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New Favorites: from Rugged Knits

I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend Andrea Rangel awhile back for the Spring 2016 issue of Knitscene, and got to hear a little bit about the patterns she’d been developing for her upcoming first book, … 148 more words


New Favorites: Flying Squirrel to the rescue

Already our Fringe HQ next-door neighbors are cranking the shared A/C, and I’m sitting huddled over the space heater on perfectly warm days with my big grey shawl… 220 more words


New Favorites: Dafne all over again

When Julie Hoover released the pattern for her sleeveless Dafne tunic two summers ago (as pictured below), it didn’t make much of an impression on me. 78 more words


Series Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman

I remember when The Magicians Land came out and what a big deal it was. I kept seeing it everywhere, described as the conclusion to a bestselling trilogy. 1,096 more words


RoomHate by Penelope Ward

Wow. Where to even begin with this book? First off, this was my first Penelope Ward read…but I can guarantee it will not be my last. 167 more words


New Favorites: Sock season

Here we are at that time of year where I start to imagine myself knitting socks — nice compact little projects to carry around all summer, resulting in warm socks ready for cold toes once the weather heads back the other direction. 76 more words


New Favorites: Giant sheep

You guys, I find myself daydreaming about a stuffed animal, and it’s all Purl Soho’s fault. I thought the Bobble Sheep Pillow was super cute and well done when they first published the pattern a few years ago, but I mean, it’s a pillow that looks like the profile of a sheep — not a thing I typically obsess about making or having. 96 more words