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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers

CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The...more

Episodes

  • 540 - Chapters 43 - 44 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Oct 23 2020

    CRAFTLIT IN IRELAND 2021   Keyword CRAFTLIT + You don't want to miss out :)

  • 539 - Chapters 40 - 42 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Oct 16 2020

    Book Talk Starts @ 6:30

  • 538 - Chapter 39 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Oct 09 2020

    Book Talk @ 4:36 Sweet dreams :)

  • 537 - Chapter 38 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Oct 02 2020

    Book Talk @ 1:20

  • 536 - Chapter 34 - 37 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Sep 25 2020

    Book Talk @ 15:05

  • 535 - Chapter 33 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Sep 11 2020

    Book Talk @ 5:15

  • 534 - Chapter 32 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Aug 28 2020

    BOOK TALK @ 3:30 Heather is most sorry she missed out on book chats this week. But, as you'll hear, the waters should be clearing. Stay tuned - stay safe - wear your masks - talk soon.

  • 533 - Chapter 31 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Aug 21 2020

    533 - Small Favors- Aug 20 Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Tuesday Book Chat https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab...more

  • 532 - Chapter 30 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Aug 14 2020

    Heather's latest fave USCF Grand Round (some very hopeful info on testing--but ONLY if we begin to understand that Public Health is the most important thing--as opposed to individual health. B/c if the Public is healthy, we have a greater likelihood of being kept healthy ourselves). And my new fave TWIV (This Week in Virology) with a fascinating chat with a UK Epidemiologist.And the YouTuber I mentioned this week:   And   And did YOU know about this??? (I didn't)   And this was fascinating (and...more

  • 531 - Chapters 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Aug 07 2020

    Book Talk @8:40 531 - Bad Behaviour- Aug 07 Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Heather's new Chilling Tale UCSF - best/most useful f...more

  • 530 - Chapters 24 - 25 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jul 31 2020

    530 - For the Love of Aprons- July 31 Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting:   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The Apron! TOTOshopUA:    UCSF Covid:  Johns Hopki...more

  • 529 - Chapters 21 - 22 - 23 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jul 24 2020

    Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   UCSF Covid:  Johns Hopkins Contact Tracer course:  Other Contact Tracing courses, too:  an...more

  • 528 - Chapter 19 & 20 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jul 17 2020

    528 - The Rest is Commentary - July 17 Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting:   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Steel Stacks You can see more of the Arts Walk and conc...more

  • 527 - Chapter 18 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jul 10 2020

    Book Talk @ 14:40   Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting:   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Brush H2O petit by Kuretake (at Joanns! ) in general - how to fill the ...more

  • 526 - Chapter 17 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jul 04 2020

    526 Chapter 17   Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK) Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Tuesday Book Chat Naada - just fun! Thursday Book Chat Fun vintage movies: Des...more

  • 525 - Chapter 16 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jun 26 2020

    Book Talk @6:00 Twitter thread—ADHD & memory storage Join the Zoom Chats: Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK)   Register in advance for this meeting:   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Thursday is 7pm Eastern: Register in advance for this meeting:  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Tuesday Book Chat Lina (or Lau...more

  • 524 - Chapters 13 - 14 - 15 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jun 19 2020

    Juneteenth The White Savior video for you:  (read the whole page, not just the heading and subheadings). And if you heard there was a study that "proves" masks are ineffective, you may want to . Book and pattern recommendations below. Tuesday June 16th Book Chat notes Ann: Cord Locks for mask ties (way easier):  Linda's gorgeous socks: Pixel Rise by Kemper Wray -  Thursday June 18th Book Chat Notes Kelly: Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink  Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the ...more

  • 523 - Chapters 11 & 12 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jun 12 2020

    BOOK TALK @ 4:44   Notes from Our Chats :)  - both by Octavia Butler--WITH IMPORTANT NOTE FROM LISTENER MAUREEN: "In the current climate, I think it's worth noting that Octavia Butler is probably NOT one of the few women of color writing science fiction, but rather one of the few women of color BEING PUBLISHED in science fiction. Systemic racism shows up everywhere! The most recent This American Life podcast covered Afrofuturism (and was a rebroadcast), and so I would imagine that lots of POC ...more

  • 522 - Chapters 9 & 10 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Jun 06 2020

    Book Talk - 29:40   Feeling helpless - Postcards to Voters (via Aimee)  Book and pattern recommendations below. (especially cute Lise’s Poke Ball tea cozy! ) Our books are universally about being more human/empathy Cory Booker:  Trevor Noah:   Eden’s Tip Jar:   Lise : Pokeball Tea Cozy pattern, free, on her Ravelry page “Lynnette” Aimee Woolwine : Carina Monique -  - Disney movie approach to studying gender issues, racism, colonialism, etc.  Aimee:  + Postcards to Voters - - Vick...more

  • 521 - Chapters 7 & 8 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    May 29 2020

    Book Talk - 8:34       Thursday May 28 Book Notes Aimee finished William Monk:  now on to this series:  Heather & Jennifer: Inspector Gamache by Louise Penny - first book is eh - evidently rest of series is better Lise Mendel: Jane Darrowfiled - LOL and not stupid. Now onto Goodreads book “The Great Ship of Knowledge Part 1" by William Bailey Colleen : just finished “Code Name Verity” by Elizabeth Wein. WW2 female spies and female pilots. Really loved it. Heather. Ordover :  Funny:  ...more

  • 520 - Chapter 6 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    May 22 2020

    Book Talk at 11:10     Lists from Book Chats: May 5 Amy Hewgill: Heather--possible method for re-knitting/mending your sweater.  -- Alternatively a “Tamborine Darn” as illustrated in this book.  Lina:  Lina: Black Books on Amazon -  Globe Theater link -  Frankenstein Link -  Ann: Henry Cabot Lodge/Teddy Roosevelt “…Hero Tales…” , Ken Burns Roosevelt documentary , Charles de Lint “Moonheart”  Tuesday May 12 5/12/2020 Heather. Ordover : Micarah Tewers makes a stunning gown out of bedshe...more

  • 519 - Chapters 4 & 5 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    May 15 2020

    BOOK TALK - 24:15

  • 518 - Chapters 2 & 3 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    May 09 2020

    BOOK TALK: 17:18

  • 517 - Chapter 1 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    May 01 2020

    CRAFTY Eden Bio + [Tip Jar] Info on  / and  chats (Zoom link to  and  Mask info on  BOOK TALK - 12:38  — really is lovely.  was actually illegal at the time the book was written.  ( was the Alice in Wonderland version) And...Our Reader Eden Ballantyne!** Please meet him: Eden became a storyteller, after years of acting and touring, with a variety of diverse theatre companies, performing in touring theatre, theatre in education, museums, theme parks and schools. Eden then started his own c...more

  • 516: Start of Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    Apr 23 2020

    We Meet Again CRAFTY Happy 14th anniversary!!!!! Info on / and (Zoom link to and (best succinct info I've found) Mask info on Making my own tailor's BOOK TALK Daguerrotype or not? - Beckett and Susan over at The History Chicks podcast and their newer podcast I've got to ask Beckett if she saw the Micarah Tewes video () on how WRONG the costumes are in the new Little Women (focus on costumes comes after her disclaimer—around 5 min.) —why wrong? Because NO BONNETS?!?!?! (14 mi...more

  • 516--NOT! (not yet, anyway)

    Mar 13 2020

    CDC Says: 1-206-350-1642 - listener call-in line - you can click on "contact" from within the app to be put through to this line. aaaaannnnnd the FABRIC answer: "Porous surfaces — like money, hair, and fabric — don't allow viruses to survive as long because the small spaces or holes in them can trap the microbe and prevent its transfer, Graham said."

  • 515 - Chapters 32-33-34 End of Treasure Island

    Dec 20 2019

    Book Talk @13:40   Plays & Instagram & Things 1&2 :D   ADHD   HAPPY END OF BOOK! MAY YOUR TREASURE BE TOLD IN STORIES EVERLASTING :)

  • 514 - Chapters 30-31 Treasure Island

    Nov 11 2019

    Book Talk @28:50

  • 513 - Chapters 27-28-29 Treasure Island

    Oct 25 2019

    Book Talk @ 1:18

  • 512 - Chapters 24-25-26 Treasure Island

    Oct 18 2019

    Book Talk @10:40     Shooting Flintlock

  • 511 Chapters 21-22-23 Treasure Island

    Oct 04 2019

    Book Talk @9:25

  • 510 Chapters 19-20 Treasure Island

    Sep 27 2019

    Book Talk @3:50   Bell System:      Unsquared Trunks

  • 509 - Chapters 16-17-18 Treasure Island

    Sep 20 2019

    BOOK TALK@ 14:30   Merete Boye Hinsjel: Treasure Island Game   Extra Credits   Guns

  • Update: Treasure Island 16-17-18 Next Week

    Sep 13 2019

    Quick update - no Treasure Island this week. Heather is going three chapters deep next week (16,17,18) as the narration switches over to Dr. Livesey - oh dear the suspense. Chart a course for next week and stay safe among the waves this weekend.

  • 508 - Chapters 14-15 Treasure Island

    Sep 06 2019

    Book Talk@ 2:20 CRAFTY - Last week's -  PRE-CHAPTER *-  POST Clove Hitch

  • 507 - Chapters 12-13 Treasure Island

    Aug 30 2019

    Book Talk @3:00   CRAFTY *-  PRE-CHAPTER *-  POST *-

  • 506 - Chapters 10-11 Treasure Island

    Aug 23 2019

    Book Talk @2:55 Notes If you have a minute (it would be odd if it took longer) please respond to the . Thank you! CRAFTY PRE-CHAPTER POST

  • 505 - Chapters 8-9 Treasure Island

    Aug 16 2019

    Book Talk @ 4:10   Survey Time! (not scurvy time) If you have a minute (it would be odd if it took longer) please respond to the . Thank you! The  CRAFTY Listen to ,  by Adam Silvera PRE-CHAPTER "" *Brass Swivel By  - Own work, ,  *Ship’s architecture

  • 504 - Chapters 6-7 Treasure Island

    Aug 09 2019

    Book Talk @ 13:35 Cape May Still at it  designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Tutor , home of the   PRE     Long Pipe * Latitude and Longitude in Chapter 6 (62°17'20"19°2'40") will take you ?! But if you reverse the numbers, it gets you closer to Caracas:  POST Oilskin And a slightly obsessive blog on .

  • 503 - Chapters 4-5 Treasure Island

    Aug 02 2019

    503 Book Talk - 4:20 Crafty Still at it Lugger ](

  • 502 - Chapters 2-3 Treasure Island

    Jul 26 2019

    Treasure Island Read by Adrian Praetzellis Book Talk: 7:50 ("Thunder" he cried "A week!?!?"): 31:56 ;)   KATHARINE La main, de hand; les doigts, de fingres. Je pense que je suis le bon ecolier; j'ai gagne deux mots d'Anglois vitement. Comment appelez-vous les ongles? ALICE Les ongles? nous les appelons de nails. KATHARINE De nails. Ecoutez; dites-moi, si je parle bien: de hand, de fingres, et de nails. ALICE C'est bien dit, madame; il est fort bon Anglois… KATHARINE Et le coude? ALICE De elbow....more

  • 501 - Start - Chapter 1 Treasure Island

    Jul 19 2019

    501 - Book Talk at 11:00 Welcome back! After a recalibrating break, CraftLit is setting sail with Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. What has Heather been up to in her "downtime"? Only helping scientists, getting stung by scorpions and rappelling down waterfalls. Don't believe me - look about three inches down and watch the video.  Heather Rappels Down a Waterfall CRAFTY Procreate PRE Capstan Talk Like a Pirate   Thanks for setting sail with CraftLit - more treasure to come next week...more

  • 500: Ch 34 - End of Book - Anne of Green Gables

    Oct 16 2018

    Here it is: Chapters 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 of Anne of Green Gables. This is the end of the novel coming straight to you on CraftLit's 500th episode. Take a minute to soak in the end of the book. The end of 500 episodes. And the start of another book to come: Treasure Island.  Stay well out there, crafters, readers, and humans across the globe.

  • Special Report: Declaration of Conscience - 1 June 1950

    Oct 09 2018

    Margaret Chase Smith—first female to serve in both House and Senate—gives anti-McCarthy speech on floor of Senate...with McCarthy in attendance. Her speech is called: The Declaration of Conscience - 1 June 1950

  • 499: ch 33 Anne of Green Gables

    Sep 21 2018

    : , 1894 - 1962 (Give a round of applause for Andrew!)

  • 498: ch 31 & 32 Anne of Green Gables

    Sep 14 2018

    Welcome to September - we're back with Chapters 31 and 32 of Anne of Green Gables. Listen up for some important announcements and changes coming to CraftLit, including what will happen to Premium Audio now that Heather has entered full job mode.  For our East Coast listeners, stay safe, dry, and keep some paperbacks on hand if your power winks out. Book Talk 6:40

  • 497: ch 30 Anne of Green Gables

    Aug 27 2018

    We're back! First things first, if you want to see where Heather's new job is you can check out Extraordinary Measures (clearly featuring the ever handsome Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser, both of who also star in action-adventure films involving desert tombs. Small world, right?) Book Talk:: 8:40   Freddie Mercury

  • 496: ch 29 Anne of Green Gables

    Aug 10 2018

    After a small trip (and coughing fit) Heather is back with Chapter 29 of Anne of Green Gables. That's it! Hit play and enjoy your weekend.

  • 495: ch 28 Anne of Green Gables

    Jul 27 2018

    After a brief adjustment period of commuting, fulltime jobing (a new verb I just invented), and juggling the podcast - I'm back with Chapter 28 of Anne of Green Gables.  If you've left an email or voicemail you won't hear it in this episode. I'm currently wrestling through some access issues but will be getting to all your lovely messages as soon as possible.

  • 494: ch 27 Anne of Green Gables

    Jul 06 2018

    We're back from Scotland and headed into Chapter 27 of Anne of Green Gables! Book Talk: 18:42

  • 493: ch 26 Anne of Green Gables

    Jun 22 2018

    Heather is off in Scotland but Anne is still with us - although a week late which is my fault (Justin, Mr. Editor) but the chapter is just as good as always.  Here are some rather judgemental looking sheep to keep you company alongside Chapter 26.

  • 492: ch 25 Anne of Green Gables

    Jun 08 2018

    You're gonna LOVE chapter 25! Ulster Coats (And ) Tara's

  • 491: chs 23-24 Anne of Green Gables

    Jun 01 2018

    by Oliver Wendell Holmes (page 61)  OOOOH! I found a video of an and a VERY DETAILED And that's about all there is to that!

  • 490: chs 21-22 Anne of Green Gables

    May 25 2018

    Bunches and bunches of links for you! - The New Videos to use with kids (after you review them) These are all great Illusion-busting videos of his: - (and ) (The WEATHER CHANNEL! FOR SHAME!) Then in he (attempts to) rebrand himself and parodies these fine and worthy YouTubers in order to do it: Kiva donations (Thank you! is fully funded!) and . —Gabrielle (Violinknitter): Tumblr post and video —Diane G - & - Robin in Texas sent in some info and pics of Pinafores: ...more

  • 489: ch 20 Anne of Green Gables

    May 11 2018

    My friend Pam’s gorgeous art below (she learned from this site: ) - History Chicks and - Tara’s podcast rec: - The New Jersey Mom Video I mentioned • are an Actual Thing-- • HAMLET What, the fair Ophelia! QUEEN GERTRUDE Sweets to the sweet: farewell! (scattering flowers) I hoped thou shouldst have been my Hamlet's wife; I thought thy bride-bed to have deck'd, sweet maid, And not have strew'd thy grave. • • This is a dress with a pinafore: (A pinafore is a pinafore because it was som...more

  • 488: ch 19 Anne of Green Gables

    May 04 2018

    Fun Book Talk

  • 487: ch 18 Anne of Green Gables

    Apr 20 2018

    Links for you: Waterloo Stove: /> Russets are apples: taffy - could have been or could have been Fannie Farmer’s 1896 recipe for Sir John A MacDonald:

  • 486: Ch 17 Anne of Green Gables

    Apr 13 2018

    The artists I mentioned: The really cool template store: For this really cool paper pieced quilt from the :

  • 485 - Chapter 16 - Anne of Green Gables

    Apr 06 2018

    All The Things! from Simplygoodstuff.com (plus I really like these two sponges - the and the The Anne of Green Gables cookbook! Red Crocheted Woolen Hood & blue crossover You can find Laura’s crossover shawl and more (like the children's pattern) at her or find more of her genius at And lookee what Laurie did while listening:

  • 484 - Chapter 15 - Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 30 2018

    Links for you: and My electrical handiwork: My scrappy side table (which I used a for which I used a ): Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email (though it won't have your name on it). Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us kn...more

  • 483 - Chapters 12-14 - Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 23 2018

    Heatherly Walker/Yarn Yenta’s book! And from Robin:  an alternative view point on the Walk Out Not Up movement.  In most cases of child on child violence, it is the bully that kills their classmate and that is generally true for the young school shooters as well.   Even in Columbine,   The movement (along with reading the book ) is much better for bullying.  from Anna G: Scrappy Quilts even some quilts with 1x1 in squares! and Fun with  No one should be ashamed to admit they are wro...more

  • 482 - Chapters 10-11 - Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 16 2018

    The Thank you John in Indiana - The Kitchen is not clean until Dish Rag is scalded! - Journal of Medicinal Food:  "...In conclusion, these RCTs provide scientific evidence that supports the efficacy of turmeric extract (about 1000 mg/day of curcumin) in the treatment of arthritis. ...more rigorous and larger studies are needed to confirm the therapeutic efficacy of turmeric for arthritis."     (Daily James W., Yang Mini, and Park Sunmin. Journal of Medicinal Food.Aug 2016.717-729. ) And it may...more

  • 481 : Chs 8-9 Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 09 2018

    Crafty-cleaning and has products and a zillion tips, and all the listener emails: Lex recommended pet aquarium limescale remover (like for turtle or lizard tanks), of Lavendar Sheep recommends 1:1 white vinegar to dawn - heat the vinegar to mix (the only time you’ll need to heat it), put both in a spray bottle, shake, spray, leave 30 min, scrub, rinse. Here’s the evil hard water. Sigh… Question - does this have anything to do with cleaning (ahem): the golden milk / turmeric thingy. Whatsu...more

  • 480 : Chs 5-7 Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 02 2018

    —skunk cabbage By Sue Sweeney. - . Archived at , , —“looks like a Gimlet” By Wikipedia user Saintswithin - en.wikipedia.org, Public Domain, — —Now I lay me down to sleep - originally published in the , Calvinist, compiled by Benjamin Harris, 1683 —Peep of Day series ( ) —The REAL Captivity Narrative:

  • 479: Chs 3-4 Anne of Green Gables

    Feb 23 2018

    . Do it! The “real” Avonlea is Cavendish. by Laurence Sterne, the source for “Scope of Imagination”. A is the mattress (ish). Candle extinguisher—here is a “snuffer” and here Scrooge is using a GIANT one to “put out” the Ghost of Christmas Past:   - the taking-things-literally gal (watch at 1:30 and especially 2:12) or watch her .

  • 478: Ch 1-2 - Start Anne of Green Gables

    Feb 16 2018

    Chapters 1-2 Anne of Green Gables Ms Rachel is Surprised & Matthew is Surprised (too!) sort of the root of the Irishman joke (similar to this one: Paddy is in jail. Guard looks in his cell and sees him hanging by his feet.  “What the hell you doing?” he asks. “Hanging myself” Paddy replies.  “It should be around your neck” says the Guard. “I know” says Paddy “but I couldn’t breathe”.) Reminds me of the stories we learned about from History of the (very dated and now offensive) term Book T...more

  • 477: Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Feb 09 2018

    At last! Lucy Maud Montgomery!  - you can learn more about premium audio here. - you can sign up for premium audio at link, PLUS doing so from here means you can listen to the free podcast on the app AND access the premium audio on the site and the app. THIS is the ONLY way to get premium audio on the app.  - you can get free and premium audio here - for now. I am still researching to see if it's such a good deal for you. 1-206-350-1642 - listener call-in line - you can click on "contact" fr...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Twelfth Day

    Dec 25 2017

    Twelfth Day… (Find all the days Thank you Librivox.org.) (20 March 1863 – 15 May 1930) was a novelist and playwright, born in Cunningsbury St George, Christ Church, Demerara, British Guyana. In 1894 he published his first novel, At the Gate of Samaria, but he did not achieve real success for another decade, with The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne (1905) and The Beloved Vagabond (1906). Chambers Biographical Dictionary wrote of his "long series of novels and plays which with their charmingly written ...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Eleventh Day

    Dec 24 2017

    Eleventh Day… (Find all the days Thank you Librivox.org. (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular. Born in Por...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Tenth Day

    Dec 23 2017

    Tenth Day… (Find all the days Thank you Librivox.org. (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) Enoch Arnold Bennett was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda, and film. Read by: (31:20) Sir Jehosephat (Sir Jee), A Cresage (?) , Whoever Velasquez might be…HA!, Some part of Mr Smith introduction was funny or important, Nelson Column (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937) was an American author. He was the author of more than...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Ninth Day

    Dec 22 2017

    Ninth Day… (Find all the days Thank you Librivox.org. (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898) better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, ...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Eighth Day

    Dec 22 2017

    Eighth Day… (Find all the days Thank you Librivox.org. (c.1841 - 1919) daughter of Henry Morgan-Clifford, a British Liberal Party politician, and wife of the 15th/25th Baron Dunboyne, an Irish peer. She sometimes also wrote under her married name Marion Clifford-Butler. Read by: (23:49) (1864 - 1916) was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American War, the Second Boer War, and the First World War. His wri...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Seventh Day

    Dec 20 2017

    Seventh Day… (Find all the days Thank you Librivox.org. () xmas short works 2015 Read by: (2:09) (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. He was born in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old. Kipling is best known for his works of fiction, including The Jungle Book...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Sixth Day

    Dec 19 2017

    Sixth Day… (Find all the days ) Thank you Librivox.org.   And that’s all she wrote!       Read by:  6:45  (1867 - 1951) And that’s all we’ve got on her.       Read by:    Thazit.       Read by:   (February 22, 1833-August 10, 1906) also known as Sophie May, was an American author of children's fiction. She also wrote under the pseudonym Ellis Towne.       Read by:   Just a sweet little story of a child’s Christmas dream - 19th Century fan fiction.   That's it.      Read by: Heather   Nada mas.  ...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Fifth Day

    Dec 18 2017

    Fifth Day of Craftlit (Find all the days ) Thank you Librivox.org. (September 1, 1849 – October 31, 1927) was an American educator. She was the founder and first president of what is today National Louis University.[1] Harrison was a pioneer in creating professional standards for early childhood teachers and in promoting early childhood education. Read by: Heather Ordover (15 March 1791–9 March 1873) was an English publisher, editor and author. The son of a bookseller and printer at Windsor, h...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Fourth Day

    Dec 17 2017

    Fourth Day of Craftlit (Find all the days ) Thank you Librivox.org. — - (, and , and  Music: Christmas Lullaby Scotland June 2108 1-800-826-2266 Final payment 15th of March Put it on your gift list - Get for your favorite CraftLit Listener-trip to Scotland The old Christmas Carol audio files that can be played on any computer or mp3 player are here: , and 190 , and 191 Read by for A Christmas Carol—in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens   Next Book: January 20...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Third Day

    Dec 16 2017

    Third Day of Craftlit (Find all the days ) Thank you Librivox.org. was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters". He was particularly known for his tenure as editor of , as well as for his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story “” and the novels  and . — (and if your screen can’t handle the graphics there, here is the ) and a — Music: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear Scotland June 2108 1-800-826-2266 Final payment 1...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Second Day

    Dec 15 2017

    Second Day of Craftlit (Find all the days ) "What Makes Christmas Christmas" and "The Chaparral Christmas" Thank you Librivox.org. Grace Latimer Jones (1879 - ?) American educator, graduate of Bryn Mawr, Suffragette, headmistress at the Columbus School for Girls in Ohio and wife of Charles F. W. McClure, who was a professor of biology at Princeton. - a -- -- Cast of What Makes Christmas Christmas: Narrator:  Christmas Gifts:  Money:  Christmas Tree:  Christmas Stocking:  Plum Pudding:  An Old...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - First Day

    Dec 15 2017

    A Little Book of Christmas: "The Child Who Had Everything But --" and "Santa Claus And Little Billee" First day of Craftlit (Find all the days ) https://craftlit.com/category/bonus/christmas/12-days-2017 Thank you Librivox.org. Today… A Little Book of Christmas John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist. Columbia university, Harper’s magazineS (he worked on or for many), New Metropolitan magazine, and Puck—this guy got around. The ...more

  • 476: Op-Ed - Predator Edition

    Dec 12 2017

    Opening song downloaded in 2006 as podsafe music: DISCLAIMER This bonus episode of CraftLit likely belongs at the end of , but since the inciting incidents didn’t occur for several years, I’m putting it here, but with a warning - language and subject matter are NOT what you will find in the other 475± episodes of CraftLit. This is NOT an episode to have a first-listen with your kids in the car. To that end, I am well aware that there will be parts of this episode that will anger you. If you’ve ...more

  • 475: Sneak Peek

    Dec 01 2017

    |Our Episode Sponsor is… | cards (starts at 5:03) Unlock special pricing for 5 or more cards AND get free shipping on any order by going to . AND you can to win one of THREE cards which I will get to you PRONTO so you can send them to a special someone for the holidays. Here’s an Instagram post from me from nearly a year ago, touting the awesomeness of LovePop cards:    A post shared by Heather Ordover -CraftLit host (@hordover) on Feb 16, 2017 at 4:11pm PST And because is awesome, ...more

  • 474: The Count of Monte Cristo - Listener Episode

    Nov 10 2017

    |Our Episode Sponsor is… | HelloFresh.com (starts at 3:59) For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter promo code craftlit30   | Nikolai Porter | | SCOTLAND | , , , Holiday Vacations Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | BOOKTALK starts at 11:37 |. Other stories on CraftLit: The Shadows The Day Boy and the Night Girl Our Next Book: Anne of Green Gables! Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email (though ...more

  • 473: The Magic Mirror - George MacDonald

    Oct 31 2017

    |Our Episode Sponsor is… | HelloFresh.com (starts at 9:46) For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter promo code craftlit30 | Bits and Bobs | , | SCOTLAND | , , , Holiday Vacations Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | BOOKTALK starts at 15:50 |. Other stories on CraftLit: The Shadows The Day Boy and the Night Girl Our Next Book: Anne of Green Gables! Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email (though i...more

  • 472: chapter 117 - End of The Count of Monte Cristo

    Oct 13 2017

    End of The Count of Monte Cristo (I know!?! 70 whole episodes to pull this sucker off!) | SCOTLAND | Various Stirling Castle sites , , , , and our hotel, the Dunkeld House Hotel and Spa (!) . Dianne’s Video The History of Stirling Castle Monument drone pix 1st half of . Holiday Vacations Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | BOOKTALK starts at xx:xx |. Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email (though it won't have your name on it). Way...more

  • 471 - Chapters 114-116 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Oct 06 2017

    | BOOKTALK starts at 17:33 |. The old text I mentioned about Marius & The Gracci the man and (And Rousseau’s grandfather was a watchmaker and made ) | SCOTLAND |  (1810) is a narrative poem by Sir Walter Scott. , the man Filmed versions of Rob Roy: , , .   Loch Katrine: Heather on Hill Pic: And, for fun, Heather on a Tor (1989): And Ah, Jamie: 1st half of . . Holiday Vacations Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft"   Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequen...more

  • 470 - Chapters 112-113 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 29 2017

    Helping Puerto Rico As many of you know, Puerto Rico has been devastated by the latest slew of hurricanes, leaving the island without power and making it very difficult to contact loved ones. Here in New Hope I know several families affected by this disaster - so from now until Sunday night *half of anything bought from CraftLit will go to a disaster relief fund for Puerto Rico.* See the link below for details.  Book Notes (12:16) It's no surprise that the end of the book is rapidly approachi...more

  • 469 - Chapters 108-111 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 22 2017

    Book Notes (02:28) It's no surprise that the end of the book is rapidly approaching. Once the book is a wrap Heather wants to hear your thoughts on the longest book CraftLit has tackled. But if you're a bit behind don't worry - you can still call in with your takeaways once you've finished and Heather will do another "Wrap-up" episode in a month or so if there are more voices to be heard. Call 206-350-1642 | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get y...more

  • 468 - Chapters 106-107 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 15 2017

    Book Talk (8:51) Links Ch 106 [] [] 107 [] []and the [] | Mapcon 2017 | I spent last weekend at the Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference and had the pleasure of meeting a hotel full of wonderful podcasters. Recording from home can be isolating at times, so it feels great to go out into the wild and meet up with fellow casters to talk about improving our shows and the impact we have on listeners. I've listed a handful of podcasts I encountered at the conference (which I go into more detail about in th...more

  • 467 - Chapters 104-105 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 08 2017

    Book Notes Heather is on her way to the Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference! This episode covers chapters 104-105 and features a few reminders in the pre-book talk to make sure you're all caught up. It's no surprise that the end of the book is rapidly approaching. Once the book is a wrap Heather wants to hear your thoughts on the longest book CraftLit has tackled. But if you're a bit behind don't worry - you can still call in with your takeaways once you've finished and Heather will do another "Wrap...more

  • 466 - Chapters 100-103 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 01 2017

    Book Notes Heather is back from Germany! She is dropping four chapters this week as we approach the end of the book. Below are the links she mentioned and keep an ear out for a bundle of voicemails at the end of the episode.        | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations  -  - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews   Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recen...more

  • 465 - Chapter 99 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Aug 25 2017

    | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations  -  - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews   Book Notes None! Heather is currently returning from Germany. Wish her some good rest and get to listening!   Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email  (though it won't have your name on it). Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: C...more

  • 464 - Chapter 98 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Aug 18 2017

    | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations  -  - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews   Book Notes None! Heather is currently jetting over the great Atlantic yonder to Germany. Wish her safe travels (and all of you stay safe out there, too).   Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email  (though it won't have your name on it). Ways to subscribe to CraftLi...more

  • 463 - Chapters 95-97 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Aug 11 2017

    | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations  -  - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews   Book Notes   None! Heather is absorbing secrets and mysteries from the sea. She'll divulge her discoveries upon her return.    Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email  (though it won't have your name on it). Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audi...more

  • 462 - Chapters 92-94 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Aug 04 2017

    | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations  -  - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews   Book Notes Here's the link to the Tristram Shandy summary I mentioned from Shmoops:   Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email  (though it won't have your name on it). Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe ...more

  • 461b - Bonus interview - EmbodyFocus.com

    Jul 29 2017

    461b - Bonus - Interview with Katie at EmbodyFocus.com/bliss

  • 461 - Chapters 89-91 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 28 2017

    | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations - - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews | CRAFTY CHAT | This week, Craftiness comes from our , Katie at and , the "Internal Decluttering" system that focuses your day. Go right now! (Or, you know...whenever you have time because God knows we're all super busy. Just know the link is here for you when you're ready.) ; If you feel pulled in a m...more

  • 460 - Chapters 86-88 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 21 2017

    Dianne's Heeland Coews | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations - - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | Nada. But on how to get the audio you want: Sign into your membership account in the sidebar. If you aren't a premium listener yet and want downloading-only audio, you can  hosted right here on CraftLit.com (i.e., not on the app, not streaming premium audio, not Patreon-hosted premium ...more

  • 459 - Chapters 84-85 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 14 2017

    Dianne's Heeland Coews | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations - - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | Nada. But on how to get the audio you want: Sign into your membership account in the sidebar. If you aren't a premium listener yet and want downloading-only audio, you can  hosted right here on CraftLit.com (i.e., not on the app, not streaming premium audio, not Patreon-hosted premium ...more

  • 458 - chapters 82-83 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 07 2017

    | SCOTLAND | More on this soon—Hi Kathy!—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations - - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | Nada. But here's the pdf on how to get the audio you want: (click on image for the bigger PDF) Sign in to your membership account in the sidebar or sign up for your premium audio membership or a downloading-only, premium audio membership hosted  (i.e., not on the app, not streaming premium audio, not Patreon-hosted premium audio) | BOOKTAL...more

  • 457 - chapter 81 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 30 2017

    | SCOTLAND | More on this soon, but to get you started Holiday Vacations Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | and the (i.e., not , not ) | BOOKTALK starts at 11:29 | Nada.   Sign up for the (infrequent) .  Get the most recent email (though it won't have your name on it).   Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the a...more

  • 456 - chapters 79-80 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 23 2017

    | Crafty (Life-saving) Chat | The undisclosed location: & podcasts One of the free & their or get on Amazon () Please feel free to tag episodes or send me tags to add to episodes or if you’re interested in volunteering to add the tags to the episodes . Only for clothing - NOT TO BE PUT ON SKIN or a big ol tank of Bulk instructions for a less wasteful Picaridin spray use: Question: Is it possible to buy a refill for the spray bottle? I do not want to throw the pump in the trash fo...more

  • 455 - chapters 77-78 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 16 2017

    455 - Swangry! 2:06 BOOKTALK a  () is like a lute. .  "How was it that Dionysius the Tyrant became a schoolmaster? REALLY it was Denys the Younger who was (a tyrant and) expelled from Syracuse in 343BC OR even MORE REALLY it was Dionysius the Younger or Dionysius II (ibid) But Maier wrote a legend about Dionysius II in his book Atalanta Fugiens (1617), where he was shipwrecked at Corinth and—although he lived poorly—he became a teacher. (Um... Yeah...that's supposed to mean poor-but-happy-becau...more

  • 454 - chapters 74-76 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 09 2017

    CraftyChat This week is JetChat! The (successful!) parchment paper search: Jet has crafty things! Jet has my elusive 2-gallon Ziplocs! Unboxing their awesome packing job. Cold items arrived fresh as daisies! Visit Chapter 76 Book Talk: 6:04   Call in to the voice mail line at 1-206-350-1642 Want a button?

  • 453 - chapter 73 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 02 2017

    453 - SuperBig! Sarah in Houston's book   Let me know if helps you navigate the many ways to listen to CraftLit: BOOK TALK Begins at 03:42 (Just in case you’ve hit that point where it’s been mentioned so much you might as well listen to the darn thing!) Ew.   Call in to the voice mail line at 1-206-350-1642 Want a button?

  • 452 - chapter 72 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 26 2017

    452 chs 72 - Insulated  Repeat post of (for your sanity): BOOK TALK Begins at 15:43 - NSFW (and Not Safe For Kids) Parade pic of Thing 2: Parade pic of our banner from the air: Below are pics I snapped during a pause on the bridge. Everyone was murmuring about how amazing the view "below us" was. I'd tried several times to get a pic while standing, but couldn't get it until I crouched low. Which do you prefer? Pic 1 or Pic 2? Pic 1 Pic 2 Historic Pride (Because Washington Crossed the Del...more

  • 451 - chapters 70-71 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 19 2017

    Crafty Chat, etc.   I know "Broccoli Cauliflower Rice Risotto" sounds like the "Department of Redundancy Department"...still, it's accurate. BOOK TALK Begins at 05:03 Chapter 70 Lady in White Dress with Posy of Forget-Me-Nots circa 1830 (A Gorgeous) Camelia Camelias (and a calyx, center bottom - yes, these are silk but it was the best "both sides now" pic I could find).   Chapter 71 Repeat post of (for your sanity): . Want a button?

  • 450 - chapters 68-69 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 12 2017

    Crafty Chat, etc. Winner of Julie Davis’ book: JoAnna R. coming up on BOOK TALK Begins at 8:07 Listen to BJ’s Chapter 68 Magistrate and orator, chancellor of France under Louis XV. Map (below) includes all the Normandy locations. Chapter 69 Abbé and Wilmore’s home are located on this map, too. Is there a Lutheran / Quaker connection? Let me know. The asylum founded by the Count of Pisani at Palermo: and While researching the asylum I saw this Turkish wiki ban Clic...more

  • 449 - chapter 67 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 05 2017

    Heather's Birthday! This is Justin reporting in. I've hijacked Heather's shownotes so she can gallivant around while taunting wall clocks and wrist watches. Make sure you reach out to her on or and wish her well. I hear each birthday wish will make one of her body's cells immortal. Let's make Heather invincible against the ocean of time! CraftLit forever!   Book Talk Begins at 7:16 Relations Image Mentioned:     Brave New Podcast When: Recording Wednesdays, posting by Friday/CraftLit time (m...more

  • 448 - chapter 66 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Apr 28 2017

    Brave New Podcast When: Recording Wednesdays, posting by Friday/CraftLit time. How and where to listen: - - - Crafty Chat Raffle for Julie’s Book! Go to for the instructions Book Talk Begins at 11:10 No notes needed! Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what y...more

  • 447 - chapters 64-65 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Apr 07 2017

    Chapters 64-65 Crafty Chat links: Book Talk Begins at 10:30 Run AWAY! (Did they get out of the Count's digs in a hurry or what?) The chapter 65 map: Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. Downl...more

  • 446 - chapters 62-63 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 31 2017

    Chapters 62-63 The Glorious DNA Bracelet The clip-a-ble "Mommy's Juice Boxes" The Before the chapter notes - NONE! The After the chapter notes - SPOILERS! The artists mentioned: The sad people of the sad rooms mentioned: ’s Tower (the Torre della Fame in the Piazza dei Cavalieri in Pisa by Archbishop Ruggieri in 1289 In the last circle of hell () ’s in Ferrara ’s room (poor ) In the Lustful circle of Hell () Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Cl...more

  • 445: Chapters 60-61 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 24 2017

    445: Chapters 60-61 — The Count of Monte Cristo Mommy's Juice Boxes Book talk starts at 6:06 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | Book Talk • 6:06 | The Oh-So-Cool Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and ...more

  • 444: Chapters 58-59 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 03 2017

    444: NOLA - chapters 58-59   The Knitting mentioned: | BOOK TALK - 4:06 | Noitier's issues: , , and a .   And, with all the time you'll save not having to follow links, you can join other listeners at the following spots online:   (infrequently used) (where the audio will auto-post)  (where you'll find Erica from the Crafty Chats more than you'll find me) Twitter for and for Hope to see you there!

  • 443: Chapter 57 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 24 2017

    443: IngenWHO? - chapter 57  Patterns mentioned: pattern by Donna Griffin Plum Deluxe - - AT was drinking:  "A Dark Night Orange Spice Puerh"  Then she added this definition: Pu-erh or Pu'er[1] is a variety of fermented tea produced in Yunnan province, China, and named after Pu'er City. Book Talk • 07:39 And, with all the time you'll save not having to follow links, you can join other listeners at the following spots online: (infrequently used) (where the audio will auto-post)...more

  • 442: Chapter 56 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 17 2017

    442: Another Piece of the Puzzle - chapter 56  Tara on the ) Book Talk • 03:36 If YOU can find anything on the Fashion Houses mentioned at , do tell!  "And how shall I be dressed?" demanded Andrea. "Oh, very simply; black trousers, patent leather boots, white waistcoat, either a black or blue coat, and a long cravat. Go to Blin or Veronique for your clothes. Baptistin will tell you where, if you do not know their address. The less pretension there is in your attire, the better will be the...more

  • 441: Chapter 55 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 10 2017

    441: Listen - chapter 55  Book Talk • 23:58 Nope. Really, this week, not so much. Just listen to the GORGEOUS writing! And, with all the time you'll save not having to follow links, you can join other listeners at the following spots online: (infrequently used) (where the audio will auto-post)  (where you'll find Erica from the Crafty Chats more than you'll find me) Twitter for and for Hope to see you there!

  • 440: Chapter 54 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 03 2017

    440: DoublePlusGood - chapter 54 . Or, see my bag .   Book Talk • 9:03

  • 439: Chapter 53 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Jan 20 2017

    439: Mellow Drama - chapter 53 Articles on how the industry is changing , , and . Book Talk • 8:51 The Opera: By Anonymous print - User scan of Fontaine, Gérard (2004). Charles Garnier's Opéra: Architecture and Interior Decor, translated by Charles Penwarden. Paris: Éditions Patrimoine. . Original: Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra, Public Domain, Degas (damning?) take on the crowd “watching” the Ballet of the Nuns (or the daemons… I never was clear on this bit: By - , Public Domain...more

  • 438: Chapter 52 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Jan 13 2017

    Oh No! Not Again! Count of Monte Cristo Chapter 52  Call in to the voice mail line at 1-206-350-1642 [Book Talk @ 6:48] Links for you! (parakeet) : "The ingredients of the mixture are basically known but not how they were blended. Aqua Tofana contained mostly arsenic and lead and possibly belladonna. It was a colorless, tasteless liquid and so easily mixed with water or wine to be served during meals." and His sonny-boy And check out the growing list of fun things to get from the (or ...more

  • 437: Chapter 51 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Jan 06 2017

    That Time Again Count of Monte Cristo Chapter 51  [Book Talk @ 2:05] Links for you! My new fave line (forgot to mention this: "Man proposes. Money disposes." Corollary: "Man Plans. God Laughs." (Oh, Charles X, you pesky problem child) "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers," Shakespeare,  ii  And check out the growing list of fun things to get from the (or the ): by   I shamefacedly admit that Justin had to put this puppy together for me again. The editing software grou...more

  • On the Twelfth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 24 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: The Night After Christmas (1907) By: Ann P.L.Field -     From:   eText:   Read by: Jan MacGillivray -     Her Birthday Dream (1916) By: Nellie C. King -       From:   eText: Christmas Stories And Legends by Phebe A. Curtiss -    Read by: Angela (BookAngel7) -     A Letter from Santa Claus  By: Samuel Clemens   From:   eText: Read by: Andrew Ordover   The Philanthropist's Christmas (1913) By: James Weber Linn -   From: The Children's Book of C...more

  • On the Eleventh Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 23 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: DAY ELEVEN A Rhyme for Christmas (Publication delayed by the author's determined, but futile attempt to find the rhyme) (1911) By: John Challing  (Radcyffe Hall) - From: The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII -    eText:   Read by: Alan Davis Drake -   The Errors of Santa Claus (1917) By: Stephen Butler Leacock -     From:   eText: Frenzied Fiction -   Read by: William Coon - To An Old Fogey (Who Contends that Christmas is Played Out) By: Owen...more

  • On the Tenth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 22 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here:   DAY TEN Christmas at Red Butte By: Lucy Maud Montgomery -      From:   eText:   Read by: Lynne Thompson -     A Christmas Surprise at Enderly Road By: Lucy Maud Montgomery -     From:   eText:   Read by: Read by Jedopi -     The First Noel (c. 1823) Traditional English -     From:   eText:   Sung by: Claire Goget -     CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: Craf...more

  • On the Ninth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 21 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: A Christmas Inspiration  By: Lucy Maud Montgomery -   From:   eText:   Read by: Darcia Douglass -     A Christmas Mistake By: Lucy Maud Montgomery -   From:   eText:   Read by: TriciaG -       It Came Upon the Midnight Clear By: Edmund Hamilton Sears (1875) -   From:   eText:   Sung by:  Kristin Hughes -     CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Fa...more

  • On the Eighth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 20 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here:   DAY EIGHT A Conscience Pudding (1904) By: Edith Nesbit -     From:   eText:   Read by: Cori Samuel -   Lo, How a Rose Ere Blooming By: Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621) -   From:   eText:   Sung by:  Mark F. Smith -  & Laurie Anne Walden - Fiona Shaw (Medea) and the show’s director (the FABULOUS) Deborah Warner on a theater chat show: And the whole show as a BBC Radio 3 production:   BBC recipe for Christmas Pudding:  (share your fave recipe be...more

  • On the Seventh Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 19 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: The Eve of St. Nicholas  By: Elizabeth M. Laws Hibberd / Faith Wynne (1836 - c. 1930) -     From:   eText: What the Little Bird Told the Christmas Tree (1913)    Read by: Ruth Golding -   The Thin Santa Claus or The Chicken Yard That Was a Christmas Stocking (1909) By: Ellis Parker Butler -     From:   eText:   Read by: Several readers Sussex Carol Traditional:  From:   Etext: Sung by: Kristin Hughes -   CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audi...more

  • On the Sixth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 18 2016

    DAY SIX Reginald on Christmas Presents (1904) By: Saki -    From: Reginald (1904) -    eText:   Read by: Bob Gonzalez -     Grandmother's Christmas Story (1913) By: Elizabeth M. Laws Hibberd / Faith Wynne (1836 - c. 1930) -   /   From:   eText: What the Little Bird Told the Christmas Tree (1913)   Read by: Ruth Golding -   Reginald’s Christmas Revel (1904) By: Saki -    From: Reginald (1904) -    eText:   Read by: Bob Gonzalez -   Joy to the World Georg Friedrich Händel-https://librivox.o...more

  • On the Fifth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 17 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: The Snow Man (1902) By: Alfred B. Cooper (1863 - 1936) - From: eText: (interactive) Read by: Garth Burton -   Yes Virginia... (1897) By: Francis P. Church - From: eText: Read by: 2Bears - Angels We Have Heard on High By: Traditional, French, translated to English by Bishop James Chadwick - 1813–1882 - From: eText: Sung by: Sunshine Paul -   CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits CraftLit.com voicemail line:...more

  • 436: Chapters 49-50 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Dec 16 2016

    Merry & Bright Count of Monte Cristo Chapters 49-50  [Book Talk @ 10:19] Truncated show notes again!  and the page And check out the growing list of fun things to get from the (or the ): by It's the last week of my computer's early death (it's in the shop. If you talk nerd like me: Turns out the Solid State hard drive started to die, took out the fusion drive with it and then, in an epic domino maneuver, took out my graphics card. That's why by Thursday the only way I could manipulate...more

  • On the Fourth Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 16 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/   The lineup: The Christmas Stocking (1905) By: L Frank Baum - https://librivox.org/author/406  From: https://librivox.org/librivox-2006-christmas-short-works-collection/  eText: http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Text/christmas_stocking.htm  Read by: Judy Bieber - https://librivox.org/reader/100    The Shepherd Who Didn't Go (1916) By: Jay T. Stocking https://librivox.org/author/10171 From: https:...more

  • On the Third Day (before) Christmas...

    Dec 15 2016

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    Dec 14 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: The lineup: A Cornish Christmas Play by William Sandys, from Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern,... London, Richard Beckley, 1833 The Christmas Gift That Came To Rupert- a story for little soldiers—by Bret Harte     Many thanks to our voices  I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day sung by  And tons of voices on the Cornish Play, put together by Simon Taylor and CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits CraftLit.com voicemail lin...more

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    Dec 13 2016

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  • 435: Chapter 48 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Dec 09 2016

    Epic computer meltdown right after recording. I'm actually typing these notes on my phone. No idea when I'll have a working machine again (or at least a machine I can trust to keep working). Not exactly in the holiday budget... So. All credit to Justin, my awesome editor at  for sweeping in and making an episode out of the big wad of audio. All hail Justin! And on that note, I go back to the tech support call that's had me on hold...today.

  • 434: Chapters 46-47 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Nov 18 2016

    Chapters 46-47 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 6:44 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | BOOK TALK - 6:44 | Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | LISTEN - MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know w...more

  • 433: Chapter 45 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Nov 11 2016

    Chapter 45 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 5:04 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | BOOK TALK - 5:04 |     Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | LISTEN - MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us ...more

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  • 432 ch 44 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Nov 04 2016

    chapter 44 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at x:xx Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | BOOK TALK • 3:26 |  Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know w...more

  • 431 chs 41-43 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Oct 28 2016

    chapters 41-43 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 3:24 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | BOOK TALK • 3:24 |  Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us kno...more

  • 430 chapter 40 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Oct 07 2016

    chapter 40 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 8:24 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | BOOK TALK • 8:24 | Last Episode's Sponsor:  Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the app (see below) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your ques...more

  • 429 chapter 38 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 23 2016

    Chapter 38 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 8:24 Call in Line - 1–206–350–1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream this week Our CraftLit Channel can be found at        What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 8:24 | Our Sponsor: Some other podcasts for you           Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated au...more

  • 428 chapter 37 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 16 2016

    Chapter 37 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 1:50 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | NO Crafty Chat Livestream this week What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat?   for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 1:50 | The (with pictures!!!) (just a start of all the stuff you can find on this puppy!)           Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Clic...more

  • 427 chapter 36 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Sep 09 2016

    chapter 36 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 8:24 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream this week   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at     The pictures below take you to .      shadow knitting - sort of using Ecken+Kanten • Nuvo pattern   Ecken+Kanten• Yarn balls     What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat?   for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK T...more

  • 426 chapter 35 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Aug 19 2016

    chapter 35 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 4:24 Call in Line - 1–206–350–1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream this week   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at     Erica was heroic this week and did a What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 4:32 |  The (with pictures!!!)                 - follow them @MtnRoseHerbs, and on how you c...more

  • 425: Chapter 34 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Aug 12 2016

    * Book talk starts at 6:39 * Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestreams No Crafty Chats until September - sorry! Our CraftLit Channel can be found at    | BOOK TALK • 6:39 | is awesome. By - :     , Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7013028 Countess G___ is Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via C...more

  • 424: Chapter 33 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 22 2016

    chapter 33 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 4:24 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: |   Crafty Chat Livestream links   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at     Bolded time codes take you to as do the pictures below      Free Range Far-From-Reality pic • Garter Stitch Shawl   Giant Cowl • Far-From-(Duck)Reality  More detailed links and fun can be found in Crafty Chat 423 on our Craft...more

  • 423: Chapters 31 & 32 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 15 2016

    chapters 31-32 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 05:00 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream this week   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at     Bolded time codes take you to as do the pictures below       New Family Member • Dawn's Tour de Fleece   Neverending Cast off • Bullet Journal & Zentangling   The awesome gray pens     More detailed links an...more

  • 422: Chapter 30 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 08 2016

    Sticky - Annotated Audiobooks chapter 30 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 12:07 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream this week   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at     Bolded time codes take you to as do the pictures below     Texas Caviar • spindle and lazy kate   More detailed links and fun can be found in Crafty Chat 421 on our CraftLit Channel (so they do...more

  • 421 chapters 28 and 29 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jul 01 2016

    chapters 28–29 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 18:20 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream this week Pi Shawl Mmmm. Bacon. The That'sTooBig-a-saurus Nannette's gift shirt - see the "stitches" on the world! More detailed links and fun can be found in Crafty Chat 421 on our CraftLit Channel (so they don't take up so much space here)    | BOOK TALK • 18:20 |...more

  • 420: Chapter 27 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 17 2016

    chapter 27 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 10:20 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | No Crafty Chat Livestream this week Our CraftLit Channel can be found at    | BOOK TALK • 10:20 | and a    and the and Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via Click here to subscribe via You can also subscribe via Or subscribe through the ...more

  • 419: chapter 26 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 10 2016

    Chapter 26 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 18:24 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | The Baby Boy in Question: Today's Paris Tour Insight:    Let's dream a little Midnight in Paris-ish-ness... then call Dianne right away to join up with us in Montmartre for the tour 1-800-826-2266, or toodle on over to : Keyword "Craft"       Crafty Chat Livestream links   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at   ...more

  • 418: Chapter 25 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 20 2016

    chapter 25 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 8:26 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream links   Bolded time codes take you to as do the pictures below What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? for ideas and suggestions. You will not believe what !    Dawn's Neverending Yarn Ball of T-shirts • shard shawl   Erica's Amy King Sweater• Heather's DNA Bracelet t...more

  • 417 Chapters 23 - 24 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 13 2016

    chapters 23-24 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 10:10 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Crafty Chat Livestream links   Bolded time codes take you to as do the pictures below What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? for ideas and suggestions.   The week of birthin' babies made it too tricky to get crafty audio to you, but you probably will want to go .       Dawn's Neverending Ya...more

  • 416 Chapters 21-22 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 06 2016

    Chapters 21-22 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 16:40 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Today's Paris Tour Insight:   Daydream with me that we're off taking a gander at the City of Lights ... then call Dianne right away to join up with us for the actual tour 1-800-826-2266, or toodle on over to : Keyword "Craft"   Crafty Chat Livestream links   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at   Bolded time c...more

  • 415: Chapters 19-20 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Apr 29 2016

    Chapters 19-20 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 12:30 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Today's Paris Tour Insight: Today's Paris thoughts come from Gabby - and I'll be sharing the links from her, too. But in the meantime, here is the important bit: Dianne's number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" Crafty Chat Li...more

  • 414: Chapter 18 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Apr 22 2016

    Chapter 18 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 13:50 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Today's Paris Tour Insight: The Musée d'Orsay! Oh my. Please go ... Then call Dianne right away to join up with us for the tour 1-800-826-2266, or toodle on over to : Keyword "Craft" Crafty Chat Livestream links No Crafty Chat links this week - at least not right away. It was a nutty recording ses...more

  • 413: Chapter 17 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Apr 15 2016

    Chapter 17 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 5:55 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Today's Paris Tour Insight: We're spending too much time in France - well, in the Chateau d'If - to chat up Paris today. But that shouldn't stop you from calling Dianne and signing up for the tour 1-800-826-2266, or toodle on over to : Keyword "Craft" Crafty Chat Livestream links  No Crafty Chat th...more

  • 412: Chapter 16 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Apr 08 2016

    Chapter 16 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 13:31 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | APRIL 2006 - April 2016 • TEN YEARS of CRAFTLIT| Take a moment to celebrate CraftLit's 10th anniversary by sharing your favorite book‡ (knowing that tomorrow you could very well send in a different answer—and you're welcome to). You can: 
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  • 411: Chapter 15 — The Count-- PARENTAL ADVISORY skip 8:05-20:20

    Apr 01 2016

    Chapter 15 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 13:31 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | APRIL 2006 - April 2016 • TEN YEARS of CRAFTLIT| Send an audio clip of you telling us about your fave book! This way, if you missed the 400th Episode Share-fest, you can do it now. Call our voicemail line: 206-350-1642 or use Speakpipe.com/craftlit (now you can talk for THREE minutes!). | Today's P...more

  • 410: Chapters 13-14 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 25 2016

    410: Chapters 13-14 — The Count of Monte Cristo Chapters 13-14 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 18:30 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | Today's Paris Tour Insight | Call Dianne to get All The News on signing up 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | A Quilt for Henry | If you would like to be part of for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'l...more

  • 409: Chapters 11-12 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 18 2016

    Chapters 11-12 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 13:15 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Today's Paris Tour Insight: Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | A Quilt for Henry | If you would like to be part of for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. Crafty Chat Live...more

  • 408: Chapters 9-10 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 11 2016

    Chapters 9-10 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 13:15 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Paris Tour info: Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | Crafty Bits| If you would like to be part of for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. Crafty Chat Livestream links Bolded ...more

  • 407: Chapters 7-8 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Mar 04 2016

    Generic Count: http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2095/11/1.jpg Chapters 7-8 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 13:40 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | Today's Paris Tour info: Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, : Keyword "Craft" | Crafty Bits| If you would like to be part of for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'll find ...more

  • 406: Chapter 6 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 26 2016

    I’m Sorry Dave The family asks for memorials in lieu of flowers to Saint James On The Parkway 3225 East Minnehaha Parkway Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417-1498 Phone: (612) 724-3425 Office e-mail: stjamesotp@comcast.net Book talk starts at 20:00 Call in Line – 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment – First CoMC episode: | | Crafty Bits| Time code links take you to Layering Shrug Crochet in Process Yarn for the Cuff The Cuff The Natural J...more

  • 405 - Chapter 5 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 19 2016

    Chapter 5 - The Count of Monte Cristo Book talk starts at 21:00 Call in Line – 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment – First CoMC episode: | | Crafty Bits| Time code links are for and take you to YouTube Dawn Cowl:   Stitch Markers:   and would be brands of the coated jewelry wire I used for the stitch markers. Crimp beads are just… . Briar Rose Fibers: My leg warmers are made with “Nate’s Sock Yarn”, which it doesn’t look like she has right now. ...more

  • 404: Chapters 3-4 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 12 2016

    [iframe style="border:none" src="http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4144906/height/360/width/450/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/943aa9" height="360" width="450" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Got Clocked! Book talk starts at 15:40 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | Crafty Bits| Time code links take you to YouTub...more

  • 403: Chapters 1-2 — The Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 05 2016

    Chapters 1-2 — The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts at 16:50 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | Crafty Bits| Time code links take you to YouTube •  ◦ yarn from  ◦ crochet shawl is  ◦  ◦ AT Blanton’s markers (pending) ◦ RevKnits Christmas Shawl pattern ▪ •  ◦ swatch for hat ◦ Briar Rose Charity — ▪ Details on Alzheimer’s donation for pattern at above link. •  ◦ •  ◦ on the (free to join - you don'...more

  • 402: Dumas Prequel - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jan 29 2016

    Intro to The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandré Dumas Book talk starts right away Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First CoMC episode: | | Crafty Bits| • Nada this week | Book Talk - right away | •  & for the over-achievers: . • Dumas' family tree quote: "My father was a mulatto, my grandfather was a Negro, and my great-grandfather a monkey. You see, Sir, my family starts where yours ends."  • And for those of you lucky enough to read French:“M...more

  • 401: chapters 47-50 - Sense and Sensibility

    Oct 16 2015

    - Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 - Call in and leave an audio comment - - First S&S episode: |   The Count of Monte Cristo on , , at   | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | I’d love it if you wouldn't mind sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers. !If you <3 this episode and have a sec, please head on over to iTunes and kindly  to the free podcast! Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via  Click here to subscribe via  You ca...more

  • 400th Episode Celebration!

    Oct 09 2015

    YORK KNITTERS & DENIZENS OF SURROUNDING AREAS: Meet up with the #CraftLitTour2015 in York on October 14 at 6:30 pm at the Crossed Keys Pub at 34 Goodramgate    for her service dog   - Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 - Call in and leave an audio comment - - First S&S episode: | | Nominations | Most Likely to be Beaten With a Parasol: a tie—Margaret and Mr. Thornton Most Likely to be Invited to Tea: —thank you, Tara! Most Likely to be Summed up as a GIF: —thank you, Lily! Most Intere...more

  • 399: chapters 45-46 - Sense and Sensibility

    Sep 25 2015

    Chapters 45-46 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 16± min Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty Bits| • Pairfect sock yarn from , carried in the US . • (the really cool mill with the antique machinery) (Thank you, Martha) • Any advice for washing stinky dog fur for spinning? Let me know if the comments below, on a voicemail (206-350-1642), or . • vs • In London October 18, 2015? So am I!!! Come ...more

  • 398: chapters 42-44 - Sense and Sensibility

    Sep 18 2015

    Chapters 42-44 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 7± min Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty Bits| • Lord Byron in a can (let him out!) • and (thank you Gabrielle) In London? I AM! 18 Oct 2015! Come meet me and get a dose of Cognitive Anchoring! - ! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! - Special 400th Episode Celebration!!! Join The Fun! It's coming sooner than you thi...more

  • 397: chapters 40-41 - Sense and Sensibility

    Sep 11 2015

    CORRECT FILE of Chapters 40-41 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 6 min Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty Bits| My Superpower: some , and some , and a slightly more take on the . In London? Nearby? Come meet me and get a dose of Cognitive Anchoring! - ! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! - Special 400th Episode Celebration!!! Join The Fun! It's coming sooner than...more

  • 396: chapters 38-39 - Sense and Sensibility

    Aug 28 2015

    Chapters 38-39 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 10 min Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty Bits| Bleak House—not sure you're ready for the whole 800+ pages-worth of audio? Try the first bundle (of five). We'll give you a bit of time to listen, then send you a discount coupon in case you'd like to get the rest. Voice Pro app for recording audio . If you have a particularly good Andro...more

  • 395: chapters 35-37 - Sense and Sensibility

    Aug 21 2015

    Chapters 35-37 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 8 min Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty | Dog-Hair/Merino Mill options from Joy—2:50 by Sarah Hunt (Swenstea on Rav) video audio podcast and podcast Ashley Yousling, (contact: Hello@WoolFull.com) Have more mill ideas? ! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! —27:20 —27:30 And our video of listeners listening (you can still send i...more

  • 394: chapters 33-34 - Sense and Sensibility

    Aug 14 2015

    Chapters 33-34 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 15 min Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty | or listen here: ! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! —2:40 Dog Hair Merino Mill options? —6:05 The SCULPTOR—8:10 Mei's link to the —10:48 —11:25 And our video of listeners listening (you can still send in pix - I'll add - I ha...more

  • 393: chapters 31-32 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jul 24 2015

    N.B. The technology woes mentioned in the show exploded after recording (and losing the audio again... and again... and again...). The good news is that I get a new harddrive next Tuesday. A girl can dream... Chapters 31-32 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 17:50 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | NEWSLETTER Sign-up | Want to get the missing audio from today's episode? Please . One Stop Shopping! | Cr...more

  • 392: chapters 29-30 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jul 17 2015

    Chapters 29-30 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 07:00 Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Crafty | Surviving a manipulator, 21st Century edition: and the that you may find interesting. Eeek for punctuation but an A+++ fascinating imagining of and a page of her general , , and a brilliant hack for making a . (She also has a surprising article on - read carefully as she does warn you whe...more

  • 391: chapters 27-28 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jul 10 2015

    All About The Place - Annotated Audiobooks Chapters 27-28 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 19:45. Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | Crafty and * Listener Tony's : which is on and and, of course, * * * * * * * * * Be a reader for CraftLit! * * Thank you to Lauren (our math listener), Sarah (our secretly someday-crafty listener), Tara (our superfan), Kathy (who knows her tea), Kaet (who asks th...more

  • 390: chapters 25-26 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jun 26 2015

    Chapters 25-26 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 25:00. Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | Crafty and (we don't send very often, 100% non-spammy) Be a reader for CraftLit! —thank you Shannon. From the : —Thank you Rita —thank you Jeniffer —thank you AT Kathi says Finding out if for Kathi —thank you Char 'Fiona' —thank you Dixie —thank yo...more

  • 389: chapters 23-24 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jun 19 2015

    Chapters 21-22 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 08:05. Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | Crafty and (we don't send very often, 100% non-spammy) productivity links and apps: , and , , , , , my new fave helper (which is ), and my fave keep-track-of-what-I-need-to-read app —which lets me export to Kindle. (Note: not all apps are free.) Barbara's new podcast , Special episode ideas?** or Hangouts...more

  • 388: chapters 21-22 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jun 05 2015

    Chapters 21-22 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 1:25. Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | Facebook Sugar Plums — , , , . Lavender Water — , , , Special episode ideas?** Hangouts The Canterville/Dorian/Jekyll conversation - June 20 - 2pm Eastern - the Link will be sent to you in a Premium Newsletter. Premium Patreon Patron - only hangout - Wednesday, June 10 - If y...more

  • 387: chapters 19-20 - Sense and Sensibility

    May 29 2015

    Chapters 19-20 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 11:25. Call in Line - 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment - First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | Our Hike: NOEL COWARD is actually author of Enter Laughing is by , and I TOTALLY forgot, is Joan River's Autobiography (duh). Your pictures — Thank you —  and her Brontë-esque / Austen-esque novels Sorry about last week's episode cutting out issue - grrrrr. Shout out...more

  • 386: chapters 17-18 - Sense and Sensibility

    May 22 2015

    If the episode freezes at 47:44, know that we're working on it. No idea what the issue is. Stay tuned... Like a Weed - Audiobooks with Benefits Chapters 17-18 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 11:25. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | Gardening Info from: Anita (WellKnitLife), Tigerjill and chop up the young leaves in salad), france_normandy . And this book was recommende...more

  • 385 - chapters 15 - 16 - Sense and Sensibility

    May 15 2015

    Chapters 15-16 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 05:50. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | (the Two Margos!) podcast "" on CraftLit - 3:07 And this came in after uploading the episode: ! Whole play will be posted soon! | Book Talk — 05:50 | Reminder of Deb's Chart: (Book and Whispersync of this one-->) and the (sadly short lived) by Create a u...more

  • 384 - chapters 13 - 14 - Sense and Sensibility

    May 08 2015

    Chapters 13-14 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 010:26. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations |  Crafty Science Fair and the Bivalves (, , , ) - 2:07  info! - 8:50 Don't forget to send yarn to Abraham's Tent (info at ) | Book Talk — 10:26 | Reminder of Deb's Chart: by Create a unique online at Zazzle. Only a couple of seats left for this Fall's tour to th...more

  • 383 - chapters 11 - 12 - Sense and Sensibility

    May 01 2015

    Chapters 11-12 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 09:10. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | and an - 4:00 Hexie Basting - 6:54 Don't forget to send yarn to Abraham's Tent (info at ) | Book Talk — 9:10 | Deb's Chart: Elizabeth Gaskell Miniature pic Pocket Books by Create a unique online at Zazzle. Only a couple of seats left for this Fall's tour to the L...more

  • 382 - chapters 9-10 - Sense and Sensibility

    Apr 24 2015

    Chapters 9-10 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 09:52. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | The only thing I think you'll want to see are Diane's Hexies and her Mother's quilts. Tween quilt Pinwheel quilt "My Mother's Garden" pattern If you have a chance to pledge soemthing to Craftlit between now and April 30th, please head over to The matching fund is good through the 30th (and a...more

  • 381 - chapters 7-8 - Sense and Sensibility

    Apr 17 2015

    Chapters 7-8 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 13:51. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | Book your seat on the October 2015 Lake District Tour 1-800-826-2266 Send in a message to play on our episode. Use the call-in line 1-206-350-1642 or or (if you really don't want to hear your own voice on the podcast) and I'll get someone to read it for you and, likewise, if you would like to read a letter for me to play....more

  • 380 - chapters 5–6 - Sense & Sensibility

    Apr 10 2015

    Chapters 5-6 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 14:00. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | Check in on the  if you're a patron (old or new). There's a new video there for you! Send in audio to play on our episode. Use the call in Line 1-206-350-1642 or or if you really do not want to hear your own voice on the podcast, send an email and I'll read it. CraftLit apps for  •  •  - 2:...more

  • 379 - chapters 3–4 - Sense & Sensibility

    Apr 03 2015

    Chapters 3-4 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts at 21:40. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | —#2 is our nominee! - main site Our for October 2015   Premium Audio — The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 17 (1881) of The Picture of Dorian Gray this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a but...more

  • 378 - Chapters 1–2 - Start of Sense & Sensibility

    Mar 27 2015

    Chapters 1-2 of Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen. Book talk starts right after housekeeping. Call in Line 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!  First S&S episode: | | Order of Operations | Welcome/Housekeeping - 1:05 How to skip the crafty chat (on later episodes) - 2:15 Listen on-the-go via free apps (see right-hand sidebar) - 3:00 Sign up for Premium Streaming Audio (currently The Picture of Dorian Gray) or Premium Download-only Audio - 3:11 Thank you to...more

  • Post-Herland Bonus — CraftLit: Audiobooks with Benefits for Busy People

    Mar 13 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Upcoming Book | by Jane Austen. Your book talk IS this episode. . Sense and Sensibility begins in late March 2015. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Nope! Newsletter Links —>The (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send info out) Th...more

  • 377 - Chapter 12 - End of Herland

    Feb 27 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 5:50. . Sense and Sensibility begins in late March 2015. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | My Spindles! Sign up for the to find out about all the fun bits we're planning between now and our next book! Newslett...more

  • 376 - Chapter 11 - Herland

    Feb 20 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18:40. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Mollie's Book: The (apparently out of print) book Mollie recommended: Holdover links: Newsletter Links The (just one at start of the month—or...more

  • 375b - Chapter 10 - Herland

    Feb 14 2015

    Ferris Joss The other Movie Zeitgeist Emma Watson

  • 375 - Chapter 10 - Herland

    Feb 13 2015

    The Party of the First Part - Chapter 10 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18:40. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Jean Brown Video: Scroll down , spiral bound book, and Aunt Becky (plus a secondary source for the . for the ,...more

  • 374 - Chapter 9 - Herland

    Feb 06 2015

    Stirred Not Shaken - and Chilled | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 4:00. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Well... not so much crafty... but then, speaking is a craft I guess... so ... The music that may have been th...more

  • 373 - Chapter 8 - Herland

    Jan 30 2015

    Penny for Your Thoughts | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 15:10. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Examples of Penny rugs , , , , and and . Tutorials for Penny Rugs: and ; - plus tutorial on and . AnneLena's Husband's The famil...more

  • CraftLit Bonus - Theater of War - 372b

    Jan 28 2015

    , in case you want a look-see and the  of an actual soldier who is facing actual medical problems after decades of service. If you would like to help, *     *Disclosure: this is the family of a long-time listener and Defarge designer.

  • On Serial - CraftLit Bonus

    Jan 26 2015

    You can find  , the adorable , , , , , , and .   You can contact  and .   .

  • 372 - Chapter 7 - Herland

    Jan 23 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 12:50. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | (plus ) Instagram's #DoYouThinkI'mHexie led me to Mount Timpanogos (Timp, for short) from its East side (Brightpool, Aug 2014) This photo of Heber City is c...more

  • 371b - A Conversation - Herland

    Jan 16 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 11:20. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Not so much the Crafty Bits this week (unless you count my dad's mind) | and his and , , , , Ursula K. Le Guin article on the differences between men's ...more

  • 371 - Chapter 6 - Herland

    Jan 09 2015

    Chapter 6 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 6 of by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 11:20. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Not so much the Crafty Bits this week | Newsletter Links The (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send ...more

  • 370 - Chapter 5 -- Herland

    Jan 02 2015

    Chapter 5 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 5 of by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins right away. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Bits | No links to speak of, really, this week. Just the book. Newsletter Links The (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emer...more

  • A Christmas Carol - 04 - T'was a Treat

    Dec 24 2014

    Your special treat from Jon Scholes. (And its.)

  • A Christmas Carol -03- Charles Dickens - Audiobooks with Benefits

    Dec 23 2014

    A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens—Stave the Fourth, Stave the Fifth Music used in this Audiobook with Benefits compiled from from Community Audio Internet Archive Holiday Brass Ensemble, Nemesis, 12 Days of Christmas, and The First Noel all from the YouTube Music Library Dickens of a Christmas Blog Hop (from 2010, but still excellent recipe links!)   From the text: ...and Bob served it out with beaming looks, while the chestnuts on the fire sputtered and crac...more

  • A Christmas Carol -02- Charles Dickens - Audiobook with Benefits

    Dec 22 2014

    A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens Stave 3 Music used in this Audiobook with Benefits compiled from    from Community Audio Internet Archive   Holiday Brass Ensemble, Nemesis, 12 Days of Christmas, and The First Noel all from the YouTube Music Library   Dickens of a Christmas Blog Hop (from 2010, but still excellent recipe links!)

  • A Christmas Carol -01- Charles Dickens - Audiobook with Benefits

    Dec 21 2014

    A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens Staves 1–2  Music used in this Audiobook with Benefits compiled from    from Community Audio Internet Archive   Holiday Brass Ensemble, Nemesis, 12 Days of Christmas, and The First Noel all from the YouTube Music Library   Dickens of a Christmas Blog Hop (from 2010, but still excellent recipe links!)

  • 369 - Chapter 4 -- Herland

    Dec 19 2014

    Chapter 4 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 4 of by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins right away. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links (mostly in order of appearance) | | Crafty Bits | with cute EPP bits. Newsletter Links The (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audi...more

  • 368 - Chapter 3 -- Herland

    Dec 12 2014

    Chapter 3 - Herland | Call in Line| 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 3 of by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links in order of appearance | Mailing List links below , , +  +  | Crafty Bits | Katie's Quilts There's the first one! The thimble that fits my ...more

  • 367 - Chapter 2 - Herland

    Nov 28 2014

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 2 of by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18:40. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links (mostly in order of appearance) | | Crafty Bits | Kiffles—, , Bryndzové Halušky—, and video help Links to EPP tutorial videos: (which may be all you need) full-of-EPP-bi...more

  • 366 - Chapter 1 -- Herland [Start of Book]

    Nov 21 2014

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 1 of by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18 minutes. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Member Audio stream can be found and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links (mostly in order of appearance) | | Crafty Bits | The Rend and the Mend Before, during and after on the Hexagon Quilt Ana's retreat: : a casual retreat for knitters at Purit...more

  • Bonus Poetry

    Nov 11 2014

    Peter Ffrench reads Flanders Fields on the 2010 CraftLit tour to London, Bath, and Wales. AND I will be on ! Call in to win signed copies of books and/or ask me anything! FUN!

  • Interview Bonus Episode!

    Nov 03 2014

    Double your host-fun and add a little awesome author-ness. Nathan Gilmour of the Christian Humanist podcast joins Heather to talk with Elizabeth Greene, author of "Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)." Link to Link to      Next book, Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gillman will begin on November 21st, 2014.

  • Halloween Bonus 2014

    Oct 31 2014

    Re-recorded and Remastered and Read by Jon Scholes! And more audio in the !

  • 365 - Chapters 50 - 52--North & South [End of Book]

    Oct 10 2014

    | Call in Line| 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapters 50–52 / vol 2 chs 25-27 of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 10:26. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Audio stream can be found . First-->GO WATCH EPISODE FOUR! . . . she said grinning. . . | Links in order of appearance:* | Arlen's | Crafty Bits | Forgot last week: Deb's Quilting needles arrived—wh...more

  • 364— chapters 47-49 -- North & South

    Oct 03 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapters 47–49 / vol 2 chs 22-24 of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 18:50 min. .   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Audio stream can be found . | eMail Down! | If you have written me in the last week and a half and haven't heard back, try sending again. I thought a size-800+ inbox meant I was getting my email. I wasn't. It was...more

  • 363—Chapters 45 & 46 -- North & South

    Sep 26 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapters 45–46 / vol 2 chs 20-21 of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 22:30 min. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Audio stream can be found . | Links in order of appearance:* | | New Books and Crafty Stuff | Best quilting needles and  for fixing Hougie's quilt and an article about the site: . is the author of...more

  • 362—Chapters 43–44 -- North & South

    Sep 19 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapters 43-44 / vol 2 chs 18-19 of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at xx min. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the , the Premium Audio stream can be found . | Links in order of appearance:* | TI 30 Pocket Sliderule calculator with my British Thornton ACTUAL Slide Rule, and. . .  TI 84 Pocket calculator (which is mocking my original—herm) The ...more

  • 361 -- Chapter 42 -- North & South

    Sep 12 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 42 / vol 2 ch. 17 of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16:45min. .   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Thank you so much for voting for the first round!Fingers Crossed! |   | Links in order of appearance:* | Robin Williams / Depression related links: — from Christina — from Jane W | New Books and Crafty Stuff | The Netting ...more

  • 360 -- Chapter 41-- North & South

    Sep 05 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 41 (Vol 2, ch 16) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 18min. .   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the .   | |   | Links in order of appearance:* | What I'd always suspected:We're HOT! (it's a big deal to be seen in the "What's Hot"category on iTunes. Heather = excited!) Ringing Rox video HTML5 HTML5 ...more

  • 359 - chapter 40 -- North & South

    Aug 29 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment! | | | Current Book | Chapter 39 (Vol 2, ch 14) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 23:18. .   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | Links in order of appearance:* | 8 min - Rhetoric Stuff On the HTML5 HTML5 The HTML5 HTML5 ...more

  • 358 -- Chapter 39 -- North & South

    Aug 22 2014

    1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | | | Current Book | Chapter 39 (Vol 2, ch 14) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 23:18. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | Links in order of appearance:* | Late Arrival: from a listener (especially helpful if you have a friend who wrestles with this issue). Bleak House ending next week. —courtesy of Phyllis -courtesy of Kathleen, found in -cou...more

  • 357 -- Chapter 38 -- North & South

    Aug 15 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 38 (Vol 2, ch 13) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 17min. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | Literary Links-n-Stuff Stuff You Might Enjoy looking at... | Eric Goldberg (Genie animator) by Al Hirschfeld (Genie style inspiration) | My name (maiden name) second from top/middle Heather wit...more

  • 356 - Chapter 37 -- North & South

    Aug 08 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 37 (Vol 2, ch 12) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 18:05. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | Literary Links-n-Stuff in the Tacony neighborhood of Philadelphia London up, Milton down? The , 19th C. Industrial videos from Holiday Vacation's CraftLit/Knitty London, Bath, and Wales Trip in 2010: ...more

  • 355 - Poetic Interlude

    Aug 01 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | by Elizabeth Gaskell.. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | POETRY Child's Christmas in Wales Walter the Farting Dog CDB 13 Clocks Fern Hill , Page number and book: p366 Paul Celan Death Fugue /In German below, or read in . Listen in German: "Do not go gentle into that good night" by Dylan Thomas is a Death s...more

  • 354 -- Chapter 36 -- North & South

    Jul 25 2014

    ***NEW!*** 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 36 (Vol 2, ch 11) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 29 minutes. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | Literary Links-n-Stuff M'appen = May Happen (perhaps, maybe) welly = nearly (e.g., "Fire's welly out") would fain = with pleasure, gladly aught = various uses (everything, anything, nothing) s...more

  • 353 -- Chapter 35 -- North & South

    Jul 18 2014

    | New! | 1-206-350-1642—Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 35 (VOL 2, ch 10) of by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 3:25 & 32:27 minutes. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | Literary Links (behave or be smote... smoted?... smitten?...) , and what they done did. Indigo Girls: Strange Fire Fun Stuff The Car Doctor:   Curtains Closed Curtains Open-as...more

  • 352 -- Chapters 32-34 -- North & South

    Jul 11 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapters 32–34 (VOL 2, chs 7–9) of Elizabeth Gaskell's with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 19:44 minutes. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | Literary Links film A Dissertation on (no joke) Fun Stuff , and our CraftLit Pod and hosted by Marina Martinez Barbara Edleman -- narrator of Rachel Herron's new book: ...more

  • 351 -- Chapter 31 -- North & South

    Jul 04 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment! | Current Book | Chapter 31 (VOL 2, ch 6) of Elizabeth Gaskell's with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 23:12 minutes. . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | | This Week | Literary Links Link to —Philip Hamburger is the guy I heard. Fun Stuff Zeolite from Gonzo (the ADsorption rocks)   Concrobium—mold killer Zep—mold killer   Episode S...more

  • 350 -- Chapters 29 & 30 -- North & South

    Jun 27 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment! Chapters 29-30 (VOL 2, chs 4–5) of Elizabeth Gaskell's , with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins right away. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | July Raffle . | | | | Take this pic—or     Literary Links of Interest for this Chapter Our Sponsors Crafty News ...more

  • 349 -- Chapter 28 -- North & South

    Jun 20 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment!  Chapter 28 (VOL 2, ch 3) of Elizabeth Gaskell's , with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 15:30 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | June Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the . Nanette the Nanny is raffling off a bunch of great books! You can view the Lots to be raffled at the bottom of this page. Ru...more

  • 348 -- Chapters 26 & 27 -- North & South

    Jun 13 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 26-27 (VOL 2, chs 1-2) with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 15:30 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | June Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the . And keep checking the raffle page for the list of books Nanette's raffling off! There're quite a few in there you won't want to miss! | | | | Take this pic--or ...more

  • 347 -- Chapter 25 -- North & South

    Jun 06 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 25, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 19:20 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | June Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the . And keep checking the raffle page for the list of books Nanette's raffling off! There's quite a few in there you won't want to miss! | | | | Take this pic—or Literary Links ...more

  • 346 -- Chapters 23 & 24 -- North and South

    May 30 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 23-24, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 13:54 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | Will I see you at on Sunday? May Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the . And keep checking the raffle page for the list of books Nanette's raffling off! There's quite a few in there you won't want to miss! | | | |   ...more

  • 345 -- Chapter 22 -- North & South

    May 23 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 22, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 8:20 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . I've got a show and I'm taking it on the road! Want Heather to visit you? , , and with Heather are only a click away or . LYS's and Guilds have been hooking up to bring me to town—so book me while there's space! And don't forget: | | | May Raffle . to enter on our dedicated...more

  • 344--Chapters 20 & 21 -- North & South

    May 19 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 20–21, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16:30 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . I've got a show and I'm taking it on the road! Want Heather to visit you? , , and with Heather are only a click away or . LYS's and Guilds have been hooking up to bring me to town—so book me while there's space! And don't forget: | | | May Raffle . to enter on our dedi...more

  • 343—Chapters 18 & 19 -- North & South

    May 02 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 18–19, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 10:40 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . | | | May Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the . Like, this: And keep checking the raffle page for the list of books Nanette's raffling off! There's quite a few in there you won't want to miss! | | | | Take this pic—or    ...more

  • 342--Chapter 17 -- North & South

    Apr 25 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 17, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 8:45 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . April Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Because, seriously... how cute is this angelfish mitt?!? More on this book at the . Swag Grounded Updates Be the first to find out when the will be released! | | | Take this p...more

  • 341--Chapter 16 -- North & South

    Apr 18 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 16, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 7:11 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . April Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Because, seriously... how cute is this angelfish mitt?!? Swag Grounded Updates Be the first to find out when the will be released! | | | Take this pic—or     ...more

  • 340--Chapter 15 -- North & South

    Apr 11 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 15, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 27:30 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . April Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Because, seriously... how cute is this angelfish mitt?!? Grounded Updates Be the first to find out when the will be released! | | |   Take this pic—or     Literary L...more

  • 339—Chapters 13 & 14 -- North & South

    Apr 04 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 13–14, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 7:30 minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . April Raffle . to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Grounded Updates Join the (very non-spammy) to keep up with the sequel release dates! | | |   Take this pic—or     Literary Links of Interest for this chapter ...more

  • 338--Chapters 11 & 12 -- North & South

    Mar 28 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 11–12, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16:30 (or 26, if you prefer ONLY only book talk) minutes. The . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) And if you already have, but need to sign up for the CraftLit newsletter, Grounded Updates Join the (very infrequently used) ! | |...more

  • 337—Chapters 9 & 10 -- North & South

    Mar 21 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 9−10, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 13:30 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) If you still have recipes to add, please . Grounded Updates Join the (very infrequently used) ! | | |    Literary Links of Inter...more

  • 336--Chapter 8 -- North & South

    Mar 14 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 8, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) If you still have recipes to add, please . Survey Link: tell me when you listen! Join the (very infrequently used)! | | |   Literary Links of Interest for this chapter: . Manchester = Mi...more

  • 335--Chapters 6 & 7 -- North & South

    Mar 07 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapters 6–7, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to add, please . Grounded ALL eight of the Grounded sock patterns—are now in ! . To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and (you heard me)join the (very infr...more

  • 334--Chapter 5 -- North & South

    Feb 28 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 5, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16:20 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . February Giveaway ends today! You have until midnight EST on February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Joanna Johnson (). December winner was Lisa P. is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to add, please . Grounded ALL eight of the Grounded sock patterns...more

  • 333--Chapter 4 -- North & South

    Feb 21 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 4, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 12 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . February Giveaway You have until February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Joanna Johnson (). December winner was Lisa P. is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to add, please . Grounded ALL eight of the Grounded sock patterns—are now in ! . To k...more

  • 332--Chapters 2 & 3 -- North & South

    Feb 14 2014

    With apologies to John Jakes, we are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's  chapters 2–3, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 15 minutes. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . February Giveaway You have until February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Joanna Johnson (). December winner was Lisa P. is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to add, please . Grounded ALL eight of the Grounded sock patterns—are now in ! . To...more

  • 331-- Chapter 1 -- North & South [Start of Book]

    Feb 07 2014

    331--Sorry Mister Jakes! With apologies to John Jakes, we are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's , chapter 1, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 16 minutes. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . February Giveaway You have until February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Wayby Joanna Johnson. December winner was Lisa P. is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to add, please . Grounded ALL eight of the—are now in ! . To keep ...more

  • 330-- Book 2, Chapter 34 -- Age of Innocence [End of Book]

    Jan 03 2014

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 34, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins right away. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until December 31st to win a copy of Green Gables Knits by Joanna Johnson. November winner was Terri H. However, RIGHT NOW you can "win" (that is "download right now") your very own copy of the first (and last) ever ! I have to post early so right now you'll get a PDF confirmation. Every time I update t...more

  • 329-- Book 2, Chapters 32 & 33 -- Age of Innocence

    Dec 27 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapters 32-33, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins right away. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until December 31st to win a copy of Green Gables Knits by Joanna Johnson. November winner was Terri H. However, RIGHT NOW you can "win" (that is "download right now") your very own copy of the first (and last) ever ! I have to post early so right now you'll get a PDF confirmation. Every time I upda...more

  • 328-- Book 2, Chapters 30 - 31 -- Age of Innocence

    Dec 20 2013

    328--Hurry! Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapters 30-31, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 5:45min. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until December 31st to win a copy of Green Gables Knits by Joanna Johnson. November winner was Terri H. However, RIGHT NOW you can "win" (that is "download right now") your very own copy of the first (and last) ever ! I have to post early so right now you'll get a PDF confirmation. Every...more

  • 327-- Book 2, Chapters 27 - 29 -- Age of Innocence

    Dec 13 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapters 27-29, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 5:20min. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until December 31st to win a copy of Green Gables Knitsby Joanna Johnson. November winner was Terri H. However, RIGHT NOW you can "win" (that is "download right now") your very own copy of the first (and last) ever ! I have to post early so right now you'll get a PDF confirmation. Every time I updat...more

  • 326-- Book 2, Chapter 26 -- Age of Innocence

    Dec 06 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 26, with many thanks to our reader, . Book talk begins at 15min. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until December 31st to win a copy of Green Gables Knitsby Joanna Johnson. November winner was Terri H. Grounded You can see (and purchase) the —or get ! To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock puppet theater (you heard me) join the ! | | | — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not ...more

  • 325-- Book 2, Chapter 25 -- Age of Innocence

    Nov 29 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 25, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until November 30th to win a copy of Inspired Fair Isle Knitsby Fiona Ellis. October winners were Leanna of NC and Susan of MA. Grounded You can see (and purchase) the —or get ! To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock puppet theater (you heard me) join the ! | | | — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not s...more

  • 324 -- Book 2, Chapter 24 -- Age of Innocence

    Nov 22 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 24, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until November 30th to win a copy of Inspired Fair Isle Knitsby Fiona Ellis. October winners were Leanna of NC and Susan of MA. Grounded You can see (and purchase) the —or get ! To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock puppet theater (you heard me) join the ! | | | — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not s...more

  • 323 -- Book 2, Chapter 23 -- Age of Innocence

    Nov 15 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 23, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until November 30th to win a copy of . October winners were Leanna of NC and Susan of MA. Grounded You can see (and purchase) the —or get ! To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock puppet theater (you heard me) join the !           | | | — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk...more

  • 322-- Book 2, Chapter 22 -- Age of Innocence

    Nov 08 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 22, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . November Giveaway You have until November 30th to win a copy of . October winners were Leanna of NC and Susan of MA. Grounded Thank you for the and for those of you who voted in the ! Hugs all around! You can see (and purchase) the —or get ! To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock puppet theater (you heard me) join the ! | | | — current s...more

  • BOO! Masque of the Red Death

    Oct 30 2013

    BONUS EPISODE-"Masque of the Red Death", because... tis the season! And because Jon Scholes ROCKS! So, to celebrate, I thought I should give you easy links to some other seasonal audio: Link to "" episode Link to "" episodes Link to , and The first story I did for Chilling Tales for Dark Nights, "" And while I can't knit right now, if you can or want to, you should check out . UPDATE: I had this all set to go out automatically, but I know word has been spreading on the interwebs and my radio ...more

  • 321--Book 2, Chapter 21 -- Age of Innocence

    Oct 25 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 21, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . October Giveaways You have until October 31st to win a copy of OR . Grounded NEWSFLASH: Not only but now the ! I am so, so overwhelmed and excited to know that you like Rosie as much as I do. You can see (and purchase) the To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock puppet theater (you heard me) join the ! | | | — current subscriber book, C...more

  • 320-- Book 2, Chapter 20 -- Age of Innocence

    Oct 18 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 20, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . October Giveaways You have until October 31st to win a copy of OR . Grounded Wow! Thank you for the and the equally ! I am so, so overwhelmed and excited to know that you like Rosie as much as I do. You can see (and purchase) the More info about our and how you can share based on the book at the . To keep on top of new socks, shawls, and sock pupp...more

  • 319—Book 2, Chapter 19 -- Age of Innocence

    Oct 11 2013

    Edith Wharton's , Book 2, chapter 19, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . NEW October Giveaway The Sepember Giveaway for went to Kristine M (paperback) and Tracee T (digital). You have until October 31st to win a copy of our new book—Sweet and Simple Baby Crochetby Kristi Simpson. Grounded is out!!! And getting some which I've been trying to keep up with on the website. (@53 min on and at ) Find out about the new sock pattern...more

  • 318--Chapter 18 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 27 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 18, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Final Throes of the September Giveaway for . You have until September 31st. Last month Cheryl W won the yarn from Meg and Rosemary C won a copy of Big Foot Knits by doing . See how easy it is to win! Grounded Sneak Peek 2 is here!!! The is up! (This one with the looooovvveee interest showing up!) Find out about the new sock patterns based on characters from the book...more

  • 317--Chapter 17 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 20 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 17, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . New Giveaway for . You have until September 31st. Last month Cheryl W won the yarn from Meg and Rosemary C won a copy of Big Foot Knits by doing . See how easy it is to win! Baby Lily News and updates She is home! Thank you for your Help Grounded Sneak Peeks 2 is here!!! The is up! (This one with the looooovvveee interest showing up!) Find out about the new ...more

  • 316-- Chapter 16 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 13 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 16 , with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . New Giveaway for . You have until September 31st. Last month Cheryl W won the yarn from Meg and Rosemary C won a copy of Big Foot Knits by doing . See how easy it is to win! Baby Lily News and updates She is home! Thank you for your Help Grounded Sneak Peeks are here!!! The  is up! Find out about the new sock patterns based on characters from the book, our ...more

  • 315--Chapter 15 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 06 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 15 , with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . New Giveaway for . You have until September 31st. Last month Cheryl W won the yarn from Meg and Rosemary C won a copy of Big Foot Knits by doing . See how easy it is to win!!! Baby Lily News and updates—please share Grounded Sneak Peeks are here!!! The is up! Find out about the new sock patterns based on characters from the book, our , and how you can sh...more

  • 314--Chapter 14 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 30 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 14, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk of is (it'll be a bit between chunks). Last two days to sign up for Baby Lily News and updates—please share Grounded Sneak Peeks are on their way For sneak peeks and up-to-the-minute release news and join the ! Find out about our new patterns based on characters from the book,...more

  • 313--Chapter 13 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 23 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 13, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk of is (it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for Baby Lily News and updates—please share | | |   Literary Links of interest for this chapter: —the play they're watching at the start of the chapter Our Sponsors:   Crafty News: Good enter the r...more

  • 312: Chapter 12 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 16 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 12, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk of is (it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for Baby Lily News and updates—please share | | |   Literary Links of interest for this chapter: Our Sponsors:   Crafty News: enter the raffle . Lots of KALs happening right now. . Genera...more

  • 311-- Chapter 11 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 09 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 11, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk of is (it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for Baby Lily News and updates—please share | | |   Literary Links of interest for this chapter: "" "" (a really REALLY big painting) The Age of Innocence is updated weekly—at the same time as the podcast—so yo...more

  • 310--Chapter 10 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 02 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 10, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk of is (it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for Baby Lily News and updates | | |   Literary Links of interest for this chapter: pair of black 's "" "" by / The Age of Innocence is updated weekly—at the same time as the podcast—so you can follow along in ti...more

  • 309--Chapter 9 -- Age of Innocence

    Jul 27 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapter 9, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) and the first chunk of is (it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for | | |   Literary Links of interest for this chapter: by drawn by a The Age of Innocence is updated weekly—at the same time as the podcast—so you can follow along in time with the 'ca...more

  • 308– Chapters 7 & 8 -- Age of Innocence

    Jul 20 2013

    Edith Wharton’s , chapters 7– & 8, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the .  — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens’ (not so) . To sign up for     |  |  |    Literary Links Of Interest For This Chapter: The  for The Age of Innocence is out! This includes the first eight chapters-worth of text, links to the podcast audio, discussion questions and writing prompts. Each week your book is updated as the nex...more

  • 307—Chapter 5 & 6 -- Age of Innocence

    Jul 12 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapters 5–6, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' . | | |   Literary Links of interest for this chapter:  (just in case you're too young to remember) The for The Age of Innocence is out! This includes the first six chapters-worth of text, links to the podcast audio, discussion questions and writing prompts. Each week your book is updated as the next podcas...more

  • 306 - Chapters 3 & 4 -- Age of Innocence

    Jul 05 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapters 3–4, with many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . — current book, Charles Dickens' . Literary Links of interest for this chapter:   Our Sponsors: is sponsoring a give-away of one of to one lucky winner! Please see the Rafflecopter below to enter through July 31, 2013 to be included in this give-away. You may choose from among the pendants pictured in the shownotes. Rafflecopter will randoml...more

  • 305--Chapters 1 & 2 -- Age of Innocence [Start of Book]

    Jun 28 2013

    Edith Wharton's , chapters 1–2. With many thanks to our reader, . If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . explained—current book, Charles Dickens' . Literary Links of interest for this chapter: Our Sponsors: is sponsoring a give-away of one of to one lucky winner! Please comment on any of the of the show notes for Age of Innocence through July 31, 2013 to be included in this give-away. You may choose among from the pendants pictured in the sh...more

  • Canterville Ghost Sneak Peek

    Jun 14 2013

    It occured to me that you haven't a clue what beauty awaits you in ! This was subscriber-only audio which now lives in the . It's such a hidden gem of Oscar Wilde's I started to feel bad that more of you didn't know how fantastic is is. So. Here! This is most of the first bit. There are three parts which make up the whole book. If you want it, you can get it The Age of Innocence starts June 28, 2013. In my effort to be more efficient, I've also created two email lists: one for folks who are o...more

  • Bleak Sneak Peek

    Jun 04 2013

    Just in case you wondered what the heck was up with Bleak House on the (and why ANYone would want to listen to something called Bleak anything) I thought you might enjoy a sneak peek. (Details on ; details on ) This is a sneak peek of chapter 1. And in case you were wondering what the EeBooks are, this is a link to the start of the Enhanced eBook of Bleak House Chapter 1 as a . We're still working on getting an ePub for iOS version and a Kindle version (formatting for these platforms is REALL...more

  • 304: Chapters 37 & 38 -- Jane Eyre [End of Book]

    May 25 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapters 37 & 38. Our reader, has rocked Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . New option explained. Book Discussion: Heather is hosting an hour-long online, face-to-face book group where we can chat about the end of Jane Eyre! Where: Google Hangout, May 26, 2013 9:30pm EDT How: Bonus: You'll get a copy of the new as part of your attendance fee!  Literary Links of interest: The BBC recreated the Netherfield Ball fo...more

  • 303: Chapter 36 - Jane Eyre

    May 17 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapter 36. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Thank you to all who voted to support and at ! New option eplained. Our Sponsors: Sponsored Audiobook link: Want to add an audiobooks with benefits experience? . Please respond to this from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leave the email blank, all other...more

  • 302: Chapter 35 -- Jane Eyre

    May 10 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapter 35. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . to support and at Intuit's Small Business Growing Strong Campaign!  (and can also vote for )! Thank you! . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Sponsored Audiobook link: Want to add in the books with benefits experience? . Please respond to this from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide r...more

  • 301: Chapter 34 -- Jane Eyre

    May 03 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapter 34. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . to support and at Intuit's Small Business Growing Strong Campaign!  (and can also vote for )! Thank you! . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Please respond to this from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leave the email blank, all other questions mus...more

  • 300: Chapter 33 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 27 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapter 33. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Please respond to this from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leave the email blank, all other questions must be filled out. : I'm speaking at the on Friday May 10th, 2013 at 7pm and teaching my sock heel worksh...more

  • 299: Chapter 32 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 19 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapter 32. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Please respond to this from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leave the email blank, all other questions must be filled out. Meet Heather: I'll be at the This Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 1-4 with samples from t...more

  • 298: Chapters 30 & 31 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 12 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , chapters 30-31. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Please respond to this from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leave the email blank, all other questions must be filled out. Crafty News: has a . Are you missing ? Vlad to Bat is an adorable pattern by and ...more

  • 297: Chapter 29 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 05 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 29. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Crafty News: New Patterns from CraftLit listeners and designers: 's new class, , is now available on Craftsy. Please use that link to enjoy a 25% discount! by our sponsor of is a very quick to crochet cat toy. Awesome ! (Be your fave Jane Austen character or just look like her!)...more

  • 296: Chapter 28 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 29 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 28. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Details on the new option. Our Sponsors: Crafty News: New Patterns from CraftLit listeners and designers: by Elizabeth Green Musselman of (and Assistant Editor at , and audio editor, and ... yes, she is amazing!) is for the child who just refuses to wear sweaters (or the runner, or the AC-frozen office worker) by Erica ...more

  • 295 - Chapter 27 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 22 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 27. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . To help you navigate this chapter: A very interesting article from the London Times. 23 May 1853! Our Sponsors: Crafty News: , for knitting. Issue I : Botanicals Spring/Summer 2013 of just launched. Listener and Designer Elly has  in this collection! The second volume of the series. , is very close to publication. The...more

  • 295 - Chapter 26 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 22 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapter 26. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Our Sponsors: Crafty News: , for knitting. Issue I : Botanicals Spring/Summer 2013 of just launched. Listener and Designer Elly has  in this collection! The second volume of the series. , is very close to publication. There's a signup form to join the mailing list to receive news about interviews with designers, sneak peeks, ...more

  • 294: Chapter 25 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 15 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 25. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Our Sponsors: Crafty News: is March 16, 2013. It's "a day for people around the globe to celebrate the art of quilt making" and is built upon the success of National Quilting Day in the United States. Share on Twitter with hashtag and visit the ! Yogurt. Salad in a Jar— (conditioner totally works!) How to make a . And yes, y...more

  • 293: Chapter 24 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 08 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 24. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . . Our Sponsors: Crafty News: .   I am speaking at  on May 10, 2013. I hope to see you there! The eMag is now available (PC/Mac/iPad). has an article on sock customization. The second volume of the series. , is very close to publication. There's a signup form to join the mailing list to receive news about interviews with ...more

  • 292 — Chapter 22 & 23 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 01 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 22 and 23. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . To help you navigate this chapter: A  allows passage through a fence or boundary. is the phosphorescent light found hovering over swampy ground at night. Our Sponsors: February Incentive - Thank you to everyone who commented on the February show notes.Congratulations to ... Tara! by Sarah Anderson Here's a link to . Here...more

  • 291: Chapter 21 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 21 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapter 21. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . To help you navigate this chapter: A Our Sponsors: February Incentive - comment on any February show notes--saying something about the book or spinning--to be put into the running, and I'll use a random number generator to pick the lucky winner. by Sarah Anderson Here's a link to . Here's a link to my own . Incentive donat...more

  • 290: Chapter 20 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 13 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapter 20. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Fun fact: We believe that most films have not filmed Chapters 19 or 20. Check out . , aka volatile salts, when used, release ammonia gas gas that triggers an inhalation reflex causing you to breathe deeply and increase heart rate, blood pressure, and brain activity. Our Sponsors: February Incentive - comment on any February show notes-...more

  • 289: Chapters 18 & 19 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 08 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's , Chapters 18–19. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! To help you navigate this chapter: A  for your pearls and jewels. A  is plain pine table. A  was often used to illuminate the Tudor Kitchen.  is an ornamental branched candlestick or lighting device often composed of several lights. Girandoles came into use about the second half of the 17th century, and were commonly made and used in pairs. English Monarchy links: and If the CraftLit iTunes...more

  • 288: Chapter 17 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 01 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 17. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! You can take a look at how good, old school  looks, take a gander at the  that had the cool dress, read up on the  coolness or get some more dirt on (I'd say "poor guy" but I don't think he was...) If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Our Sponsors: Wouldn't you love to listen to a fabulous reading of Stephen Greenblatt's ?  makes it happen. (And here you can read a...more

  • Bonus—Victorian Expert Interview

    Jan 26 2013

    For you! A real Victorian Scholar! Less Charlotte Brontë and more Elizabeth Gaskell (I see more of her in our future) and general Victorian info, I still think you'll enjoy the convo with Larry Uffelman. Some light listening for your weekend errand running.

  • 287: Chapter 16 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 25 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 16. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Our Sponsors: Newsy Bits, Crafty: These are such a brilliant idea! To inspire you to join our (many are still going strong!) please ooh and aah over 's beautiful ! Also, thank you for the nice words, you really did ROCK my world (especially with that i-cord trick to start)! *blush* General Newsy Bits: Lovely photography ...more

  • 286: Chapter 15 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 18 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 15. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Our Sponsors: Time Sensitive Newsy Bits, Crafty: is January 18-20, 2013. Please visit and stop by on Saturday at 1:30 to see and have him ! General Newsy Bits: If you want to subscribe to support the show, you can and discover the simplicity of listening to CraftLit on-the-go on your iPhone/iTouch/Android for free. The...more

  • 285: Chapter 14 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 11 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 14.Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Our Sponsors : Incentive Winners please  me so you can receive your incentive! Sherry -- our November winner Mary in Eureka -- our December winner Thank you for supporting the show! Alasdair Post-Quinn interview links: Book: Class: where you'll learn how to create two-(and more)-color, double-sided, reversible ...more

  • 284: Chapter 13 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 05 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 13. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . My son says I'm Pneumophobic because pneumo means air and my lungs are avoiding air right now. I'm improving, slowly. Our Sponsors: Wouldn't you love to listen to interviews with great authors, for free? Included are authors as , , or ? makes it happen. These interviews range from 20-40 minutes each, and were great for my I-ca...more

  • 283: Chapter 12 -- Jane Eyre

    Dec 28 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 12. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the . Heather is still flu-bound. Our reader, continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! Our Sponsors: Wouldn't you love to listen to a fabulous reading of Victor Hugo's ? makes it happen.   General Newsy Bits: If you want to subscribe to support the show, you can and discover the simplicity of listening to CraftLit on-the-go on your iPhone/iTouch/Android for free. Don't ...more

  • Bonus 03- A Christmas Carol, Part 3 of 3

    Dec 25 2012

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover bonus episodes for A Christmas Carol as run in December 2012. This is a rerun of episodes 189-191, run in November 2010. We are adding them to the feed now for your holiday enjoyment. A Christmas Carol-in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens (The original manuscript) narrated by for Part 1 - Staves 1-2 (run time 1:33:15) Part 2 - Stave 3 (run time 1:00:29) Part 3 - Staves 4-5 (run time 59:53) The by David A. Perdue. Wh...more

  • Bonus 02- A Christmas Carol, Part 2 of 3

    Dec 25 2012

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover bonus episodes for A Christmas Carol as run in December 2012. This is a rerun of episodes 189-191, run in November 2010. We are adding them to the feed now for your holiday enjoyment. A Christmas Carol-in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens (The original manuscript) narrated by for Part 1 - Staves 1-2 (run time 1:33:15) Part 2 - Stave 3 (run time 1:00:29) Part 3 - Staves 4-5 (run time 59:53) The by David A. Perdue. Wh...more

  • Bonus 01- A Christmas Carol, Part 1 of 3

    Dec 25 2012

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover bonus episodes for A Christmas Carol as run in December 2012. This is a rerun of episodes 189-191, from November 2010. We are adding them to the feed now for your holiday enjoyment. A Christmas Carol-in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens (The original manuscript) narrated by for Part 1 - Staves 1-2 (run time 1:33:15) Part 2 - Stave 3 (run time 1:00:29) Part 3 - Staves 4-5 (run time 59:53) The by David A. Perdue. Whil...more

  • 282: Chapter 11 -- Jane Eyre

    Dec 21 2012

    Chapter 11 of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. Read to us by Elizabeth Klett.   Do you remember that poem? A flea and a fly in a flue Were imprisoned, so what could they do? Said the flea, "let us fly." Said the fly, "let us flee." So they few threough a flaw in the flue.   Has nothing to do with anything except that I have the flu. And am miserable. And am VERY glad I pre-recorded the book chat.   SUBSCRIBERS: You actually and in fact should have gotten your email from Libsyn now. Ch...more

  • 281: Chapter 10 -- Jane Eyre

    Dec 14 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 10. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down--or if you want to access the Premium Content--head over to the . * * * Just a couple of links for you: from Lara Neel at podcast (and her cool video!) The and an untested a link to OUR for Dworven Battle Bonnet Here's a picture of the December Incentive. Leave a comment in episode 280's shownotes for a chance to win. I will announce the lucky listener on the first January 2013 episode (e...more

  • 280: Chapter 9 -- Jane Eyre

    Dec 07 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 9. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . * * * Our Sponsors Links for you: and versions of Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies at and a link to OUR Here's a picture of the December Incentive. Leave a comment in this episode's shownotes for a chance to win. I will announce the lucky listener on the first January 2013 episode (eek! 2013?!). * * * If you want to subscribe, you can and learn how easy it n...more

  • 279: Chapter 8 -- Jane Eyre

    Nov 30 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 8. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! Links for you: , , , , , and . Here's a picture of the November Incentive (donate during November 2012 and be put into a drawing for the book—donations can be one-time or a subscription). a link to OUR NEW * * * A new and improved Subscriber interface is coming this month. I think we'll all be happier. M...more

  • 278: Chapter 7 -- Jane Eyre

    Nov 23 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 7. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving!Don't forget to visit for some awesome needles from an awesome company, and Daniel Klein's site for a little . * * * episode to enjoy, (and ), Diane's , and (You can hear the first chapter for free over at Julie's site!) If you're looking for the interview wtih Jennifer Edgar at Eucalan, please skip to th...more

  • 277: Chapter 6 -- Jane Eyre

    Nov 18 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 6. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Sandy support for Annabel and her sons. Here they are:> Contact me at Heather at CraftLit dot comand I'll tell you where to send donations. * * * episode to enjoy, (and ), Diane's , and (You can hear the first chapter for free over at Julie's  site!) If you're looking for the interview wtih Jennifer Edgar at Eucalan, please skip to the 19 ...more

  • 276: Chapter 5 - Jane Eyre

    Nov 09 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 5. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Sandy support for: Our listener Catherine's Friends in The (with a very helpful list) which Ehren Ziegler at is donating Tara Swiger's page with donation information You can also donate to the Red Cross via iTunes. A link to the I appear on, , my with book give-away, and The Children's Blizzard and Mary Jane's book Holiday Bouti...more

  • 275: Chapters 3 & 4 -- Jane Eyre

    Nov 02 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 3–4. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Here's a . Go figure . Next week you can hear me talk about heroines on . Happy a picture of the November Incentive (donate during November 2012 and be put into a drawing for the book—donations can be one-time or a subscription). a link to OUR NEW (which, of course, is for knitters, but some of you are, so…) Or A link to the Army of Wom...more

  • 274: Chapters 1 & 2 -- Jane Eyre

    Oct 26 2012

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 1–2. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Welcome New Listeners How this works—Every Friday I upload a new episode exploring the next chapter or chapters of our book (in this case, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre). On these shownotes I'll post things you might find interesting like pictures from Or A picture of the Brontë Parsonage in Haworth (note proximity of graves) Or a picture o...more

  • 273: A Modest Proposal

    Oct 12 2012

    Swift's "A Modest Proposal".  NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! CraftLit and Just the Books are free audiobook podasts—think "audiobook with benefits"—where you can hear the text and the story behind the text. Free. Weekly. All for you. * * * The Bizness: This week Hexaflexagons! Pattern for knitting said 'gons will appear here when it's done!Book talk begins at 8min or so.Thank you to our reader, .The Brontë bio I'm read...more

  • 272: Book 4, Chapters 9 -12 - Gulliver's Travels - End of Book

    Oct 05 2012

    Part 4, Chapters 9–12 of Gulliver's Travels. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * The Bizness: This week . Yay! ! Love ! Thank you, Julie, for sharing this: Think you just might want to travel with , the Fabulous , and me? Next summer so the teachers can go? To…Ireland? In order to make this trip a reality we need numbers. If you're reasonably interested and would like to be on the mailing list for this trip, please ...more

  • 271: Book 4, Chapters 7 & 8 -- Gulliver's Travels

    Sep 28 2012

    Part 4, Chapters 7–8 of Gulliver's Travels. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! * * * The Bizness: This week we're brought to you by Maggie at  and the creator of the cards is a listener! Go take a look at her shop! Support CraftLit wonderfulness! The folks have nifty things to buy for ! They also have the very nice going on! for your viewing pleasure (and ), and Ken Alaba's awesome book! Think you just might want to t...more

  • 270: Book 4 Chapters 5 & 6 -- Gulliver's Travels

    Sep 22 2012

    Part 4, Chapters 5–6 of Gulliver's Travels. NOTE: If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, head over to the . Not pretty, but always functional! Arlington—home of the Handknitters Guild of North Central Texas ROCKS! The Dallas Handknitters Guild ROCKS! ROCKS! Texas Barbeque ROCKS! Go! Eat! Knit! Make more friends for Cheddar! * * * The Bizness: New patterns in and from Around the World with the original hat design coming from ME!!! This week we're brought to you by Audible! Visit for...more

  • 269: Book 4 Chapters 3 & 4 - Gulliver's Travels

    Sep 14 2012

    Part 4, Chapters 3-4 of Gulliver's Travels!   Thank you. Thank you so much. My son's surgery went smashingly and his ear is looking fantastic. We meet with the surgeon in DC tomorrow and will know what he thinks then, but I think it's a smashing success. Because of you.Thank you. * * * The Bizness: I have another couple of patterns in and from Around the World with the original had design coming! This week we're brought to you by Audible! Visit for your free audiobook and trial subscrip...more

  • 268: Book 4 Chapter 1 & 2 - Gulliver's Travels

    Sep 08 2012

    Part 4, Chapters 1-2 of Gulliver's Travels Thank you. Thank you so much. My son's surgery went smashingly and his ear is looking fantastic. We meet with the surgeon in DC tomorrow and will know what he thinks then, but I think it's a smashing success. Because of you.Thank you. * * * The Bizness: I have another couple of patterns in Mittens and from Around the Worldwith the original had design coming! This week we're brought to you by Audible! Visit for your free audiobook and trial subscri...more

  • 267: Book 3 Chapters 10 & 11 - Gulliver's Travels

    Aug 31 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 10-11.  Before I get to anything else, a huge thank you to everyone (). We will now be able to get to LA, eat, and transport ourselves to-and-from the surgery and purchase any and all meds for my son. The only little thing I can do is , so it's going through mid-night Tuesday for you..Thank you.Thank you somuch. * * * The Bizness:I wonder what Swift would have done with  or 's for that matter! and checkout the —for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) And ...more

  • 266: Book 3, Chapter 7-9 -- Gulliver's Travels

    Aug 24 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 7-9 of Gulliver's Travels  Before I get to anything else, a huge thank you to everyone (). We will now be able to get to LA, eat, and transport ourselves to-and-from the surgery and purchase any and all meds for my son. The only little thing I can do is , so it's going through mid-night Tuesday for you..Thank you. Thank you somuch. * * * The Bizness: I wonder what Swift would have done with or 's for that matter! and checkout the —for a limited time you can get it by subscri...more

  • 265: Book 3, Chapter 6 - Gulliver's Travels

    Aug 17 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 6 of Gulliver's Travels. and checkout the —for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) Maybe try for your first ! Go ! Be on the show! * * *Don't forget to sign up for the new CraftLit mailing list which will allow me to get announcements out to you (like: Surprise! I have new classes in Dallas and VA!). Enter your email below and click the button below. I will never, ever give or sell your email information to anyone. * * * And remember, if you ...more

  • 264: Book 3, Chapter 5 - Gulliver's Travels

    Aug 10 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 5 of Gulliver's Travels. and what to do to  (beyond, you know… avoid getting them). —for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) Maybe try for your first ! with the cute (and effective) row counters and the , Oct 5–7, 2012; contact . NEW GENIUS APP from ! Donate during Aug 2012 and get put in the running for your OWN COPY OF brought to life by Sally Holt, the brilliance behind Knit Companion! I'm now officially teaching my Sock Heels classes at site in ...more

  • 263: Book 3, Chapter 4 - Gulliver's Travels

    Aug 03 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 4 in Gulliver's Travels. Not much newsy. Gotta run. link to Tin of Tans  Christine—for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) In case you need it, the pattern for but please let me know if you've come up with a different genius way to construct your own! Let's link! Newsy bits coming soon from ! Interview recorded! More when I'm back! Big fun! No Whammies! I'm now officially teaching my Sock Heels classes at site in two mini and one full course (more affo...more

  • 262: Book 3, Chapter 3 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jul 27 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 3 of Gulliver's Travels in 262 and Chapter 4 in 263. TIME SENSITIVE INFO—HOT OFF THE PRESSES! Go , enter the code 'craftlit' and save over 30% off the one-year cover price of the new (full disclosure: I'm a contributor). Coupon expires 3 August, 2012. Fly! Go! Buy! Not much newsy.Gotta run.Link to  Tin of Tans  Christine—for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) In case you need it, the pattern for  but please let me know if you've come up with a different...more

  • 261: Book 3, Chapters 1 & 2 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jul 20 2012

    Part 3, Chapters 1–2 of Gulliver's Travels. Some adult themes in this one, guys. Caution with the kiddies. Band camp video on it's way on the website. Link to Tin of Tans  Christine.  did a profile of me! on Etsy The Anime film In case you need it, the pattern for but please let me know if you've come up with a different genius way to construct your own! Let's link! Newsy bits coming soon from ! More next week! Winnnahs of the June 2012 incentive? copy goes to Joanne, while the em...more

  • 260: Book 2, Chapters 7 & 8 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jul 13 2012

    Part 2, Chapters 7–8 of Gulliver's Travels.   Fun stuff: Christine's , (you'll be receiving this pattern on the iPhone/Droid app or if you are a Subscribing Supporter (see upper right sidebar for how to subscribe). Forgot to tell you, --there are a LOT more very cool women over there. I'm awed to be in their company. The link for you. Kickstarter Campaign: Mapuche Documentary and the (thank you to for getting the word out about those awesome bits!). I'm now officially teaching my Sock Hee...more

  • 259: Book 2 Chapter 6 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jul 06 2012

    Part 2, Chapter 6 of Gulliver's Travels. Fun stuff: The poltergeist storm (); Talmud page Storm Wrawth in Loudon County (this, btw, is nothing!)   (sorry, cannot get my links to work for Audible! Argh!) Op-Ed; . I'm now officially teaching my Sock Heels classes at site in two mini and one full course (more affordable and more customizeable)! Come and have fun with me! My for my destash-o-rama still rolling along! * * *   Don't forget to sign up for the new Cra...more

  • 258: Book 2, Chapters 4 & 5 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jun 29 2012

    Part 2, Chapters 4–5 of Gulliver's Travels. Fun stuff: I'm now officially teaching my Sock Heels classes at site in two mini and one full course (more affordable and more customizeable)! Come and have fun with me! And QUICKLY have fun with ! Deadline approaches! My for my destash-o-rama still rolling along! * * *Don't forget to sign up for the new CraftLit mailing list which will allow me to get announcements out to you (like: Surprise! I have a Ning Class going up!). Enter ...more

  • 257: Book 2 Chapter 3 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jun 22 2012

    Part 2, Chapter 3 of Gulliver's Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at  and also teaching my Sock Heels class at  site in  (more affordable and more customizeable)! Come and have fun with me! And have fun with  I'm on it! My  for my ! , (YES!) and more coming from Hunter, in  on its way,  with the split-shaft hook (heaven), Valerie sent in and Tara sent in  and . The is up! Gulliver Art!    Don't forget to sign up for the new CraftLit mailing list which will allow me to get announceme...more

  • 256: Book 2, Chapter 2 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jun 15 2012

    Part 2, Chapter 2 of Gulliver's Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at and also teaching my Sock Heels class at site in (more affordable and more customizeable)! Come and have fun with me! And have fun with I'm on it! My for my ! , (YES!) and more coming from Hunter,  in on its way, with the split-shaft hook (heaven), Valerie sent in and Tara sent in and . The is up! Gulliver Art! Don't forget to sign up for the new CraftLit mailing list which will allow me to get announce...more

  • 255: Book 2, Chapter 1 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jun 08 2012

    Book 2, Chapter 1 of Gulliver’s Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at  and also teaching my Sock Heels class at  site! Come and have fun with me! And have fun with ! My  for my destash-o-rama starting at 8pm EST 6/8/2012! Don't forget to sign up for the new CraftLit mailing list which will allow me to get announcements out to you (like—Surprise! I have a Ning Class going up!). Enter your email below and click the button below. I will never, ever give or sell your email information to a...more

  • 254: Chapter 8 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jun 01 2012

    Chapter 8 of Gulliver’s Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at Come and have fun with me! The back pain book is and the running book is The apps are , , and the Atlantic Monthly article is . * * * April/May 2012 incentive winner is TERRI! I'll be eamiling you shortly. New June incentive, gorgeous embroidery kids from Mighty DistractibleDonate for a chance to win! And remember, if you subscribe you will get links to Cheddar and Wensleydale patterns AND new exclusive audio every week! De...more

  • 253: Chapter 7 - Gulliver's Travels

    May 25 2012

    Chapter 7 of Gulliver’s Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at Come and have fun with me! Also check out Syne's new audiobook of the classic by Linda Collier Ligon! ! And my interview with the fabulous and wonderful of ! * * * April/May 2012 incentive—Your veddy own Defarge PAC (Don’t Lose Your Head!) t-shirt. Donate or subscribe to be put into the running for a shirt! And remember, if you subscribe you will get links to Cheddar and Wensleydale patterns AND new exclusive audio every week! ...more

  • 252: Chapters 5 & 6 - Gulliver's Travels

    May 18 2012

    Chapters 5–6 of Gulliver's Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (): Twittering Question: What was Swift after when he went after smart folks? (When he's a smarty-pants himself!) I will randomly select a name from this episode's responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet. Fun stuff: Amy Detjen and Meg Swansen's new(ish) book! Christopher Moore's books! And OH MY GOODNESS--a to the art and locations for Sacré ...more

  • 251: Chapters 3 & 4 - Gulliver's Travels

    May 11 2012

    Chapters 3–4 of Gullvier's Travels.   Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (): Twittering Question: Who do you consider the best modern-day satirist? I will randomly select a name from this episode's responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet. Fun stuff: Dr Brunner's useful posts on and , also (what could be better?!) and the book I mentioned at SeedPod Publishing, . Meet Wensleydale! Cheddar's friend (pattern coming...more

  • 250: Chapter 2 - Gulliver's Travels

    May 04 2012

    Chapter 2 of Gullvier's Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (). Twittering Question: What do you think Swift will attack first next week when the satire really kicks in? Discuss. I will randomly select a name from this episode's responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet.   Fun stuf: Kate Atherley's book , "" and her  from whence you can get to her other patterns; Philip II with his jaw. , (no, really), a...more

  • 249: Preface & Ch 1 - Gulliver's Travels - Start of Book

    Apr 27 2012

    Intro bits and Chapter 1 of Gullvier's Travels. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (): Twittering Question: What is your favorite moment from the beginning of Gulliver's Travels? (We'll have more interesting questions soon--this was a big BIG podcast to get out. My brain will be back shortly) I will randomly select a name from this episode's responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet. And, NEW! We have a  so you can t...more

  • 248: Part 2 - Diamond as Big as the Ritz - End of Story

    Apr 11 2012

    BONUS EPISODE! "A Diamond as Big as the Ritz" by F. Scott Fitzgerald—part 2. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (): Question: What is your favorite bit from the second half of "A Diamond as Big as the Ritz"? I will randomly select a name from this episode's responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet. * * * Defarge 2——this time in color!—is in pre-orders! 25+ patterns of yarny goodness (sweaters, mittens, a devilishly ...more

  • 247: Part 1 - A Diamond as Big as the Ritz - Start of Story

    Mar 30 2012

    BONUS EPISODE! "A Diamond as Big as the Ritz" by F. Scott Fitzgerald—part 1. Join the conversation by tweeting a response to this question by using a hashtag (): Question: What is your favorite bit from the first half of "A Diamond as Big as the Ritz"? I will randomly select a name from the responders and whoever I choose will get their very own WWMDfK? bracelet!   Have an idea for a knitting pattern based on a Hitchcock flick? Send yourself over to and get the skinny on how to submit your ...more

  • 246: Chapter 27 - End of Dracula

    Mar 09 2012

    246—Chapter 27—THE END of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). ! From Juti: Louis S. Warren, "Buffalo Bill Meets Dracula: William F. Cody, Bram Stoker, and the Frontiers of Racial Decay," The American Historical Review vol. 107 no. 4 (October 2002), pp 1124-1157. (Vampire flicks , , )   The Wedge Shawl pattern out now! And patterns here, too Don't forget Knitcircus—To get on the mailing l...more

  • 245: Chapter 26 - Dracula

    Mar 02 2012

    245—Chapter 26 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). ! HENRY Irving--not John Irving (caught it too late!) The book on decision making: Mina's typewriter (perhaps) Once again we need our map: this comes to us via @Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Syrie James’ novel Misty won Caramel! Heather(!) won one of ! From this month's incentive drawing! Don't forget Knitcircus—To get on the mailing list for the BRAND NEW fre...more

  • 244: Chapter 25 - Dracula

    Feb 25 2012

    Chapter 25 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). The Husband wrote . Now you know (another reason) why I love the guy. ! , a . Here's the Julie was on chatting about Gulliver (spoilers). Once again we need our map: this comes to us via @Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins; Syrie James’ novel   Do you like Caramel? Yes I like Caramel! Do you like embroidery? Yes I like embroidery! Incentives this month! A pound of...more

  • 243: Chapter 24 - Dracula

    Feb 19 2012

    Chapter 24 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Do you like Caramel? Yes I like Caramel! Do you like embroidery? Yes I like embroidery! Incentives this month! A pound of Caramels and ! Donate in the sidebar to be put into the drawing!       My sad, beautiful, broken crochet hook If you know where to find the old, lovely, no-longer-in-production Walnut Brittany hooks and needles, please do tell!   Re: Knitcircus—To get on ...more

  • 242: Chapters 22 & 23 - Dracula

    Feb 10 2012

    Chapters 22–23 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ).   This week's speciality...Knives! All kinds, like… And a Bowie Knife   Don't forget we have a couple of I have a new little pattern up in my store Let know you're a fan. (go get your free book and start your trial by clicking above)   Again, many thanks to at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! is...more

  • 241: Chapter 21 - Dracula

    Feb 03 2012

    Chapter 21! This week is the chapter you were waiting for without knowing you were waiting for it! Announcements: You remember Jan Smiley of the really awesome Scrapbooks on the Go book? Well, she's got another iron in the fire with the 2012 Carolina Fiber Frolic Retreat! This March 30-April 1. You can find our details at the group on Ravelry or via their website. Don't forget we have a couple of I have a new little pattern up in my store Have an iPad? Check out Knit Companion! Let ...more

  • 240: Chapter 20 - Dracula

    Jan 29 2012

    240—Chapter 20 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Gorgeous from Tara in TN, the 2012 Calendar of Hope from FitterKnitter  This is our 4th year of publication and as a survivor myself, it’s my way of giving back with the help of some very talented knitters. Almost 100% of the proceeds go to the which is trying to find out WHY we get breast cancer. You can read more about the calendar on my website 
From Lisa !!! Don't fo...more

  • 239: Chapter 19 - Dracula

    Jan 23 2012

    Chapter 19 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Fun: Swagger Wagon   And a great followup.   Let know you're a fan. Visuals for you of a skeleton key (used with permission) and . (go get your free book and start your trial by clicking above) Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula only. We'll be uploa...more

  • 238: Chapters 17 & 18 - Dracula

    Jan 06 2012

    Chapters 17-18 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Also, huge props to Lucy (read by our !). Fun: Visit , and watch here for the most useful: is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula only. We’ll be uploading the books between Pride and Prejudice and Dracula as time and space allow. AND the is up and growing! Add w...more

  • 237: Chapter 16 - Dracula

    Dec 30 2011

    Chapter 16 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Maurice Mengel, at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Thank you for your support, Audible! (now you go get your free book and start your trial by following this link) Updates December Incentive! From listener Julie Temisevä! , the first chapter of Cool for Cats, reviewed and read for you at , (good to know!).   is now paralleling ...more

  • 236: Chapter 15 - Dracula

    Dec 23 2011

    Chapter 15 of Dracula! Whoot! And 237 will get you chapter 16! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Maurice Mengel, at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Thank you for your support, Audible! (now you go get your free book and start your trial by following this link) Updates December Incentive! From listener Julie Temisevä! , the first chapter of Cool for Cats, reviewed and read for you at , (good t...more

  • 235: Chapter 14 - Dracula

    Dec 18 2011

    Chapter 14 of Dracula! Whoot! Then for Episodes 236, chapter 15, and 237 will get you chapter 16! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Maurice Mengel, at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Thank you for your support, Audible! (now you go get your free book and start your trial by following this link) Updates The Lovely of and December Incentive! From listener Julie Temisevä! , the first chapt...more

  • 234: Chapter 13 - Dracula

    Dec 09 2011

    Chapter 13 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, Barbara Edelman, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Thank you for your support, Audible! (now you go get your free book and start your trial by following this link) Updates where you can support her in donating to Toys for Tots and blankets for the homeless. Hunter's book. Just Glue Some Gears on It (and call it Steampunk) ...more

  • 233: Chapter 12 - Dracula

    Dec 05 2011

    Chapter 12 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, Arlen Donald, and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Updates is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula only. We'll be uploading the books between Pride and Prejudice and Dracula as time and space allow. AND the is up and growing! Add what you're up to there and share your "betterness". Need a Trumpet Class for you or you...more

  • 232: Chapter 11 - Dracula

    Nov 25 2011

    Chapter 11 of Dracula!   Book talk starts immediately. You can listen to it .

  • 231: Chapter 11 - Dracula

    Nov 20 2011

    Yeah, so I had no nifty ideas for a title. Sue me. (heh...) Chapter 11 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Arielle Lipshaw and Ehren Ziegler at for our audio this week! Updates is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula only. We'll be uploading the books between Pride and Prejudice and Dracula as time and space allow. AND the is up and growing! Add what you're up to there and share your "bett...more

  • 230: Chapter 9 - Dracula

    Nov 08 2011

    Chapter 9 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett and Ehren Ziegler at , Arielle Lipshaw, and our new voices, Maurice Mengel and ! Nifty things for you! is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula. AND the is up and growing! Add what you're up to there and share your "betterness". The links for you! is discovered, Dickens has two new biographies out, I'm loving my gorgeous Bingo pr...more

  • 229: Chapters 7 & 8 - Dracula

    Nov 04 2011

    Chapters 7-8 Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett and Ehren Ziegler at and our new voice, Barbara Edelman! Nifty things for you! is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula only. We'll be uploading the books between Pride and Prejudice and Dracula as time and space allow. AND the is up and growing! Add what you're up to there and share your "betterness". The links for you! on , ...more

  • 228: Chapter 6 - Dracula

    Oct 28 2011

    Chapter 6 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett and Ehren Ziegler at . Nifty things for you! Donate to the show by midnight 10/31/2011 and you will get a Defarge wristband! (Make sure PayPal has your address! is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula only. We'll be uploading the books between Pride and Prejudice and Dracula as time and space allow. Listener Joseph went to Whit...more

  • 227: Chapter 5 - Dracula

    Oct 22 2011

    Chapter 5 of Dracula Though is gorgeous and the people who love it are too! (But Renfield is sanguine as well... more on that soon...) Rhinebeck=blast. And blast=exhaustion, but it was all good. Blog post here so I don't bore you. Newsy bits: Heidi says: I know your a big fan of The Phantom Tollbooth so I wanted to tell you about a new documentary project and the Kickstarter campaign to help fund it. I'm making . Do you KNIT? Could you help a penguin out? ! (Not a joke) From: lahlahland I ...more

  • 226: Chapter 4 - Dracula

    Oct 13 2011

    Chapter 4 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via ). Again, many thanks to Jon Scholes at —who seems to have been born to read this book for you (and has a ). Nifty things for you! I'm part of the fun at (Square and Player!) and I'll be at Building C, #37 (they changed our location—this one is right) most of the time. CraftLit/Rhinebeck meetup at 11:30 Sat/Sun, then we can poke over to the Ravelry Party en masse. Pick up a Defarge o...more

  • 225: Chapter 3 - Dracula

    Oct 07 2011

    Chapter 3 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via .) Nifty things for you! I'm part of the fun at (Square and Player!) and I'll be at Building C, #17 most of the time. CraftLit/Rhinebeck meetup at 11:30 Sat/Sun, then we can poke over to the Ravelry Party. Pick up a Defarge or bring yours for me to sign and get your very own wristband! If you haven't seen the book yet, you really must. Saw her and her crochet goodies at the Crafty...more

  • 224: Chapter 2 - Dracula

    Sep 30 2011

    Chapter 2 of Dracula! Whoot! (Scroll to the bottom of the page for a player or grab the show on iTunes or via .) Nifty things for you! Defarge videos with lovely music by Mari Ajero via the Podsafe Music Network: , Longtime listener Barb has a new podcast with her daughter: Two Knit Lit Chicks. Lend an ear, won't you? is starting a . Katie at is making me drool. 7th Annual Podcast Awards Nominations Now Open! Nominations close @ 2359 September 30th, 2011 make sure to use hashtag #pca11 ...more

  • 223: ch. 1 - Dracula - [Start of Book]

    Sep 23 2011

    Chapter 1 of Dracula! Whoot! New reader too, via Sharon (MizzAdamz on Ravelry) of the London, Bath, and Wales trip—Jon Scholes at —who seems to have been born to read this book for you. Bless you both! Nifty things for you! Defarge videos with lovely music by Mari Ajero via the Podsafe Music Network: , Longtime listener Amy S Foster (or fame) has a new podcast, . Lend an ear, won’t you? is starting a . Katie at is making me drool. 7th Annual Podcast Awards Nominations Now Open! Nomina...more

  • 222: Are We There Yet

    Sep 04 2011

    Sections 1-3 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's story "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" here for you in Episode 221. These shownotes also count for Episode 222: Are We There Yet? which ends the story (sections 4–6) SEPT 10, 2011 — will be there, performing for you! And now, a bunch of nifty links: --you can start with this one, , , on Shepherdstown WV Kills Trees, , . Book links: see ; a great Cheat Sheet, , Article on , Who was , , Erté art: Pre 20s Gibson Girls--all that hair! Goodreads n...more

  • 221: Bernice Bobs Her Hair - Fitzgerald

    Aug 27 2011

    Sections 1-3 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's story "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" here for you today, plus a bunch of nifty links: --you can start with this one,, , on Shepherdstown WV Kills Trees, , . Book links: see ; a great Cheat Sheet, , Article on ,   Who was , , Erté art: Pre 20s Gibson Girls--all that hair! Goodreads niftyness! 20 members A place to share about the books covered on CraftLit (or ones that should be) as well as "What Would...   Books we've read Share and ratings with CraftL...more

  • 220: End of Woman in White

    Aug 13 2011

    Part of my new policy in trying to make the titles more useful on iPods and such things, the title is more descriptive than poetic—I'll do that for starts and ends now. This week I knit some , see my niece, watch a video on How Art Made the World I cringe at Feet on a Plane (a new horror film?), , and read two new books: Sock Knitting: Master Class by Anne Budd and by Vicki Stiefel and Lisa Souza Donate between now and August 31st and you will be put into the drawing for Knitting Out ...more

  • 219:SOS (Sleep Off, Still)

    Aug 05 2011

    This week, FOSCO! Fosco's narrative signals the penultimate chapter of The Woman in White! Amazon link is still there—not throwing the baby out with the bathwater (plus, you might need Kindle Books!) but still happy to be supporting I've done some more knitting, but mostly more , , and . July Incentive! Our winnah is Christina of MA! Donate between now and August 31st and you will be put into the drawing for Knitting Out Loud's The Secret Language of Knitters!!!! Don’t forget your copy of

  • 218: secs v–vii, Hartright's narrative, con't.

    Jul 30 2011

    Today The Woman in White, Walter Hartright's narrative, the story continued, sections v–vii. This week, I don't sleep.But then, neither did . Does misery love company? Yes. Yes it does. Too tired to be bummed about missing Sock Summit. Sleepless at home is better than sleepless in an hotel. ish. The new is up and growing, new sock heel books are in the store (if you find errors or issues, please email. If you purchase via , then I can zap you an update as soon as it's posted). is growing....more

  • 217: Zeitgeist!

    Jul 24 2011

    Woman in White, The Story Continued, Walter Hartright, sections i–iv! Once again, CraftLit leads the zeitgeist! Happened with , , and now . (who knew), thank you for your help with the tornado (give if you haven't but can*), , , my handspun sweater (thus far) my FINISHED Tristan socks (in muy masculine ) Sept 10th event will be . Donde esta Cumberland? Here: Sock Heel books up and ready for you. New store coming asap. How to Knit Socks (top down) Free via Ravelry: How to Knit Socks (toe-...more

  • 216: Swotter Fan

    Jul 19 2011

    Today Woman in White, Third Epoch, Walter Hartright's eleventh section--with a guest appearance from Missus Catherick! Doofus del Fuego Lives this week on the app, next week on the show! I show up and, July 23rd, 2011. Neville Lives! As does his Sweater!     are cool, working on my , , WWMDfK? pix now up on , and the (finally!), swatching for a sweater design DONE.   Nifty for you (that's the Rav link, here's ) and the   Knitting Goodness from Me for You! How to Knit Socks (top down) F...more

  • 215: Fishy

    Jul 10 2011

    Today Woman in White, Third Epoch, Walter Hartright's tenth section! No Doofus del Fuego this week, though! Maybe next. They're nearly done. (I'm late to the game, I know, but they're awesome and easy!), , , nearly done, WWMDfK? pix now up on , and the (finally!), swatching for a sweater design DONE. Nifty for you (that's the Rav link, here's )--KALs for WWMDfK? soon! July Incentive! Donate between now and July 31st and you will be put into the drawing for your own copy of the new Chop Bar...more

  • 214: Shelving it

    Jul 03 2011

    I have shelves! You have Walter Hartright reading the Third Epoch, sections viii-ix. If you can or want to help fellow listeners hit by a tornado in Mass, please send donations to Monson Tornado Fund c/o Monson Savings Bank 146 Main Street Monson, MA 01057 and , loads of fun! Switch the book my DH is reading, all about the Navy, no more Doofus this week, but soon! Book talk begins at 25 min. .

  • 213: Trafficking in Wool

    Jun 26 2011

    Today, the Third Epoch (Walter's narrative), sections v-vii of the Woman in White. Good to be back and start to feel "normal" ish. New and old friends surround me, as does humidity, heat, mosquitoes, and lightening bugs. Also lemonade and whiskey. What's not to love? Looking for a good pattern for a knitted A-line skirt. Anyone? Anyone? I'm sure you know the new Knitty is out, but did you know that the sock is there? It's soooooo kewl! Madame Defarge and in Ravelry queues! A good sign! Some ne...more

  • 212: A Whole New World

    Jun 21 2011

    Still unpacking, but... If you’re a teacher, has (see incentive below). Really, seriously, the man’s a goldmine. If you're a spinner, check out , a DVD by Joan Ruane. She is a member of my old guild in Tucson and a wonderful teacher. Everyone loves her because she's incredibly loveable. I've not seen her DVD myself--I spent my time watching her in person--but the review in Spring 2011's Spin-Off is glowing. The Quayside sock book I designed for () is coming out July 1, 2011. I'm now working o...more

  • 211: Homecoming

    Jun 11 2011

    Very little to report and very little time to do it in. , (go Lorna!). See below for my traveling podcasts. I'll have these shownotes serve for 208 "Bubbly", 209 (), 210 (, and maybe even 211 (). Book talk will start super soon on all, so don't bother to fast forward. We depart May 27th and will visit: Fri 5/27--Grand Canyon; stay at Grand Canyon Sun 5/29--Old Faithful; stay at Sheridan or Gillette Mon 5/30--visit Devil's Tower and Custer Battlefield Tues 5/31--backtrack and Teach at , Billin...more

  • 210: Epoch 2 - Marian - Woman in White

    Jun 03 2011

    210 - Epoch 2 - Marian Very little to report and very little time to do it in. , (go Lorna!) and a video of the same. I'll have these shownotes serve for 208 "Bubbly", 209 (, "The Shipping News"), 210 (, and maybe even 211 (). Book talk will start super soon on all, so don't bother to fast forward. Fri 5/27--Grand Canyon; stay at Grand Canyon Sun 5/29--Old Faithful; stay at Sheridan or Gillette Mon 5/30--visit Devil's Tower and Custer Battlefield , Billings MT; stay over in Deadwood, SD Wed ...more

  • 209: The Shipping News

    May 27 2011

    I'm shipping everything that wont fit in the car. Seriously. I should have stock in UPS and USPS. Fun. Very little to report and very little time to do it in. , (go Lorna!) and a video of the same. I'll have these shownotes serve for 208, 209, 210 and maybe even 211. Book talk will start super soon, so don't bother to fast forward. We depart May 27th and will visit: Fri 5/27--Grand Canyon; stay at Grand Canyon Sun 5/29--Old Faithful; stay at Sheridan or Gillette Mon 5/30--visit Devil's Tower an...more

  • 208: Bubbly

    May 21 2011

    Very little to report and very little time to do it in. , (go Lorna!) and a video of the same. I'll have these shownotes serve for 208, 209, 210 and maybe even 211. Book talk will start super soon, so don't bother to fast forward. We depart May 27th and will visit: Fri 5/27--Grand Canyon; stay at Grand Canyon Sun 5/29--Old Faithful; stay at Sheridan or Gillette Mon 5/30--visit Devil's Tower and Custer Battlefield Tues 5/31--backtrack and Teach at , Billings MT; stay over in Deadwood, SD Wed 6/1...more

  • 207: Happy Birthday!

    May 06 2011

    Happy Birthday-ness to CraftLit and me! The only news that isn't isn't in the show is that I found a foster mommy for our dogs while we try to find them a permanent home. Aside from that... carry on! Book talk starts around 5min. Listen to 207

  • 206: Ai Yi Eye!

    Apr 23 2011

    Jennie the Potter's (where you can get Briar Rose yarn and patterns!), a reminder about the new for issues with the CraftLit App (iPhone, iTouch, Droid), and still crowing about the for which my wee bitty socks grace the cover. Lookee! Please be sure to ask your LYS to stock the book. You SHOULD be able to see an Amazon widget right below this (unless you have some sort of ad-blocker as a Firefox add-on—working on a fix for that). It's one of the ways you can support CraftLit. By starting y...more

  • 205: Lock, Stock, and Boxes

    Apr 17 2011

    Just a few linky bits for you: my lovely, , the for issues with the CraftLit App (iPhone, iTouch, Droid), help to make America great again (giggle), and the of which my wee bitty socks grace the cover. Lookee! Please be sure to ask your LYS to stock the book. You SHOULD be able to see an Amazon widget right below this. It's one of the ways you can support CraftLit. By starting your Amazon shopping from this point, CraftLit will receive a portion of the profit from Amazon. Pretty nifty. If you...more

  • 204: Strapped!

    Apr 09 2011

    NOTE: Trouble with the feed? Try re-subscribing. Some rogue code broke it on 203. Also, for those of you on the Droid/iPhone app, there's now a "library" iisting for you as a SHOW extra. This lets you know which episodes go with which book.   I'm strapped by Strep, but make it to the mic for you! Couple of links: Happy Catholic (book linked to from below widget) congrats to . WHOOT! And don't forget, there's a free how-to-knit-a-sock eBook for you in the sidebar! Book talk starts around 11 minu...more

  • 203:The Shake Down

    Apr 02 2011

    Just a few bits and pieces: , , a contract wafer wiki, wiki, nifty online textbook plan, by blogging, , and a new free eBook for you from me! Some advice for men April Incentive The Elemental Journal! Donate to CraftLit in the month of April and your name will be put in the hat to win this book. <br> Book talk begins around 15 min. Listen to 203

  • 202: Still Breaking

    Mar 28 2011

    Just a few things for 201— (um...not two THOUSAND one)...Judith Martin's book "Common Courtesy" on Jefferson's "problem" linked to in the widget below, article, --This Time It's East, and that's about it. Some extra info for 202, "Still Breaking"—This is a , this is what they mean by "" and some 411 on (who is mentioned disparagingly). That's about it. Book talk begins around 9 min for 201, almost immediately on 202.

  • 201: It's Called a Break Because...?

    Mar 23 2011

    Just a few things for 201— (um...not two THOUSAND one)...Judith Martin's book "Common Courtesy" on Jefferson's "problem" linked to in the widget below, article, --This Time It's East, and that's about it. Some extra info for 202, "Still Breaking"—This is a , this is what they mean by "" and some 411 on (who is mentioned disparagingly). That's about it. Book talk begins around 9 min for 201, almost immediately on 202.

  • 200: Happy Birthday, CraftLit!

    Mar 11 2011

    Nearly five years since we started, we hit the big two-oh-oh. Whoot! Thank you to the 70 or so of you who participated in Thing 1's Science Fair. He's a very happy scientist with a dumpster load of data. Little more for you here in the shownotes, just a couple of goofy links. This just in--, , , new Jasper Fforde One of Our Thursday's Is Missing, nifty , , , a in VA, (maybe), the , and a ... of yarn. A Raveler takes the and extends it to ! LOVE IT! And today, we hear the voice of Mari...more

  • 199: Dueling Lawyers

    Mar 03 2011

    Not to be confused with Dueling Banjos. Forgot to give you this link info last episode—? This just in--! And today, more important information from Mister Vincent Gilmore, solicitor. Book talk begins around 10 min. Listen to 199 .

  • 198: Mister Lorry Anyone?

    Mar 01 2011

    OH, so many links for you! It's like they all waited until today. Thing one's , iffin you're up to watching some goofy videos and answering two questions. Penny at saved our comments (and so much more). Episode 198!!!! Did you hear that? One-ninety-EIGHT! R esurgence of Knitting ". Is there ? is great! Go checkitout! Fun ". ! that look REALLY good, , , , (who knew there was such a thing). GREAT idea for city-dwellers who are gardenarily inclined. . for six-year-olds in UK to incl...more

  • 197: Whoosh!

    Feb 21 2011

    Not much to report this week, in fact, not much time to report much of anything. So. Congrats to Cynthia of Yucaipa, CA! She's the winner of the Gorgeous Yarn from . Book talk begins around 5 min. Listen to 197 .

  • 196: Giving Birth

    Feb 11 2011

    in pre-orders, ,, , , (really, you have to read this), the , Syracuse U's (and ), the Drawing Lab book, and the AWESOME (I've read it now) Scrapbooks on the Go (see below). Scripture about dreams that Anne Catherick refers to in her letter can be found below. Book talk begins around 20 min. Listen to 194 .   8 And they said to him, “We each have had a dream, and there is no interpreter of it.” So Joseph said to them, “Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell them to me, please.” (, )...more

  • 195 - Chapter 4 - The Woman in White

    Feb 05 2011

    Amy Singer blogged about our trip, yay! Though we're sorry she (The Singer) wont be with us this year. A (or new-to-me) Essayist Media of Writing in Public is tweeting some nice, community-building things in the writing world. And I, once again, lose myself in (this time I'm in love with Hamlet. , anyone?). is the coolest sock around. WWMDfK? gears up for pre-orders on Chuck's birthday, 7 Feb 2011.   Don't forget! Donate to the show between now and 14 Feb 2011 and be entered to win ...more

  • 194: The Frailty of Women?

    Jan 27 2011

    Some goodies. Wilkie Collins   George Elliot London to Cumberland (not a short trip) Listen to 194

  • 193: Memorials and Mortality

    Jan 19 2011

    Not a lot in the way of shownotes. We have a nifty Monthly Incentive though, and I'll be doing the drawing on the 14th of Feb because Fabulous Listener Jill sent in GORGEOUS Valentines Day yarn—five skeins from , 100% Superwash Merino, 98 yards each, 2oz, 4.5-5 sts/inch on US 6–8 in colorway Grant Circle. Donate up through February 14th and it could be yours! I'll draw an incentive winner from a hat. (It's a little more pink than the pic...) Aside from that, we begin at the beginning of the gr...more

  • 192: Snowblind

    Jan 09 2011

    SO So so many things are happening, I know I'll forget more than a few. But for now, here's some links for you: Holiday Vacations will be getting us the new brochures pronto so you can get all the info on the CraftLit Tour 2011 with Heather Ordover and Amy Detjen to Boston and all bookish/fibery things in MA... right over to the Rhinebeck Fairgrounds for the NY Sheep and Wool Festival! Look for the logo to appear soon in the upper right corner of this page! oh SHOOT! I forgot to tell you--the Dr...more

  • 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! With Pictures!

    Dec 04 2010

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover episodes 189–191—all of A Christmas Carol. 189: Smokin' Bishop! 190: A Present? For me! 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! Here is the . In this episode I point you towards the , and two other books: Flash Flash I also spoke of the various file formats you can use to listen to these episodes--please let me know in the sidebar if you are able to watch these versions. Viewing options mini-video podcasts you can watch...more

  • 191: Have A Dickens of a Christmas

    Dec 04 2010

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover episodes 189–191—all of A Christmas Carol. 189: Smokin' Bishop! 190: A Present? For me! 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! Here is the . In this episode I point you towards the , and two other books: Flash Flash I also spoke of the various file formats you can use to listen to these episodes--please let me know in the sidebar if you are able to watch these versions. Viewing options mini-video podcasts you c...more

  • 190: A Present? For Me? with pictures

    Nov 27 2010

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover episodes 189–191—all of A Christmas Carol. 189: Smokin' Bishop! 190: A Present? For me! 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! Here is the . In these episode I point you towards the , and two other books: I also spoke of the various file formats you can use to listen to these episodes--please let me know in the sidebar if you are able to watch these versions. Viewing options mini-video podcasts you can watch here (see below) a video podca...more

  • 190: A Present? For Me!

    Nov 27 2010

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover episodes 189–191—all of A Christmas Carol. 189: Smokin' Bishop! 190: A Present? For me! 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! Here is the . In these episode I point you towards the , and two other books: I also spoke of the various file formats you can use to listen to these episodes--please let me know in the sidebar if you are able to watch these versions. Viewing options mini-video podcasts you can watch here (see below) a video podca...more

  • 189: Smokin' BIshop with pictures

    Nov 22 2010

    Let me know if you can see this video version at CraftLit.com's sidebar poll. This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover episodes 189–191—all of A Christmas Carol. 189: Smokin' Bishop! 190: A Present? For me! 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! Here is the . In these episodes I point you towards the , and two other books: I also spoke of the various file formats you can use to listen to these episodes--please let me know in the sidebar if you are able to watch these versions. Vi...more

  • 189: Smokin' Bishop!

    Nov 21 2010

    This set of shownotes, such as they are, cover episodes 189–191—all of A Christmas Carol. 189: Smokin' Bishop! 190: A Present? For me! 191: Have a Dickens of a Christmas! Here is the . In these episodes I point you towards the , and two other books: I also spoke of the various file formats you can use to listen to these episodes--please let me know in the sidebar if you are able to watch these versions. Viewing options a mini-video podcast you can watch here (see below) a video pod...more

  • 188-pt 2: The End is Nigh

    Nov 15 2010

    Chapters 39-44--the end of the book! Travelogues on HOLD for now, I'll let you know when I have space enough for them again. Don't forget to check out the—A Christmas Carol () goes up earlier there, but the story will be repeated on CraftLit and will have the added CraftLit stuff. And your links: (OH MY GOODNESS it is a thing of beauty and a joy forever), , , , , , tutorial on , Some for you to take a gander at, , don't forget to check out and submit stories and patterns to !   And I would ...more

  • 188-pt1: The End is Nigh

    Nov 15 2010

    Chapters 39-44--the end of the book! Travelogues on HOLD for now, I'll let you know when I have space enough for them again. Don't forget to check out the—A Christmas Carol () goes up earlier there, but the story will be repeated on CraftLit and will have the added CraftLit stuff. And your links: (OH MY GOODNESS it is a thing of beauty and a joy forever), , , , , , tutorial on , Some for you to take a gander at, , don't forget to check out and submit stories and patterns to !   And I would ...more

  • 187: Rumbly Grumbly

    Nov 08 2010

    Today a whopping set of chapters—34-38! You'll see why. And a slew of nifty links for you! blog hop—recipes and patterns and podcasts, oh my! , new website (contribute stories/patterns now!), Jill at the will amaze you with the wonderfulness of her genius, will blow you away with her (very reasonably priced) books and website as will . Take a look at Suzanne's . Then we have the poll in the right sidebar (I reopened it with the latest additions), , Jules' fab (also GF), and my buddy at wh...more

  • 186: A Cup of Tea

    Nov 02 2010

    Pics of The Guild pretties (below), kids and Halloween a link to my (you can friend me from there) and our , and the, and one of my mini Zentangles. This is about 1-1/2" square. Don’t forget to pick up the Lewis Creek pattern (left sidebar link) then—Go forth and knit! is ready for you and yours. Send us your tired, your weak, your exhausted parents longing for someone to pick up the burden of helping their kids through essay after essay. (CraftLit listeners will find they have a discou...more

  • 185: Fall Bounty

    Oct 24 2010

    Not a ton of links, but a few: , (), !, and fun, and my (you can friend me with the number in the URL). Plus, here's Hadrian's Wall. Just cuz. Don't forget to pick up the Lewis Creek pattern (left sidebar link) then—Go forth and knit! is ready for you and yours. Send us your tired, your weak, your exhausted parents longing for someone to pick up the burden of helping their kids through essay after essay. (CraftLit listeners will find they have a discount.) Listen to 185 Support CraftLit—...more

  • 184: chs 28-28 -

    Oct 18 2010

    Today chapters 27 and 28! Links for you: , Tour , , FAN page (!), (thank you Marla), Instructables ('tis the season), (for a friend in NY), we get on , checkout and her , prepping for (as though there isn't enough going on). Leanne says: I'm writing about a young friend of mine. His name is Aidan, he is 5-years-old, and he was just diagnosed with ALL (leukemia) in September. His family is trying to raise money to help cover medical bills, and his aunt has set up an Etsy shop where she sel...more

  • 183: London Calling

    Oct 03 2010

    Please see Episode 182 for shownotes.

  • 182 - Chapter 23 - ACYiKAC

    Sep 25 2010

    182: Impacted and 183: London Calling Chapter 23. Then Chapter 24. Lots of links and fun for you: eace of Action group on Ravelry, link to (Sept 29, 2010! 2pm Welsh time!), don't forget to take the poll in the sidebar. And here's where I hope to be with. Check out some ! My mitts and . Here's where we'll be and when: London: @ , Sunday, October 3 from 3-4pm Cardiff: @ , Wednesday, Oct 6, from 7-9pm If you can make it, please do! Amy’ll have Knitty shwag and we are both really ex...more

  • 181 - Chapters 21–22 — ACYiKAC

    Sep 19 2010

    Today, chapters 21-22! A few fun links: Guerrilla Knitters in NZ, an old friend’s newish site , (a good read if a sad one), Rachel Herron’s , Amy’s Fire in a Jar (a la my imagination) And the site. Knitty Amy divulges , I try to find a way to get from Salisbury to Stonehenge and Avebury…all in one afternoon… I know. But I’m not there for long. And, of course, I bring you Mark Twain, read by (the superior) John Greenman. Book talk starts at 12 min or so. Don’t forget our latest podcas...more

  • 180: CraftLit, Meet Bard. Bard, Meet CraftLit.

    Sep 12 2010

    Chapters 19-20! ! You'll love it! Phyllis sent in this link to a that incorporates a bit of the Madame Defarge love; TwirlyMama in Vancouver BC selling her for BP oil victims; Femke's new ; new pics of ; see the ACYiKAC button to the left? That's the code you want to steal for your blog. More of those buttons will be appearing on the ; Crazy Aunt Purl on , do read the comments. And don't forget to visit about chemicals in our food that appear to be affecting little girl's development. Here'...more

  • 179: Exeunt Pursued by Bear

    Aug 28 2010

    Please join me in celebrating (and purchasing) the latest, cool thing in sock knitting!  from Interweave! It runs on Adobe Air, comes in Mac and PC flavors, and will knock your *ahem* socks off. (And, you know, includes content from me)! Read more about it . Discover Simple, Private Sharing at  Chapter 18!New poll in the right sidebar, and you can thank  for the tutorial on how to make . Listen to Episode 179

  • 178: A Case of the Fantods

    Aug 23 2010

    You can thank Twain for the episode's title. You can thank starting-a-business for the fact thereof. Nevertheless, today's chapters are 16–17. Some links for you! As promised, the Lewis Creek Socks pattern, loyal listener Renee sent in this to a KQED show on Twain's autobio--gazillions of pages long and... iiiiinteresting... and the article link, and our next sneak peek. This one goes on sale when the shownotes go live and will be avaliable until September 30th. After that, you'll just hav...more

  • 177: The Hours

    Aug 07 2010

    Today, chapters 14-15 of ACYiKAC! Uncle Ordover’s newest book with photography by ! And new book by Kate Rockland . This week, the excerpt! (Remember, there’s a bit of language, so be cautious with children.) Deep fryer recs gratefully accepted, up and running on iPhone/iTouch app store, Twain’s wife’s family’s first little home test knitters needed (please ), Sculpey transfers a success using a photocopy (OfficeMax) of one of my early wee little watercolors (you can see the tile and water on ...more

  • 176: A Quest!

    Aug 01 2010

    Today, chapters 11-13 of ACYiKAC. Some fun links and things: Twain’s , our own Kate Rockland’s book and our own Todd Culp’s book (my, my…literate today, aren’t we?) Creating the Hive link in right sidebar, many thanks to our reader for sounding so Twainish, –plus the polymer clay transfer and Jane Austen videos! Book talk starts at 24:30.   This month’s incentive from Robin of Libby’s Leashes–YOU get to pick!

  • 175: Ditto

    Jul 22 2010

    Today, chapters 4-6 of aCIYaKAC! And on July 23rd, you’ll get chapters 7-10 in 175!Links on Twain from the and the and a link on the . Monologue to the right along with the button to the new tutoring site. And don’t forget the little patternette linked to in the upper left sidebar–get the whole set. Elizabeth of NY has her Arachne sock calculator up at at ‘em as an app for the iPhone–but the will remain. access to the sneak peek patterns, and newsy bits on the writing tutorial service (for a...more

  • 174: A Believing Athiest

    Jul 20 2010

    Today, chapters 4-6 of aCIYaKAC! Links on Twain from the and the and a link on the . Monologue to the right along with the button to the new tutoring site. And don't forget the little patternette linked to in the upper left sidebar--get the whole set. Elizabeth of NY has her Arachne sock calculator up at at 'em as an app for the iPhone--but the will remain. What Would Madame Defarge Knit? Creations Inspired by the Classics, access to the sneak peak patterns (look in the upper left sidebar), a...more

  • 173: : Seneschal v Morholt

    Jul 12 2010

    Credit to Jen Minnis (our Haute Designer) for the iPhone/iTouch Wallpaper this episode! ACYiKAC toots along with chapters 2-3. Links: checkout new COOKING out loud (yes!); Good old Elizabeth of NY has her Arachne sock calculator coming out as an app for the iPhone soon—no, really—but the will remain and those of you with Droid phones, Julie found a until we get our app (when…when…?). Don’t forget—Crackberry workaround? Please post in the comments. I’m assured by the PTB (powers that be) that ...more

  • 172: Back. Saddle. You Know the Drill. - START OF BOOK

    Jul 02 2010

    Welcome back all y’all. It’s been awhile, but we’re hitting the ground running.  is going to be a hoot–when it’s not breaking your heart (like all good books) but I wanted to send you some links as well: Sam and his ; checkout new COOKING out loud (yes!); Good old Elizabeth of NY has her Arachne sock calculator coming out as an app for the iPhone soon–but the will remain and those of you with Droid phones, Julie found a until we get our app (when…when…?). Anyone have a suggestion for a Crack...more

  • 171: End of Persuasion

    Jun 04 2010

    More craziness on my end shouldn't mean you have to suffer. TWO episodes (again)! 170=Chapter 22 171=Chapters 23-24...that would be the END OF THE BOOK! The I mention. May Incentive Winnah: Irina of VA!—3 skeins Simply Socks sock yarn, Peach 0179   Come episode 172  I will have lotsa good news for your. Too much to go into before a brief hiatus.

  • 170: Bonanza! (part un)

    Jun 04 2010

    More craziness on my end shouldn't mean you have to suffer. TWO episodes (again)! 170=Chapter 22 171=Chapters 23-24...that would be the END OF THE BOOK! The I mention. May Incentive Winnah: Irina of VA!—3 skeins Simply Socks sock yarn, Peach 0179   Come episode 172  I will have lotsa good news for your. Too much to go into before a brief hiatus.

  • 169: Back-to-Front

    May 24 2010

    Releasing two podcasts at the same time. Same shownotes. Same creamy goodness. BUT! It was Northanger Abby! Not Mansfield Park!!! May Incentive—3 skeins Simply Socks sock yarn, Peach 0179, 80% superwash 20% nylon 175 yds:

  • 168: Front to Back

    May 24 2010

    Releasing two podcasts at the same time. Same shownotes. Same creamy goodness. May Incentive—3 skeins Simply Socks sock yarn, Peach 0179, 80% superwash 20% nylon 175 yds:

  • 167: Sunny With a Chance of Sheep

    May 09 2010

    Listener took a few pictures showing how AMAZING the Cobb is -- and the hanker-scarf she knit whilst in England—AND most importantly, a slew of pics of her pretending to be Louisa Musgrove! A cool plaque dedicating the Jane Austen gardens at Lyme RegisKayleigh pretending to be Louisa, falling down the stairs at the CobbThe end of the Cobb, out to seaThe Stairs on the Cobb (yikes)Lyme Regis todayGeneration T by Megan Nicolay—goes to Carrie of MO. May Incentive—3 skeins Simply Socks sock yar...more

  • 166: Return of the Lady

    Apr 19 2010

    Lady Russell, that is.Chapters 13-14     of Persuasion!    Links for you! Go listen to Julie at Forgotten Classics! ! You’ll love it! by Mandie Harrington (genius!); ; ; Awesome ! From KarmaKnits:  a movie called From gBaby: “ - gluten free fancy food. Just pretty to look at even if you don’t ever cook a thing… And this , which for some reason reminded me of Flatland but was so intelligent, and pretty easy to follow and had pretty colors in it I felt compelled to share.” She’s right.   ...more

  • 165: Admirable Admiral

    Apr 05 2010

    Today chapters 11 -12 of Persuasion! (You can get your own copy of the here) Never ending Sock Toes plague me. Don’t forget to visit ! Lotsa links for you! Lyme Lyme beach , the from above, Jane Blog with , link to book NPR Ooh! And a Flatland . (Be sure and hover your cursor over the comic to read the additional "secret"—adult—text.) What’s the verdict on adding cream to soups—women, hands down, add cream or milk. Men? Water. New April Incentive: Generation T by Megan Nicolay. Book ta...more

  • 164: Don't Be A Hayter

    Mar 29 2010

    Today chapters 9-10 of Persuasion!Whoot!Testing the new server system so I'm not going to type much here now. Last week was three hours of uploading over and over and over. More shownotes at CraftLit.com.

  • 163: O Captain! My Captain!

    Mar 21 2010

    Today chapters 7-8 of Persuasion! Little more voice. Not much more craftiness (I’m designing…shhhh). stuff, though. And a “new” pattern venue for you! ! Whoot! But, Oh…Captain Wentworth! Don't forget the March Incentive: by Meg McElwee Book talk at 10.5 min or so. Listen to 163

  • 162: Austen's Best

    Mar 14 2010

    Today chapter 6 of Persuasion! Short Show. No Voice. March Incentive: by Meg McElwee Book talk at 8 min or so. Listen to 162

  • 161: I *Had* Vision

    Mar 08 2010

    Chapters 4–5 of Persuasion! Links for you! film Nuit Blanche from on ; (That's Mr. Jefferson to you and me!); (go listen to samples of the new books there!); ; Bath Link: Congrats to the Feb Incentive winner: Jamie of NY!!! March Incentive: by Meg McElwee Ann and Kay from Mason-Dixon with their Grey Gardens Spoof Things I didn't mention but are nifty anyway: A keeps the Dr away. A and ; OH! And the Knucks pic! And what not to do in Tucson! more

  • 160: I'm Persuaded

    Feb 26 2010

    Today we start Persuasion! (Let the rejoicing begin!) Our Librivox version is read by (the really quite excellent) . Chapters 1-3 and not much else except...we say a hearty "WHOOT!" to Rachael Herron (you probably know her as ) on the eve of her very first book release! Very exciting stuff. You can pick it up at your local bookstore, Target, and the ubiquitous online book venues. And if you're looking to expand your crafty blog horizon, may I recommend two of Rachael's other venues? and . Here...more

  • 159: Fin!

    Feb 13 2010

    End of Book! Yowsa! Yes, the end of Flatland. End of my romance with math...or my infatuation that turns out to be completely misleading like how that guy was who I dated while I was teaching at the reading school who... um...TMI? Infatuation? Maybe. Because I fooled myself into thinking I could balance my checkbook if I understood Flatland. There is no Transitive Property in my life. (by Rick Riordan)! Read the book...not so much the movie thing... And that's about it! Have a great time unti...more

  • 158: Top of the World!

    Feb 07 2010

    I conquer Greenland. (And there was much rejoicing…) Some links: ! How do I love the ? SOoooo much! Link to Christen Haden’s book “”; Terry Pratchett‘s ; “” based on a Timbaland song (see below) and the nifty work of the , and, um… Donnegal Tweed in #809 teal, anyone? Don’t forget the February Incentive book: ! And congrats to Marianne of CA who won Enchanted Adornments, the January Incentive book! Book talk begins at: 25:45   Lyrics to “Too Late…” Halfway across the globe And we'...more

  • 157: Smooth Operator

    Jan 31 2010

    Know what a smooth operator is? A sphere! Trust me. Chapters 15-17 of Flatland! Whoot! This week's links: interview with (in which he discusses--wait for it--Flatland!!!), podcast promo, (my new writing home). proof of my spinniness Listen to episode 157 Book talk starts around 12 minutes.

  • 156: What is This Strange Moisture?

    Jan 23 2010

    The Encounter begins!!! Meanwhile, back at the ranch...it's raining. And... tornado...ing? How does one say that? We here are unused to your strange terminology and bizarre windy ways. Some links: Great TechKnitting with links to lots of great and very smart ideas (expensive sock yarn etc); the latest TwistCollective ; PopKnits with this thick ; a very useful (and comprehensive) ; a link to the ; Craftzine article on how Emboriderer Jenny Hart; --a EWE-topia of all things knitterly (get it?...more

  • 155: End of Song, Beginnin' of Story!

    Jan 16 2010

    We finish the background info to Flatland today (and you thought we were already IN the story, didn't you!) and next episode head into... The Encounter! Da Da Duuuuummmmmmm This week some fun for you (, , ), I wax rhapsodic over the , find the (yes!), and knit, knit, spin, and knit. AH! And I find a (like the Yarn Harlot) who actually SHOWS HER TENSIONING! Cool (and one just for ), ANOTHER (my former student), a you might want to pass around, an article about a provocativeit'll make se...more

  • 154: The Boys Are Back!

    Jan 01 2010

    Christmas knitting (nearly) done. Still working on Welsh Heel socks for Auntie, sock yarn hat (for scroll down a bit) pattern for the hat , useful , cool and , and nifty . And the artwork for chapter 9: And for 154: The Boys Are Back! A link to their , and , , and (which we didn't talk about) and Daniel Klein's latest fiction, . Last week's iPhone extra! The pattern! Only available via CraftLit through February! Get yer copy now (and while you're at it, check out other great work!)

  • 153: Happy 2010!

    Dec 31 2009

    Christmas knitting (nearly) done. Still working on Welsh Heel socks for Auntie, sock yarn hat (for scroll down a bit) pattern for the hat , useful, cool and , and nifty . And the artwork for chapter 9: And for 154: The Boys Are Back! A link to their , and , , and (which we didn't talk about) and Daniel Klein's latest fiction, . Last week's iPhone extra! The pattern! Only available via CraftLit through February! Get yer copy now (and while you're at it, check out other great work!) NOT...more

  • 152 - Recovery - Flatland

    Dec 20 2009

    Flatland begins at episode 149 Wedding: Done! (successfully too!) Happy Sister (red) Happy Hub-to-Be (with Uke) Semester Grades: Done! (mostly successfully) November Winners: Posted! Gayle of CA will receive by our own Amy S. Foster and Elizabeth of MA will receive ! Checkout the December Incentive ! Let me know if you're interested! Anglo-Saxon! On Interweave books to check out: , , and . Some MathPhobe books we mentioned: ; ²; ; ; (haven't read it, but it's by the same guy--and I loo...more

  • 151: Flatland

    Dec 01 2009

    Hope everyone in the US had a satisfying Thanksgiving--in every way. Food. Family. Fun. Life is good on this end, if looking a bit beans-and-rice for the next bit. But I can't complain. It's certainly better than being A. Square. Don't forget to check out the if you have the right platform in your pocket or purse--should be available and working world-wide now. And know that I've triple-checked and the good people at Wizzard Media (where the podcast is hosted) are indeed working towards getting...more

  • 150: Embrace Your Inner Mathematician - START OF BOOK

    Nov 18 2009

    Start of Flatland  is up and running. We have seven days to get it, rate it, and take over the world (or at least 50 million members therein). Please enjoy responsibly. Coming soon! Interview Number 2 with the charming comedy team of  (I'm not-so-secretly in love. Yes, the Husband knows).   Flatland! My Dad's melodious voice will