Author Archives: Jess

Yarn & Paper – A New Shawl, and Pleasures of Crewel

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  I have successfully found and purchased the buttons that were missing from last week‘s adorable booties, but I haven’t gone so far as to sew them on … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – The Booties Get Button Loops, and the Binge Continues

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  My Tamora Pierce binge continues; I’m 12 novels in with no sign of stopping. I’m currently on The Emperor Mage, the third book in The Immortals quartet. I’m … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Alanna the Lioness, and Seamed Booties

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  Tamora Pierce is absolutely my favourite author, bar none. I own every single one of her books, a rare occurrence in my increasingly minimalist library. Her books … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Cozy Mysteries, and Adorable Booties

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  Last fall I read the entire Daisy Dalrymple series and loved it. I was so impatient for the next book that I read them completely out of … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Knitting Outside the Lines, and a Finished Sock

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  I missed the Yarn & Paper post last week because I needed a little break from all the responsibilities and expectations of adult life. Most of those … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Shakespeare and Socks

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  Now that I’ve finished the Fair Isle hat, I’m back to knitting on my trusty pair of vanilla socks. I’m getting close to the toe of the … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Embracing Hygge, and a Finished Hat

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  I can’t remember when I first heard about the Danish concept of “hygge“. It is a hard concept to define, being somewhat related to the English word … Continue reading

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