I don’t plan on saying this in every post in this series, but, yes, while writing this post about finding ways to rid ourselves of procrastination, I fell victim to tomorrow logic, as I’m prone to. Before I share a few ways that we can rid ourselves of it, I wanted to share the official … More strategies for procrastinators.
There is almost nothing I love better than to get a book in the mail. In its first printing, if it’s out of print; new or used–it doesn’t really matter. And if it’s a knitting book … Well, let us just say that there might be a tiny bit more enthusiasm. I also must make … More fine things.
From the first time I opened The Knitter’s Book of Socks and saw the Prana socks, I’ve been entranced by Cirilia Rose’s design style. So when I found out that she had written a book, I was really excited. Even by the title (Magpies, Homebodies, and Nomads: A Modern Knitter’s Guide to Discovering and Exploring … More magpies, homebodies, and nomads.
Publisher: Zondervan A few weeks ago, my friend Jill Williamson released the last book in her first dystopian trilogy: The Safe Lands. She asked me to review it for her, and so I am, although I really should have written it when the book first came out. 🙂 The books … More // The Safe Lands trilogy.
Socktopus by Alice Yu is a delightful sock book with 17 original patterns. From the introduction to the first chapter on sock yarn and onto the patterns, Ms. Yu’s witty word entertain and inform; a surprising feat for a non-fiction reference book. Very often, designers tend to fall back on set structures, especially when creating … More socktopus.
The only book I know of that covers almost every single spectrum of knitting socks is The Knitter’s Book of Socks (My go-to sock book) by Clara Parkes. Ms. Parkes has a way of lightening my mood and solving my yarn problems with her witty and inspiring words. Ask me what one sock book you … More the knitter’s book of socks.