bought at Shelf Life Books, Calgary’s newest Independant Bookseller. Support your independant local businesses! The books: On Tender Hooks by Isabel Samaras, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde.
Things I mentioned off-hand:
The song “Wuthering Heights” and blanked on the singer. It was Kate Bush. My bad…
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series
Bike Snob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling by Bike Snob NYC (Eben Weiss)
Kobo, Kindle and other e-readers
Beadspinner: Beadalon Spin & Bead
Beadspinner Tutorial on the Knitgirllls website
Signature Needle DPNs
On the Needles (kinda)
No new progress on the February Lady Sweater or the Noro Two-Row Shawl
MIL’s Socks by Sue Grandfield: The February Socks are off the needles!
“Secret” Sock: Something I’m working on developing. No details available at this time. I can tell you that I’m working with the Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock Multi in Robot Overlord.
Knitting for Men
I review Knits Men Want by Bruce Weinstein. I also look at it from my own point of view as a person whose grandmother seemed to know exactly what it was you had to do to get a guy to wear a hand-knit sweater.
Challee, who left us a really nice review on iTunes
Check out the Knitviews videocast by Kristin!
IKEA by Jonathan Coulton