Category Archives: Yarn & Paper

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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Yarn & Paper – Buddhism and Fair Isle, on a Train

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  After re-reading 10% Happier, by Dan Harris, I decided to check out one of Mark Epstein’s books from the library. Epstein comes up in the second half … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – War Brides, and a Dutch Heel

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  I saw Promise You’ll Take Care of My Daughter: The Remarkable War Brides of World War II, by Ben Wicks, in a window display at the Museum … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Back to Writing Knitting Patterns, and a Fair Isle Hat

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  The Festival of Quilts is over, the History of Quilting display was (barely) finished in time, and days later I’m still recovering from a very full weekend. … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – Last-Minute Rush

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  No knitting this week, and not much reading either. This is crunch week; I have a Knitting Guild newsletter overdue and a History of Quilting display to … Continue reading

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Yarn & Paper – The Shakespeare Encyclopedia, and Significant Vest Progress

Every Wednesday I share what I’m knitting (Yarn) and reading (Paper) this week.  I finished the Tutankhamun book! According to Goodreads it took me 10 weeks to get through the whole thing. It was actually very well suited to short … Continue reading

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