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New Favorites: Linda

I’m truly savoring every cold minute we have left to us, living in dread of the swamp heat I know will be here soon, but also trying not to lose sight of the coming loveliness of Spring. 111 more words

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Review: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

I bought The Book Thief when it first came out. And — horror of all horrors — I let it sit on my shelf for years. 403 more words

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New Favorites: Modified ganseys

I’m always hearing people talk about the gansey — relative of the cabled aran jumper in the classic fisherman-sweater family — and its characteristic underarm gusset. 85 more words

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New Favorites: Foldover mitts

We’re having another serious cold spell in Nashville and, as has been well documented, all of my gloves are fingerless. There are days driving to and from work in my drafty old Jeep where I think my fingertips might actually fall off. 111 more words

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Interview & Book Review: Jim Morgan and the Door at the Edge of the World by James Matlack Raney

An Ancient Temple… 

An Unimaginable Power… 
The Final Chapter of the Jim Morgan Saga! 

Jim Morgan and his friends, Lacey and the Brothers Ratt, have so far managed to keep their half of the Hunter’s Shell safe from the Cromiers, preventing them from finding the Treasure of the Ocean. 1,278 more words

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New Favorites: Jocelyn Tunney's triangles

Jocelyn Tunney has an obsession with garter-stitch triangles and chevrons, and I have an obsession with these designs. Love this blanket. Love this scarf… 157 more words

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New Favorites: the chevrons of BT Winter '15

Yesterday Brooklyn Tweed released what must be their most sweater-heavy collection to date, BT Winter ’15. (One hat, one scarf and fifteen sweaters!) I couldn’t help noticing that my favorites all happen to feature chevrons of one kind or another: 111 more words

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