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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers

***Annotated Audiobooks for Busy Booklovers*** Since 2006 CraftLit has released serialized classic literature weekly—the way Dickens did it—but as an audiobook with audio annotations. Host Heather Ordover gives you some context and juicy tidbits before playing the next chapter of the current book. *** Listeners regularly call in to share their thoughts to be played in the next episode, which keeps the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been in continuous production...more

Episodes

  • 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

    Titian Hair: E. E. Cummings, 1894 - 1962 Somewhere I have never traveled, gladly beyond (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 Watch on Amazon   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! Boot Jack (or bootjack) Ulster Coats (And Gentleman's Gazette) Tara's Harlots

  • 491: chs 23-24 Anne of Green Gables

    Jun 01 2018

    The Brooklyn Museum's Mummy "The Morning Visit" by Oliver Wendell Holmes The Society for the Prevention of Gossip (page 61)  OOOOH! I found a video of an Indian harmonium and a VERY DETAILED demo of a foot-pump harmonium. 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 Fahrenheit 451 Videos to use with kids (after you review them) Captain Disillusion! Why It Works: The Captain Disillusion Debunk These are all great Illusion-busting videos of his: - Definitive Guide to Trick Shots Circlet Bracelet Debunk (and update) UFO over India (The WEATHER CHANNEL! FOR SHAME!) Phaser Debunk Russian Ghost Car Debunk Then in this video he (attempts to) rebrand himself and parodies these fine and worthy YouTubers in order...more

  • 489: ch 20 Anne of Green Gables

    May 11 2018

    My friend Pam’s gorgeous art below (she learned from this site: Draw Botanical) - History Chicks Biography of LMM and their recap of Anne with an E, episode 1 - Tara’s podcast rec: The Fat Squirrel Speaks - The New Jersey Mom Video I mentioned • Mayflowers are an Actual Thing-- • HAMLET - Act V, scene i 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, swe...more

  • 488: ch 19 Anne of Green Gables

    May 04 2018

    Fun BBC - The Woman In White - Media Centre Avengers, Thanos, and Daddy Issues (spoilers) Zora Neale Hurston ‘Barracoon’ Excerpt Book Talk pung sleigh Fashion Moments – The Shirtwaist | Genealogy Lady Vintage hairstyles: The Pompadour (1899) - Click Americana Curfew must Not Ring To-night. Rose Hartwick Thorpe (1850-1939). VI. Lovers. Bliss Carman, et al., eds. 1904. The World's Best Poetry. II. Love How Sockery Set a Hen Bingen

  • 487: ch 18 Anne of Green Gables

    Apr 20 2018

    Links for you: Waterloo Stove: /> Russets are apples: Ipecac taffy - could have been toffee or could have been Fannie Farmer’s 1896 recipe for Velvet Molasses Candy (pulled taffy) Sir John A MacDonald:

  • 486: Ch 17 Anne of Green Gables

    Apr 13 2018

    The artists I mentioned: Daveboydart.com Chrisrobertsonstudios.com Silverclutchgames.com The really cool template store: TCR Crafts For this really cool paper pieced quilt from the Blue Moth Doings blog:

  • 485 - Chapter 16 - Anne of Green Gables

    Apr 06 2018

    All The Things! Silicone sponges Scum Off Shower Cleaner from Simplygoodstuff.com (plus I really like these two sponges - the scrubby one and the smooth one) The Anne of Green Gables cookbook! Red Crocheted Woolen Hood & blue crossover You can find Laura’s crossover shawl Comfort of a Friend (adult) pattern and more (like the children's pattern) at her Stashmuffin page on Ravelry or find more of her genius at Laura Ricketts Designs And lookee what Laurie did while listening:

  • 484 - Chapter 15 - Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 30 2018

    Links for you: Nibbler blogpost and iOS store Nibbler - Pen & Paper News by Austin Tooley (sorry only on iOS so far) My electrical handiwork: My scrappy side table (which I used a for which I used a pocket jig): Spruce Gum Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) Email/newsletter list here.  Get the most recent email here (though it won't have your name on it). Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via iTunes Click here to ...more

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

    Mar 23 2018

    Newsletter on where I’ve been and will continue to be for a bit 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 shooters were more often the harassers than they were the victims.  Here is a rebuttal to the Walk-Up concept Also, for some of the kids who a...more

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

    Mar 16 2018

    The Newsletter on where I've been (and will be) Thank you John in Indiana - The Kitchen is not clean until Dish Rag is scalded! Turmeric - 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. Journ...more

  • 481 : Chs 8-9 Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 09 2018

    Crafty-cleaning More cleaning info and simplygoodstuff.com has products and a zillion tips, and all the listener emails: Lex recommended pet aquarium limescale remover (like for turtle or lizard tanks), Yvonne 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 (ahe...more

  • 480 : Chs 5-7 Anne of Green Gables

    Mar 02 2018

    —skunk cabbage By Sue Sweeney. - The Monday Garden. Archived at http://ontariowildflowers.com/mondaygarden/article.php?id=158, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link —“looks like a Gimlet” By Wikipedia user Saintswithin - en.wikipedia.org, Public Domain, Link —Presbyterian Shorter Catechism —Now I lay me down to sleep - originally published in the New England Primer, Calvinist, compiled by Benjamin Harris, 1683 —Peep of Day series (original Amazon) —The REAL Captivity Narrative: Penelope Stout

  • 479: Chs 3-4 Anne of Green Gables

    Feb 23 2018

    Art of Recycle. Do it! The “real” Avonlea is Cavendish. Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne, the source for “Scope of Imagination”. A feather tick 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:  Liza - the taking-things-literally gal (watch at 1:30 and especially 2:12) or watch her Ikea goofiness.

  • 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!) Sorrel Mare Wellerism 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 Mr Dooley stories we learned about from Biscuits Ex Machina History of ...more

  • 477: Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Feb 09 2018

    At last! Lucy Maud Montgomery! Updates and Info: CraftLit.com/membership - you can learn more about premium audio here. CraftLit.libsyn.com - you can sign up for premium audio at this 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. Patreon.com/CraftLit - you can get free and premium audio here - for now. I am still researching to see if it's such a good d...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Twelfth Day

    Dec 25 2017

    Twelfth Day… (Find all the days here Thank you Librivox.org.) William John Locke (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 the...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Eleventh Day

    Dec 24 2017

    Eleventh Day… (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Charles Dickens (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 ...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Tenth Day

    Dec 23 2017

    Tenth Day… (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Arnold Bennett (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. The Christmas Eve Burglary (1906) Read by: Ruth Golding (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 Ellis Parker Butler (December ...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Ninth Day

    Dec 22 2017

    Ninth Day… (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (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 wo...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Eighth Day

    Dec 22 2017

    Eighth Day… (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Marion Clifford, Lady Dunboyne (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. Bertie’s Ride (p.98) Read by: BookAngel7 (23:49) Richard Harding Davis (1864 - 1916) was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Seventh Day

    Dec 20 2017

    Seventh Day… (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson () xmas short works 2015 Santa Claus Read by: Son the Exiles (2:09) Rudyard Kipling (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...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Sixth Day

    Dec 19 2017

    Sixth Day… (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Elizabeth Anderson  And that’s all she wrote! Goblin Christmas      Read by: Linda Ferguson 6:45 Abbie Phillips Walker (1867 - 1951) And that’s all we’ve got on her. Why Santa Claus was Late      Read by: David Lawrence Elizabeth Harrison  Thazit. Little Gretchen and the Wooden Shoe      Read by: Alyssa McCaslan Rebecca Sophia Clarke (February 22, 1833-August 10, 1906) also known as Sophie May, was an American author of children's fic...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Fifth Day

    Dec 18 2017

    Fifth Day of Craftlit (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. Elizabeth Harrison(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. How to Celebrate Christmas (p.41) Read by: Heather Ordover Charles Knight (15 March 1791–9 March 1873) was an English publisher,...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Fourth Day

    Dec 17 2017

    Fourth Day of Craftlit (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. CBS Radio Theater A Very Private Miracle — Howard DaSilva - always my Ben (and this, and this, and this)  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: audio, and 190 audio, and 191 audio Read by Glen Halstr...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Third Day

    Dec 16 2017

    Third Day of Craftlit (Find all the days here) Thank you Librivox.org. William Dean Howells 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 The Atlantic Monthly, as well as for his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story “Christmas Every Day” and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria.. Turkeys Turning the Tables — Apple Pandowdy - pie crust va...more

  • 12 Days of CraftLit - Second Day

    Dec 15 2017

    Second Day of Craftlit (Find all the days here) "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. What Makes Christmas Christmas - a -- Morality Play -- Plum Pudding Cast of What Makes Christmas Christmas: Narrator: Pamela Krantz Christmas Gif...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 here) 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. ...more

  • 476: Op-Ed - Predator Edition

    Dec 12 2017

    Opening song downloaded in 2006 as podsafe music: David Acton’s “The Prodigal” DISCLAIMER This bonus episode of CraftLit likely belongs at the end of Herland, 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 epis...more

  • 475: Sneak Peek

    Dec 01 2017

    |Our Episode Sponsor is… | lovepop cards (starts at 5:03) Unlock special pricing for 5 or more cards AND get free shipping on any order by going to lovepop.com/craftlit. AND you can enter a time-sensitive give-away to win one of THREE lovepop 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:    Such a beautiful Valentine from my Valentine! #happyv...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 | The Devil Game | SCOTLAND | Birnam Wood, The Ell Shop in Dunkeld, Dunkeld Villiage, Blair Atholl Distillery WhiskeyCast Holiday Vacations search with Keyword “CRAFT” Checkout the itinerary Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | BOOKTALK starts at 11:37 |. Other George MacDonald storie...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 | Riverdale on CW, Jughead Pattern | SCOTLAND | Birnam Wood, The Ell Shop in Dunkeld, Dunkeld Villiage, Blair Atholl Distillery WhiskeyCast Holiday Vacations search with Keyword “CRAFT” Checkout the itinerary Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | BOOKTALK starts at 15:50 |. Other George M...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 here, here, Braveheart here, William Wallace here, and our hotel, the Dunkeld House Hotel and Spa (!) here. Dianne’s Video The History of Stirling Castle Monument drone pix 1st half of Scotland Trip map. Holiday Vacations search with Keyword “CRAFT” Checkout the itinerary Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | BOOKTALK starts at ...more

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

    Oct 06 2017

    | BOOKTALK starts at 17:33 |. Figaro and his “mastery of English” The old text I mentioned about Marius & The Gracci Breguet the man and Breguet’s (I totally didn’t pronounce this right - couldn’t read my notes! Age. Bah.) Repeater (And Rousseau’s grandfather was a watchmaker and made this - WOW!) | SCOTLAND | Loch Katrine Sir Walter Scott steamship The Lady of the Lake (1810) is a narrative poem by Sir Walter Scott. Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy (novel) Rob Roy MacGregor, the man Filmed ver...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.  https://craftlit.com/help Www.prfaa.pr.gov/unitedforpuertorico Book Notes (12:16)...more

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

    Sep 22 2017

    Book Notes (02:28) Overly sarcastic Productions: Lord of the Flies Tall Poppy Syndrome  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...more

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

    Sep 15 2017

    Book Talk (8:51) Links Ch 106 [Asmodeus] [Le Sage] 107 [Racine] [Guilbert de Pixerecourt]and the [Wiki] | 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 con...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.  Links about Eugénie: essay  Eugenie Conversation  Goodreads Conversation  Locusta   | SCOTLAND | I'll be starting my little travelogues after school starts—but to get you started - Holiday Vacations search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: 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) Email/newsletter list here.  Get the most recent email here (though it won't h...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: 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) Email/newsletter list here.  Get...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: 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) Email/newsletter list here.  Get the most recent email here (...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews   Book Notes Here's the link to the Tristram Shandy summary I mentioned from Shmoops: Book 2 Chapter 17   Let's Communicate! Sign up for the (infrequent) Email/newsletter list here.  Get the most recent email here (though it won't have y...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" Dianne's Heeland Coews | CRAFTY CHAT | This week, Craftiness comes from our Episode Sponsor, Katie at EmbodyArt and EmbodyFocus, the "Internal Decluttering" system that focuses your day. Go get your "How to Build Your Bliss Day" worksheet right now! (Or, you ...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | Nada. But here's the pdf 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 sign up for a premium audio do...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | Nada. But here's the pdf 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 sign up for a premium audio do...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 search with Keyword “CRAFT” - Checkout the itinerary - Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: 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 here or a downloading-only, premium audio membership hosted right here on CraftLit....more

  • 457 - chapter 81 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 30 2017

    | SCOTLAND | More on this soon, but to get you started Holiday Vacations search with Keyword “CRAFT” Checkout the itinerary Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | CRAFTY CHAT | 100 year old autochrome photos and the spot in the Crafty Chat video where I share them The Joy of Lettering on the Crafty Chat Sign in to get your member audio OR sign up for a downloading-only, premium audio membership hosted on CraftLit.com (i.e., not app-hosted, streaming premium ...more

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

    Jun 23 2017

    | Crafty (Life-saving) Chat | Time Bandits The undisclosed location: Lumberville General Store Chilling Tales & Simply Scary podcasts YouTube channel One of the free Twilight Zone-y episodes & their membership site Fuller’s Earth Clay or get on Amazon (affiliate link) 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 let me know and we’ll work out a plan. The evil meat allergy ticks InsectShield clothin...more

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

    Jun 16 2017

    455 - Swangry! 2:06 BOOKTALK a Guzla (Gusle) is like a lute. Listen here.  "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...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 jet.com and use promo code "craftlit" at checkout for 20% off your first TWO orders! Chapter 76 Book Talk: 6:04 E.T.A. Hoffmann's story "Antonia and the Cremona Violin"   Call in to the voice mail line at 1-206-350-1642 Want a button? grab the code below \/

  • 453 - chapter 73 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Jun 02 2017

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

  • 452 - chapter 72 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    May 26 2017

    452 chs 72 - Insulated  Repeat post of chapter 67's Character Relationship Chart (for your sanity): BOOK TALK Begins at 15:43 American Gods - 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 Pi...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 chapter 67's Character Relationship Chart (for your sanity): . Want a button? grab the code b...more

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

    May 12 2017

    Crafty Chat, etc. Winner of Julie Davis’ book: JoAnna R. Classic tales Herland Little Women and War of the Worlds coming up Once podcast - goofy signing on YouTube - Habitica RoosterMoney AllowanceBot BOOK TALK Begins at 8:07 Listen to BJ’s Classic Tales version for voices in 69 Chapter 68 d’Aguesseau 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...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 Facebook or Twitter 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:   Click here if you don't want to bust out a magnifying glass to read...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: -Libsyn -Patreon -Youtube Crafty Chat Crafty Chameleons Possible pattern match Raffle for Julie’s Book! Go to CraftLit.com/448 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 iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the...more

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

    Apr 07 2017

    Chapters 64-65 Crafty Chat links: Tara's cute shark pattern she's making (but didn't design) one of the crew-to-v t-shirt mods the other mod tutorial 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 iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK |...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: Paul Potter Mieris Douw Raphael van Dyck Zurbarán The sad people of the sad rooms mentioned: Count Ugolino Della Gherardesca’s Tower (the Torre della Fame in the Piazza dei Cavalieri in Pisa by Archbishop Ruggieri in 1289 In the last circle of hell (circle 9, the frozen, Canto XXXII, 124-9) Torquato Tasso’s prison ...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | Book Talk • 6:06 | The Oh-So-Cool Telegraph! How the signals work Napoleon's Semaphore Telegraph, BBC article re-creation of a telegraph/tower Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to su...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: Apoplexy, 19th C. Stroke Treatment, and a glossary of old medical terms.   And, with all the time you'll save not having to follow links, you can join other listeners at the following spots online:   Mailing list (infrequently used) Facebook Chat Group Facebook podcast page (where the audio will auto-post) Ravelry group (where you'll find Erica from the Crafty Chats more than you'll find me) Twitter f...more

  • 443: Chapter 57 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 24 2017

    443: IngenWHO? - chapter 57  Patterns mentioned: Summer Flies pattern by Donna Griffin Baby Bee Sweet Delight Prints Cal & Mari Plum Deluxe - Organic Tea of the Month Club - 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. Macarons vs Macaroons Book Talk • 07:39 Médéa And, with all the time you'll save not having to follow links, you can jo...more

  • 442: Chapter 56 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 17 2017

    442: Another Piece of the Puzzle - chapter 56  Tara on the V-Day box (Link goes to that spot of the Crafty Chat) Book Talk • 03:36 If YOU can find anything on the Fashion Houses mentioned at the end of chapter 56, 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 add...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: Mailing list (infrequently used) Facebook Chat Group Facebook podcast page (where the audio will auto-post) Ravelry group (where you'll find Erica from the Crafty Chats more than you'll find me) Twitter for me and for CraftLit Crafty Chat channel Hope to...more

  • 440: Chapter 54 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 03 2017

    440: DoublePlusGood - chapter 54 Crafty Chat—Cereza Oilcloth Studio, Sherrie Posternak. Or, see my bag here.   Book Talk • 9:03 Nicolas_Poussin Manfred Lucullus

  • 439: Chapter 53 - Count of Monte Cristo

    Jan 20 2017

    439: Mellow Drama - chapter 53 Shannon Okey on our Crafty Chat! Her Patreon adventure Articles on how the industry is changing here, here, and here. Hidden Figures Book Talk • 8:51 The Opera: Robert le Diable By Anonymous print - User scan of Fontaine, Gérard (2004). Charles Garnier's Opéra: Architecture and Interior Decor, translated by Charles Penwarden. Paris: Éditions Patrimoine. ISBN 9782858228010. Original: Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra, Public Domain, Link Degas (damning?) ta...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! Where is Perugia? (since they went on about it for awhile...) Parroquet (parakeet) Aqua Tofana: "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." Brucine Da...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! Pyramus & Thisbe My new fave line (forgot to mention this: "Man proposes. Money disposes." Corollary: "Man Plans. God Laughs." France and Algeria (Oh, Charles X, you pesky problem child) "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers," Shakespeare, Henry VI, part 2, Act IV, scene ii.  And check out the growing list of fun things to get from the CraftLit gift shop (or the PodShop): Frosty Mug of Craft...more

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

    Dec 24 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/ The Night After Christmas (1907) By: Ann P.L.Field - https://librivox.org/author/8095    From: https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-collection-2007/  eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18908  Read by: Jan MacGillivray - https://librivox.org/reader/1752    Her Birthday Dream (1916) By: Nellie C. King - https://librivox.org/author/10170       From: https://librivox.org/fireside-christmas-short...more

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

    Dec 23 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/ 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) - https://librivox.org/author/2477 From: The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII -  https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-collection-2007/  eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19325/19325-h/19325-h.htm#Page_1290  Read by: Alan Davis Dr...more

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

    Dec 22 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/   DAY TEN Christmas at Red Butte By: Lucy Maud Montgomery -  https://librivox.org/author/75     From: https://librivox.org/fireside-christmas-short-stories/   eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24878    Read by: Lynne Thompson - https://librivox.org/reader/7756     A Christmas Surprise at Enderly Road By: Lucy Maud Montgomery - https://librivox.org/author/75    From: https://librivox.org/lucy-mau...more

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

    Dec 21 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/ A Christmas Inspiration  By: Lucy Maud Montgomery - https://librivox.org/author/75  From: https://librivox.org/lucy-maud-montgomery-short-stories-1896-to-1901-by-lucy-maud-montgomery/   eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/24873/24873-h/24873-h.htm#A_Christmas_Inspiration  Read by: Darcia Douglass - https://librivox.org/reader/4990     A Christmas Mistake By: Lucy Maud Montgomery - https://librivox...more

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

    Dec 20 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/   DAY EIGHT A Conscience Pudding (1904) By: Edith Nesbit - https://librivox.org/author/24    From: https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-collection-2007/  eText: http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/nesbit/new/new.html   Read by: Cori Samuel - https://librivox.org/reader/92  Lo, How a Rose Ere Blooming By: Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621) - https://librivox.org/author/3505  From: https://libriv...more

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

    Dec 19 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/ The Eve of St. Nicholas  By: Elizabeth M. Laws Hibberd / Faith Wynne (1836 - c. 1930) - https://librivox.org/author/10096    From: https://librivox.org/fireside-christmas-short-stories/   eText: What the Little Bird Told the Christmas Tree (1913)  http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009926444   Read by: Ruth Golding - https://librivox.org/reader/2607   The Thin Santa Claus or The Chicken Yard That Was a Ch...more

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

    Dec 18 2016

    DAY SIX Reginald on Christmas Presents (1904) By: Saki -  https://librivox.org/author/889  From: Reginald (1904) -  https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-2011-by-various/  eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2830  Read by: Bob Gonzalez - https://librivox.org/reader/6446    Grandmother's Christmas Story (1913) By: Elizabeth M. Laws Hibberd / Faith Wynne (1836 - c. 1930) - https://librivox.org/author/10096  / http://readseries.com/auth-oz/wynne-bio.html  From: https://librivox.org/fires...more

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

    Dec 17 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/ The Snow Man (1902) By: Alfred B. Cooper (1863 - 1936) - https://librivox.org/author/10217 From: https://librivox.org/fireside-christmas-short-stories/ eText: (interactive) http://archive.org/stream/TheStrandMagazineAnIllustratedMonthly/TheStrandMagazine1902bVol.XxivJul-dec#page/n634/mode/1up Read by: Garth Burton - https://librivox.org/reader/4969  Yes Virginia... (1897) By: Francis P. Church - ht...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! Best Roast Potatoes EVER Kiva.org and the Give a Kiva Card for Christmas page And check out the growing list of fun things to get from the CraftLit gift shop (or the PodShop): CraftLit Bag by CraftLit 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...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

    Christmas - by Paul Laurence Dunbar Christmas Carol - by Paul Laurence Dunbar An Old-Time Christmas - by Paul Laurence Dunbar  Speakin’ of Christmas - by Paul Laurence Dunbar  Jimmy Scarecrow's Christmas - by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman  Christmas in the Heart - by Paul Laurence Dunbar    Many thanks to our voices: Douglass Nathaniel Williams and Ravenotation   and Alan Davis Drake and Laura Armentrout And  Franz Gruber's music, sung by DL Pead

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

    Dec 14 2016

    The 12 Days Before Christmas begins here: http://craftlit.com/on-the-first-day-of-christmas/ The lineup: A Cornish Christmas Play by William Sandys, from Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern,... London, Richard Beckley, 1833 http://www.folkplay.info/Texts/83s---sw.htm The Christmas Gift That Came To Rupert- a story for little soldiers—by Bret Harte http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2597/2597-h/2597-h.htm#link2H_4_0010    Many thanks to our voices  I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day sung by Megan K...more

  • On the First Day of Christmas...

    Dec 13 2016

    The Mouse and the Christmas Cake by Anonymous The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Anderson Hoodoo McFiggins’ Christmas - from Literary Lapses, by Stephen Leacock CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits CraftLit.com voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642

  • 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 Audio Editing Solutions 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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | BOOK TALK - 6:44 | Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app (see below) |...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | BOOK TALK - 5:04 | heraldry     Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app...more

  • Bonus Interview - Niel Guilarte - All Things Post

    Nov 09 2016

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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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | BOOK TALK • 3:26 | heraldry  Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app (see b...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | BOOK TALK • 3:24 | heraldry  Ways to subscribe to CraftLit: your weekly annotated audiobook podcast: Click here to subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app (se...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | BOOK TALK • 8:24 | Last Episode's Sponsor: plumdeluxe de Guise heraldry de Guiche Mortemart Order of the Golden Fleece yatagan Cacus Perseus & Andromeda Ariosto Le Constitutionnel Constitutionnel reference Jacob & Esau cavil Postillion Spahi...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream this week Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     DadSews.com   What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here’s the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TA...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio NO Crafty Chat Livestream this week What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat?  Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 1:50 | The War of the Worlds sneak peek (with pictures!!!) San Sebastian (just a start o...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream this week Go see.   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     The pictures below take you to our YouTube chat.      shadow knitting - sort of using Ecken+Kanten • Nuvo pattern   ...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream this week Go see.   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     Erica was heroic this week and did a solo Crafty-chat. Enjoy! What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here’s t...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestreams No Crafty Chats until September - sorry! Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel    | BOOK TALK • 6:39 | vomitorio Vestal Virgins Ignus Fatuii Trastevere is awesome. Teatro Argentina By Giovanni Paolo Panini - Web Gallery of Art:   Imag...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio  Crafty Chat Livestream links   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below      Free Range Far-From-Reality pic • Garter Stitch Shawl   ...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream this week Go see.   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below       New Family Member • Dawn's Tour de Fleece ...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream this week Go see.   Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below     Texas Caviar • spin...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream this week Go see the magic on YouTube! 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 Cha...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio No Crafty Chat Livestream this week Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel    | BOOK TALK • 10:20 | on Cochineal and a cool article on the same    on Indigo and the Indigo grower dude and poor old Lord By...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio 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 Holiday Vacations: Keyword "...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream links   Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions. You will not believe what Dawn got a picture of at 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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Crafty Chat Livestream links   Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.   The week of birthin' babies made it too trick...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Today's Paris Tour Insight:   Daydream with me that we're off taking a gander at the City of Lights when we take an evening cruise on the Seine... then call Dianne right away to join up with us for the actual tour 1-800-826-2266, or toodle on ov...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Today's Paris Tour Insight: The Musée d'Orsay! Oh my. Please go take a look at this page on their website... Then call Dianne right away to join up with us for the tour 1-800-826-2266, or toodle on over to Holiday Vacations: Keyword "C...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio 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 Ho...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | 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 ...more

  • 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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | 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 Speakpi...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | Today's Paris Tour Insight | The Louvre! Call Dianne to get All The News on signing up 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | A Quilt for Henry | If you would like to be part o...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Today's Paris Tour Insight: Victor Hugo's House Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" The Mysteries of Paris | A Quilt for Henry | If you would like to be part of A Quilt for Henry for Vanessa's...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Paris Tour info: Giverny Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | Crafty Bits| If you would like to be part of A Quilt for Henry for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (g...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio Today's Paris Tour info: Giverny Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, HolidayVacations.net: Keyword "Craft" | Crafty Bits| If you would like to be part of A Quilt ...more

  • 406: Chapter 6 - The Count of Monte Cristo

    Feb 26 2016

    I’m Sorry Dave Information regarding Vanessa’s untimely passing 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 – Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| Time code links take yo...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 – Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| Time code links are for and take you to YouTube Dawn Cowl: 11:30  Stitch Markers: 14:30  Beadalon and accu-flex would be brands of the coated jewelry wire I used for the stitch markers. Crimp beads are just… crimp beads. Briar Rose Fibers:...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 show...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| Time code links take you to YouTube • 2:58 ◦ Fat Sheep yarn from @yokohamayomama ◦ crochet shawl is Eve's Shawl ◦ crochet stitch markers ◦ AT Blanton’s markers (pending) ◦ RevKnits Christmas Shawl pattern "Artesian" by Romi Hill ▪...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First CoMC episode: 402 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| • Nada this week | Book Talk - right away | • Paris Map & for the over-achievers: Château d'If map. • Dumas' family tree quote: "My father was a mulatto, my grandfather was a Negro, and my great-grandfather a monkey. You see, Sir,...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US - First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio Penny's GoFundMe site  The Count of Monte Cristo on Librivox, Audible, at Gutenberg Penny's GoFundMe site  | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | I’d love it if you wouldn't mind sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers. Click here to easily post a tweet!If you <3 this episode and have a sec, please head on over to iTunes and kindl...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   Penny's GoFundMe site for her service dog   - 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 S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Nominations | Most Likely to be Beaten With a Parasol: a tie—Margaret and Mr. Thornton Most Likely to be Invited to Tea: Jan...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| • Pairfect sock yarn from Schachenmayr, carried in the US here. • Ohio Valley Natural Fibers (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...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| • Lord Byron in a can (let him out!) • Carrie Strine's Instagram and site (thank you Gabrielle) In London? I AM! 18 Oct 2015! Come meet me and get a dose of Cognitive Anchoring! - Yarn in the City! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! P...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| My Superpower: some fun forum reading, and some different takes on the problem, and a slightly more Grounded take on the whole thing (the streetlight version). In London? Nearby? Come meet me and get a dose of Cogni...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | 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. Buy my product...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Crafty | Dog-Hair/Merino Mill options from Joy—2:50 Fibertrek video podcast by Sarah Hunt (Swenstea on Rav) video audio podcast and visited a processing mill on this episode WoolFull podcast Ashley Yousling, Mill interviews (contact: Hello@WoolFull.com) H...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Crafty | Station Road LISTEN HERE—2:00 or listen here: Yarn in the City! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! More here —2:40 Cognitive Anchoring site Dog Hair Merino Mill options? Email me!—6:05 The S...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | NEWSLETTER Sign-up | Want to get the mi...more

  • 392: chapters 29-30 - Sense and Sensibility

    Jul 17 2015

    LEAR!!!! Chop Bard! More next week! Go! Listen! 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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Crafty | Surviving a manipulator, 21st Century edition: “So what exactly happened to you?” and the Psychology Today issue that you may find interesting. Eeek for punctuation but an A+++ ...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio Crafty and * Listener Tony's new podcast: Libros Manos Libres which is on iTunes and Soundcloud and, of course, Ravelry * Mansfield Park (per Lauren) * Middlemarch (per Lauren) * Article on why reading thes...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio Crafty CraftLit's Summer Schedule and sign up for the newsletter list if you haven't already (we don't send very often, 100% non-spammy) Be a reader for CraftLit! Send us your info via this link. If you grew up in the 1590s... —thank y...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio Crafty CraftLit's Summer Schedule and sign up for the newsletter list if you haven't already (we don't send very often, 100% non-spammy) productivity links and apps: on Mondays, TextExpander and one way it can be used, Five (good) Zeroes, One way to ...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Facebook chatelaine thread Sugar Plums — Historical version, Alton Brown's recipe, Real Simple, Shared Appetite. Lavender Water — this requires a sign in, modern lavender water/disinfectant, Martha Stewart's version, several v...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 - Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Our Hike: NOEL COWARD is actually author of Present Laughter (watch here, start at 1:35) Enter Laughing is by Joseph Stein, and I TOTALLY forgot, Enter Talking is Joan River's Autobiography (duh). Your pictures — Thank...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Gardening Info from: Anita (WellKnitLife), Tigerjill (wine from the petals and cho...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Book vs Movie podcast (the Two Margos!) Peggy Freeh's Simple Daily Practice podcast "The Yellow Wallpaper" on CraftLit - 3:07 And this came in after uploading the episode: Final Chop Bard Twelfth Night episode is up! Whole play...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations |  Crafty Science Fair and the Bivalves (Deleware, Philly, mussel farming, Facebook education page) - 2:07 Tessla Home Battery info! - 8:50 Don't forget to send yarn to Abraham's Tent (info at ep 382) | Book Talk — 10:26 |...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Hot Dudes Reading and an article on the phenomenon - 4:00 Hexie Basting - 6:54 Don't forget to send yarn to Abraham's Tent (info at ep 382) | Book Talk — 9:10 | Deb's Chart: Women and Time article Elizabeth Gaskel...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | 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, pl...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio Book your seat on the October 2015 Lake District Tour 1-800-826-2266 Send in a message to play on our Anniversary episode. Use the call-in line 1-206-350-1642 orSpeakPipe or (if you really don't want to hear your own voice on the podcast) send an email and...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Check in on the Patreon Activity Feed if you're a patron (old or new). There's a new video there for you! Send in audio to play on our Anniversary episode. Use the call in Line 1-206-350-1642 or SpeakPipe or if you really do...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | Order of Operations | Survival Organs Mixed Martial Arts and Crafts Get Busy Living voting site—#2 is our nominee! Stupid Cancer - main site Patreon Activity Feed Our Anniversary Tour information for October 2015 Cottage Tales books ...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! Please use SpeakPipe if you are outside of the US First S&S episode: 378 shownotes | Audio | 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 ...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! How to call from outside of the US. | Upcoming Book | Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. Your book talk IS this episode. The first Herland episode is 336. Sense and Sensibility begins in late March 2015. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Nope! Newsletter Links ...more

  • 377 - Chapter 12 - End of Herland

    Feb 27 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 5:50. The first Herland episode is 336. Sense and Sensibility begins in late March 2015. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | My Spindles! Henley Brands Sign ...more

  • 376 - Chapter 11 - Herland

    Feb 20 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18:40. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Mollie's fund raiser link Wild Olive's EPP pages Mollie's Book: The (apparen...more

  • 375b - Chapter 10 - Herland

    Feb 14 2015

    Ferris Joss Instagram answers The other Movie Zeitgeist Emma Watson HeForShe

  • 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! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18:40. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Zentangled Quilts Jean Brown Video: ...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! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 4:00. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Well... not so much crafty... but then, speakin...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! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 15:10. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Examples of Penny rugs here, here, here, some his...more

  • CraftLit Bonus - Theater of War - 372b

    Jan 28 2015

    The Theater of War's website, in case you want a look-see and the GoFundMe site of an actual soldier who is facing actual medical problems after decades of service. If you would like to help, please go here, spread the word, and donate if you can.*     *Disclosure: this is the family of a long-time listener and Defarge designer.

  • On Serial - CraftLit Bonus

    Jan 26 2015

    You can find Serial here, Startup here, the adorable video with Ira Glass and Mary here, The Spinal Column Radio Podcast (now podfaded) here, Today in iOS here, Knitmore Girls here, Elsie's Yoga Kula here, Chop Bard here, and CraftLit here.   You can contact Apple iTunes here and Stitcher Radio here.   Share on Twitter.

  • 372 - Chapter 7 - Herland

    Jan 23 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 12:50. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Crafty Bits | Thimble link from Janet (plus another link) Instagram's #DoYouThinkI'mHexie led...more

  • 371b - A Conversation - Herland

    Jan 16 2015

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 11:20. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Not so much the Crafty Bits this week (unless you count my dad's mind) | Rod Piazza and his su...more

  • 371 - Chapter 6 - Herland

    Jan 09 2015

    Chapter 6 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 6 of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 11:20. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Not so much the Crafty Bits this week | Tsuris Demographic Survey for...more

  • 370 - Chapter 5 -- Herland

    Jan 02 2015

    Chapter 5 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 5 of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins right away. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links | | Bits | No links to speak of, really, this week. Just the book. Ne...more

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

    Dec 24 2014

    Your special treat from Jon Scholes. (And its mysterious origin story.)

  • 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 "Carol of the Bells" from Community Audio Internet Archive Holiday Brass Ensemble, Nemesis, 12 Days of Christmas, and The First Noel all from the YouTube Music Library Subscribe at iTunes--> New? Find out how to get all the audiobooks-with-benefits--> Dickens of a Christmas Blog Hop (from 2010, but still excellent recipe links!) November 12th—The Cr...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   Carol of the Bells 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!)   November 15th—Staves 1–2 November 17th—Stave 3 November 19th—Staves 4-5 November 23rd—Hot Buttered Goodness

  • 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   Carol of the Bells 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!)   November 15th—Staves 1–2 November 17th—Stave 3 November 19th—Staves 4-5 November 23rd—Hot Buttered Goodness

  • 369 - Chapter 4 -- Herland

    Dec 19 2014

    Chapter 4 | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 4 of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins right away. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links (mostly in order of appearance) | | Crafty Bits | WildOlive blog with cu...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! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 3 of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links in order of appearance | Mailing List links below Serial, Startup, Nightvale + Joseph Fink ...more

  • 367 - Chapter 2 - Herland

    Nov 28 2014

    | Call-in Line | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 2 of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18:40. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links (mostly in order of appearance) | | Crafty Bits | Kiffles—Gluten Free Kiffles version #1, GF ...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! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 1 of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Book talk begins at 18 minutes. The first Herland episode is 336. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Member Audio stream can be found here and on the free CraftLit smart phone apps. | Links (mostly in order of appearance) | | Crafty Bits | The Rend and the Mend Before, during a...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 Yarn Thing podcast with Marly Bird TOMORROW! 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 Christian Humanist podcast Link to Heather's Fave Episode of CHp     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 Shoppe!

  • 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! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapters 50–52 / vol 2 chs 25-27 of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 10:26. The first N & S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Audio stream can be found here. First-->GO WATCH EPISODE FOUR! . . . she said grinning. . . | Links...more

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

    Oct 03 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapters 47–49 / vol 2 chs 22-24 of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 18:50 min. The first N&S episode is 331.   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Audio stream can be found here. | eMail Down! | If you have written me in the last week and a half and have...more

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

    Sep 26 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapters 45–46 / vol 2 chs 20-21 of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 22:30 min. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Audio stream can be found here. | Links in order of appearance:* | | New Books and Crafty Stuff | B...more

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

    Sep 19 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapters 43-44 / vol 2 chs 18-19 of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at xx min. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site, the Premium Audio stream can be found here. | Links in order of appearance:* | TI 30 Pocket Sliderule calculator with my Brit...more

  • 361 -- Chapter 42 -- North & South

    Sep 12 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 42 / vol 2 ch. 17 of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16:45min. The first N&S episode is 331.   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Thank you so much for voting for the first round!Fingers Crossed!SXSW Education | SXSW Interactive   | Links in order of appe...more

  • 360 -- Chapter 41-- North & South

    Sep 05 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 41 (Vol 2, ch 16) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 18min. The first N&S episode is 331.   If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site.   SXSW Education | SXSW InteractiveSharing is Caring—Education! | Sharing is Caring—Interactive!   | Links in order of appea...more

  • 359 - chapter 40 -- North & South

    Aug 29 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. SXSW Education | SXSW InteractiveSharing is Caring—Education! | Sharing is Caring—Interactive! | Current Book | Chapter 39 (Vol 2, ch 14) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 23:18. The first N&S episode is 331.   How to Listen to CraftLit - helper notes post If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Lib...more

  • 358 -- Chapter 39 -- North & South

    Aug 22 2014

    1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. SXSW Education | SXSW InteractiveSharing is Caring—Education! | Sharing is Caring—Interactive! | Current Book | Chapter 39 (Vol 2, ch 14) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 23:18. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. | Links in order of appearance:* | Late Arrival: ...more

  • 357 -- Chapter 38 -- North & South

    Aug 15 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 38 (Vol 2, ch 13) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 17min. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | Literary Links-n-Stuff A crafty page (with pix) on Damascus Stee...more

  • 356 - Chapter 37 -- North & South

    Aug 08 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 37 (Vol 2, ch 12) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 18:05. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | Literary Links-n-Stuff The Disston Saw Works in the Tacony neigh...more

  • 355 - Poetic Interlude

    Aug 01 2014

    | NEW! | 1-206-350-1642Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell.The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | POETRY Child's Christmas in Wales Walter the Farting Dog CDB 13 Clocks Salman Rushdie Tom Robbins Fern Hill somewhere i have never travelled...more

  • 354 -- Chapter 36 -- North & South

    Jul 25 2014

    ***NEW!*** 1-206-350-1642 Call in and leave an audio comment! How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 36 (Vol 2, ch 11) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 29 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | Literary Links-n-Stuff M'appen = May Happen (perhaps,...more

  • 353 -- Chapter 35 -- North & South

    Jul 18 2014

    | New! | 1-206-350-1642—Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 35 (VOL 2, ch 10) of North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 3:25 & 32:27 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | Literary Links God's Version of Crowd Control (b...more

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

    Jul 11 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapters 32–34 (VOL 2, chs 7–9) of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 19:44 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | Literary Links The Station Agent film Scylla and C...more

  • 351 -- Chapter 31 -- North & South

    Jul 04 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. | Current Book | Chapter 31 (VOL 2, ch 6) of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 23:12 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. This Week | Sponsors | This Month | Every Week | This Week | Literary Links Marquise de Sévigné au pied de la lettre ...more

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

    Jun 27 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US. Chapters 29-30 (VOL 2, chs 4–5) of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins right away. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News July Raffle Our July Giveaway will be announced on next week's episode. Lit Links |...more

  • 349 -- Chapter 28 -- North & South

    Jun 20 2014

    1-206-350-1642 ***NEW!***Call in and leave an audio comment!How to call from outside of the US.  Chapter 28 (VOL 2, ch 3) of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 15:30 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News June Raffle Our June Giveaway is for Weaving Rag Rugs by Tom Knisley. Follow this link ...more

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

    Jun 13 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 26-27 (VOL 2, chs 1-2) with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 15:30 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News June Raffle Our June Giveaway is for Weaving Rag Rugs by Tom Knisley. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the Mama O Knits To...more

  • 347 -- Chapter 25 -- North & South

    Jun 06 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 25, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 19:20 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News June Raffle Our June Giveaway is for Weaving Rag Rugs by Tom Knisley. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. More on this book at the Mama O Knits Too Much blog. And ke...more

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

    May 30 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 23-24, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 13:54 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News Will I see you at Yarn Cloud on Sunday? May Raffle Our May Giveaway is for Mommy & Me Crocheted Hats: 30 Fun & Stylish Designs for Kids of All Ages by Kristi Simpson. Follow this ...more

  • 345 -- Chapter 22 -- North & South

    May 23 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 22, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 8:20 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. I've got a show and I'm taking it on the road! Want Heather to visit you? Technique classes, Cognitive Anchoring talks, and pattern classes with Heather are only a click away or drop me a line. LYS's and Guilds have been hooking up to bring me to ...more

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

    May 19 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 20–21, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16:30 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. I've got a show and I'm taking it on the road! Want Heather to visit you? Technique classes, Cognitive Anchoring talks, and pattern classes with Heather are only a click away or drop me a line. LYS's and Guilds have been hooking up to bring m...more

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

    May 02 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 18–19, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 10:40 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News May Raffle Our new giveaway is for Mommy & Me Crocheted Hats: 30 Fun & Stylish Designs for Kids of All Ages by Kristi Simpson. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle pa...more

  • 342--Chapter 17 -- North & South

    Apr 25 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 17, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 8:45 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. April Raffle Our new giveaway is for Knitted Mitts and Mittens by Amy Gunderson. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Because, seriously... how cute is this angelfish mitt?!? More on this book at the Mama O Knits Too Much blog...more

  • 341--Chapter 16 -- North & South

    Apr 18 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 16, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 7:11 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. April Raffle Our new giveaway is for Knitted Mitts and Mittens by Amy Gunderson. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Because, seriously... how cute is this angelfish mitt?!? Swag Per survey-taker reque...more

  • 340--Chapter 15 -- North & South

    Apr 11 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 15, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 27:30 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. April Raffle Our new giveaway is for Knitted Mitts and Mittens by Amy Gunderson. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Because, seriously... how cute is this angelfish mitt?!? Per survey-taker request......and more in the Def...more

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

    Apr 04 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 13–14, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 7:30 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. April Raffle Our new giveaway is for Knitted Mitts and Mittens by Amy Gunderson. Follow this link to enter on our dedicated Raffle page. Grounded Updates Join the (very non-spammy) Grounded mailing...more

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

    Mar 28 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 11–12, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16:30 (or 26, if you prefer ONLY only book talk) minutes. The first N&S episode is 331. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Giveaway winner of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand was Jennifer in Calgary. Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) Survey Li...more

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

    Mar 21 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 9−10, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. 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 Libsyn site. Giveaway winner of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand was Jennifer in Calgary. Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) If you still have recipes to add, please email them to me. ...more

  • 336--Chapter 8 -- North & South

    Mar 14 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 8, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. 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 Libsyn site. Giveaway winner of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand was Jennifer in Calgary. Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) If you still have recipes to add, please email them to me. Survey Link: tell me when...more

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

    Mar 07 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 6–7, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. 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 Libsyn site. Giveaway winner of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand was Jennifer in Calgary. Another giveaway starts on April 1 (don't feel foolish by missing it!) CraftLit Holiday Cookbook is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to a...more

  • 334--Chapter 5 -- North & South

    Feb 28 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 5, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. 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 Libsyn site. 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 (Q&A with Tammy here). December winner was Lisa P. CraftLit Holiday Cookbook is still available (and free!). ...more

  • 333--Chapter 4 -- North & South

    Feb 21 2014

    We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 4, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. 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 Libsyn site. February Giveaway You have until February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Joanna Johnson (Q&A with Tammy here). December winner was Lisa P. CraftLit Holiday Cookbook is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to add...more

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

    Feb 14 2014

    With apologies to John Jakes, we are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South chapters 2–3, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 15 minutes. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. February Giveaway You have until February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Joanna Johnson (Q&A with Tammy here). December winner was Lisa P. CraftLit Holiday Cookbook is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to a...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 North and South, chapter 1, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16 minutes. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. February Giveaway You have until February 28th to win a copy of Crochet Wraps Every Which Wayby Joanna Johnson. December winner was Lisa P. CraftLit Holiday Cookbook is still available (and free!). If you have recipes to a...more

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

    Jan 03 2014

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 34, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. Book talk begins right away. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 CraftLit Holiday Cookbook! I have to post this li...more

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

    Dec 27 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapters 32-33, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. Book talk begins right away. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 CraftLit Holiday Cookbook! I have to post thi...more

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

    Dec 20 2013

    328--Hurry! Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapters 30-31, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. Book talk begins at 5:45min. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 CraftLit Holiday Cookbook! I have...more

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

    Dec 13 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapters 27-29, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. Book talk begins at 5:20min. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 CraftLit Holiday Cookbook! I have to post this...more

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

    Dec 06 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 26, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. Book talk begins at 15min. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 first five Grounded sock patterns—Rosie, Izzy, Jenn, Jasmine and now Justin—or get the automagically updating eBook and co...more

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

    Nov 29 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 25, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 first four Grounded sock patterns—Rosie, Izzy, Jenn, and now Jasmine—or get the automagically updating eBook and collect all...more

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

    Nov 22 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 24, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 first four Grounded sock patterns—Rosie, Izzy, Jenn, and now Jasmine—or get the automagically updating eBook and collect all...more

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

    Nov 15 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 23, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. November Giveaway You have until November 30th to win a copy of Inspired Fair Isle Knits by Fiona Ellis. October winners were Leanna of NC and Susan of MA. Grounded You can see (and purchase) the first four Grounded sock patterns—Rosie, Izzy, Jenn, and now Jasmine—or get the automagically updating eBook and collect al...more

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

    Nov 08 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 22, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. November Giveaway You have until November 30th to win a copy of Inspired Fair Isle Knits by Fiona Ellis. October winners were Leanna of NC and Susan of MA. Grounded Thank you for the lovely Amazon reviews and for those of you who voted in the Goodreads Ravelry Group to make Grounded the book to read for November! Hugs ...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 "Cask of Amontillado" episode Link to "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" episodes Link to Dracula episodes on CraftLit, and Dracula episodes on Just-the-Books The first story I did for Chilling Tales for Dark Nights, "Death in a Dark Mirror" And while I can't knit right now, if you can or want to, you should...more

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

    Oct 25 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 21, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. October Giveaways You have until October 31st to win a copy of Sweet and Simple Baby Crochet by Kristi Simpson OR Hunter Hammersen's Ne'er-do-Well Knits. Grounded NEWSFLASH: Not only lovely Amazon reviews but now the Goodreads Ravelry Group book for November! I am so, so overwhelmed and excited to know that you like R...more

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

    Oct 18 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 20, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. October Giveaways You have until October 31st to win a copy of Sweet and Simple Baby Crochet by Kristi Simpson OR Hunter Hammersen's Ne'er-do-Well Knits. Grounded Wow! Thank you for the lovely Amazon reviews and the equally wonderful Goodreads reviews! I am so, so overwhelmed and excited to know that you like Rosie as ...more

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

    Oct 11 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Book 2, chapter 19, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. NEW October Giveaway The Sepember Giveaway for Heather's Grounded novel 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 very nice reviews which I've been trying to keep up...more

  • 318--Chapter 18 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 27 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 18, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Final Throes of the September Giveaway for Heather's Grounded novel. 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 this. See how easy it is to win! Grounded Sneak Peek 2 is here!!! The second sneak peekis up! (This one with the looooovvveee interest ...more

  • 317--Chapter 17 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 20 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 17, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. New Giveaway for Heather's Grounded novel. 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 this. See how easy it is to win! Baby Lily News and updates She is home! The Story Thank you for your Help Grounded Sneak Peeks 2 is here!!! The second sn...more

  • 316-- Chapter 16 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 13 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 16 , with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. New Giveaway for Heather's Grounded novel. 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 this. See how easy it is to win! Baby Lily News and updates She is home! The Story Thank you for your Help Grounded Sneak Peeks are here!!! The first sne...more

  • 315--Chapter 15 -- Age of Innocence

    Sep 06 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 15 , with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. New Giveaway for Heather's Grounded novel. 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 this. See how easy it is to win!!! Baby Lily News and updates—please share The Story Facebook page Please Donate to Help Grounded Sneak Peeks are here!!!...more

  • 314--Chapter 14 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 30 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 14, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Premium Audio options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) Bleak House and the first chunk of Bleak House is available in the Shoppe(it'll be a bit between chunks). Last two days to sign up for the Yarn Giveaway for Meg's KAL, for Andi's Big Foot Knits book giveaway, and your free pattern from ...more

  • 313--Chapter 13 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 23 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 13, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Premium Audio options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) Bleak House and the first chunk of Bleak House is available in the Shoppe(it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for the Yarn Giveaway for Meg's KAL, for Andi's Big Foot Knits book giveaway, and your free pattern from Heatherly, go h...more

  • 312: Chapter 12 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 16 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 12, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Premium Audio options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) Bleak House and the first chunk of Bleak House is available in the Shoppe(it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for the Yarn Giveaway for Meg's KAL, for Andi's Big Foot Knits book giveaway, and your free pattern from Heatherly, go h...more

  • 311-- Chapter 11 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 09 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 11, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Premium Audio options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) Bleak House and the first chunk of Bleak House is available in the Shoppe(it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for the Yarn Giveaway, for Andi's Big Foot Knits book giveaway, and your free pattern from Heatherly, go here—you have u...more

  • 310--Chapter 10 -- Age of Innocence

    Aug 02 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 10, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Premium Audio options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) Bleak House and the first chunk of Bleak House is available in the Shoppe(it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for Andi's Big Foot Knits book giveaway and your free pattern from Heatherly, go here—you have until August 30th. Baby ...more

  • 309--Chapter 9 -- Age of Innocence

    Jul 27 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapter 9, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Premium Audio options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' (not so) Bleak House and the first chunk of Bleak House is available in the Shoppe(it'll be a bit between chunks). To sign up for Artist-Amy's book giveaway and your free pattern from Heatherly, go here—you have until August 30th. Lit Links | Spo...more

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

    Jul 20 2013

    Edith Wharton’s Age of Innocence, chapters 7– & 8, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Subscriber options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens’ (not so) Bleak House. To sign up for Artist-Amy’s book giveaway and your free pattern from Heatherly, go here.   Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News   Literary Links Of Interest For This Chapter: Ormolu Gainsborough Dan...more

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

    Jul 12 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapters 5–6, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Subscriber options explained here — current subscriber book, Charles Dickens' Bleak House. Lit Links | Sponsors | Crafty News | General News   Literary Links of interest for this chapter: Rolodex (just in case you're too young to remember) Declining an invitation (Miss Manners) Patroon Spuyten Dyvel The Enhanced eBoo...more

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

    Jul 05 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapters 3–4, with many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Subscriber options explained here — current book, Charles Dickens' Bleak House. Literary Links of interest for this chapter: The Bouguereau art The Caravaggio art Aigrettes Cabbage Rose carpet design Second Empire The Tuileries Portière   Our Sponsors: Kathryn Barbosa is sponsoring a give-away of one of her b...more

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

    Jun 28 2013

    Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, chapters 1–2. With many thanks to our reader, Brenda Dayne. If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. All Subscriber options explained—current book, Charles Dickens' Bleak House. Literary Links of interest for this chapter: The Alienist Sort of almost a tulle tucker Victorian Pen Wipers Victorian under-bosom Girdle The Josephine Look The Tuileries Faust Opera summary Men's Pumps Men's Patent Leather Oxfords Our Spo...more

  • Canterville Ghost Sneak Peek

    Jun 14 2013

    It occured to me that you haven't a clue what beauty awaits you in "The Canterville Ghost"! This was subscriber-only audio which now lives in the Shoppe. 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 here. The Age of Innocence starts June 28, 2013. In my effort to be more efficient, I've also created two ema...more

  • Bleak Sneak Peek

    Jun 04 2013

    Just in case you wondered what the heck was up with Bleak House on the subscriber feed (and why ANYone would want to listen to something called Bleak anything) I thought you might enjoy a sneak peek. (Details on Streaming Subscriber option; details on Download-only Subscriber option) 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 ClassLit-BleakHouse PDF. We're still working ...more

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

    May 25 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapters 37 & 38. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett has rocked Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. New Download-Only Subscription 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: Learn more at craftlit.comBonus: You'll get a copy of the new Enhanced Jane Eyre e...more

  • 303: Chapter 36 - Jane Eyre

    May 17 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapter 36. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Thank you to all who voted to support CraftLit and Just the Books at Intuit's Small Business Growing Strong Campaign! New Download-Only Subscription option eplained. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Sponsored Audiobook link: Listen to Jake Gyllenhaal narrate The Great Gatsby by F. Scott ...more

  • 302: Chapter 35 -- Jane Eyre

    May 10 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapter 35. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Please vote to support CraftLit and Just the Books at Intuit's Small Business Growing Strong Campaign! You can vote once a day through May 12th (and can also vote for Knitting Rose)! Thank you! Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Cir...more

  • 301: Chapter 34 -- Jane Eyre

    May 03 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapter 34. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Please vote to support CraftLit and Just the Books at Intuit's Small Business Growing Strong Campaign! You can vote once a day through May 12th (and can also vote for Knitting Rose)! Thank you! Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Cir...more

  • 300: Chapter 33 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 27 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapter 33. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Please respond to this quick 6 question survey from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leav...more

  • 299: Chapter 32 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 19 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapter 32. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Please respond to this quick 6 question survey from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can leave...more

  • 298: Chapters 30 & 31 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 12 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, chapters 30-31. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Please respond to this quick 6 question survey from Libsyn, our audio host. This demographic information will help provide relevant advertising. NOTE: you can l...more

  • 297: Chapter 29 -- Jane Eyre

    Apr 05 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 29. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Crafty News: New Patterns from CraftLit listeners and designers: Lucy Neatby's new class, Foundations of Double Knitting, is now available on Craftsy. Please...more

  • 296: Chapter 28 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 29 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 28. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Details on the new Download-Only Subscription option. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Crafty News: New Patterns from CraftLit listeners and designers: Sleevos by Elizabeth Green Musselman of Darkmatter Knits (and Assistant Editor at Cooperativ...more

  • 295 - Chapter 27 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 22 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 27. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. To help you navigate this chapter: Victorian Divorce A very interesting article from the London Times. 23 May 1853! Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Crafty News: Disappearing Magic Loop Cast-on, for knitting. Issue I : Botanicals Spring/Summ...more

  • 295 - Chapter 26 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 22 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 26. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Crafty News: Disappearing Magic Loop Cast-on, for knitting. Issue I : Botanicals Spring/Summer 2013 of The Crochet Project just launched. Listener and Designer Elly has a cute cloche hat in this collection! The sec...more

  • 294: Chapter 25 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 15 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 25. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Crafty News: Worldwide Quilting Day 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...more

  • 293: Chapter 24 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 08 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 24. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Survey to help pick the next book. Our Sponsors: Little Acorn Creations Knit Circus Crafty News: This is the Coziest Snake in the World.   I am speaking at The Common Code Fiber Guild on May 10, 2013. I hope to see you there! The eMag Sockupied Spring 2013 is now available (PC/Mac/iPad). W(e)W...more

  • 292 — Chapter 22 & 23 -- Jane Eyre

    Mar 01 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 22 and 23. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. To help you navigate this chapter: A stile allows passage through a fence or boundary. Ignis Fatuus is the phosphorescent light found hovering over swampy ground at night. Our Sponsors: Little Acorn Creations Knit Circus February Incentive - Thank you to everyone who commented on the Februa...more

  • 291: Chapter 21 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 21 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 21. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. To help you navigate this chapter: Crape and mourning non-controversial words A Merino Pelisse Cottage bonnet Our Sponsors: Little Acorn Creations Knit Circus February Incentive - comment on any February show notes--saying something about the book or spinning--to be put into the running, and I'll...more

  • 290: Chapter 20 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 13 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 20. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Fun fact: We believe that most films have not filmed Chapters 19 or 20. Check out Episode's 288's comments for a link to a youtube video where they got Blanche right. Smelling salts, aka volatile salts, when used, release ammonia gas gas that triggers an inhalation reflex causing you to breathe deeply and inc...more

  • 289: Chapters 18 & 19 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 08 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapters 18–19. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! To help you navigate this chapter: Rules for Tableau Charades Rebecca and Eliezer at the well Bridewell A casket for your pearls and jewels. A deal table is plain pine table. A Horn Lantern was often used to illuminate the Tudor Kitchen. Girandole is an ornamental branched candlestick or lighting device often composed of several lights. Girandoles came into use about the second...more

  • 288: Chapter 17 -- Jane Eyre

    Feb 01 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 17. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! You can take a look at how good, old school muslin fabric looks, take a gander at the jane austen museum that had the cool dress, read up on the corsair/pirate coolness or get some more dirt on Bothwell (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 Libsyn site. Our Sponsors: Wouldn't you love to listen to a fabulo...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, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Newsy Bits, Crafty: These Zentangle Carafes are such a brilliant idea! To inspire you to join our Knit-a-Long for Jane's Ubiquitous Shawl (many are still going strong!) please ooh and aah over Porpoise Fur's beautiful Shawl in her own hand-spun! Also, t...more

  • 286: Chapter 15 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 18 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 15. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Our Sponsors: Knit Circus Little Acorn Creations Time Sensitive Newsy Bits, Crafty: Vogue Knitting Live is January 18-20, 2013. Please visit Cooperative Press and stop by Bijou Basin Ranch on Saturday at 1:30 to see Alasdair and have him sign a book! General Newsy Bits: If you want to subscribe to su...more

  • 285: Chapter 14 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 11 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 14.Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. Our Sponsors : The Unique Sheep Little Acorn Creations Incentive Winners please contact 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: Alasdair's website Book: Ex...more

  • 284: Chapter 13 -- Jane Eyre

    Jan 05 2013

    Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Chapter 13. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! If the CraftLit iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site. 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 Elmore Leonard, Debbie Macomber, or Armistead Maupain? Audible makes it hap...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 Libsyn site. Heather is still flu-bound. Our reader, Elizabeth Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for us! Our Sponsors: Wouldn't you love to listen to a fabulous reading of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables? Audiblemakes it happen.   General Newsy Bits: If you want to subscribe to support the show, you can read all about the new interface here and discover the simplicit...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 Project Gutenberg text (The original manuscript) narrated by Glen Halstrom for Librivox Part 1 - Staves 1-2 (run time 1:33:15) Show notes for original episode 189 Part 2 - Stave 3 (run tim...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 Project Gutenberg text (The original manuscript) narrated by Glen Halstrom for Librivox Part 1 - Staves 1-2 (run time 1:33:15) Show notes for original episode 189 Part 2 - Stave 3 (run tim...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 Project Gutenberg text (The original manuscript) narrated by Glen Halstrom for Librivox Part 1 - Staves 1-2 (run time 1:33:15) Show notes for original episode 189 Part 2 - Stave 3 (run time ...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 Libsyn site. * * * Just a couple of links for you: Slipper Pattern from Lara Neel at Math4Knitters podcast (and her cool grafting in garter stitch video!) The Raggi super-fast slippers and an untested Guest Slipper pattern a link to OUR KNIT-A-LONG FOR JANE'S UBIQUITOUS SHAWL (Still plugging along--feel free to join late. Truly. I won't...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 Libsyn site. * * * Our Sponsors Links for you: Wool Wide Web Eucalan Audible and Amazon versions of Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies at Audible and Amazon a link to OUR KNIT-A-LONG FOR JANE'S UBIQUITOUS SHAWL (Still plugging along--feel free to join late. Truly. I won't be done for awhile.). Chilblains help from Hunter Here's a picture of the December Incentive. Leave a ...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving! Links for you: Mulled Cranberry, Fablehaven, Vodka Gimlet, Battle Bonnets 2, Phrygian hat, ChopBard and A Playful Day. 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 KNIT...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving!Don't forget to visit Kollage for some awesome needles from an awesome company, and Daniel Klein's site for a little Epicurus. * * * Growing Up Brontë episode to enjoy, Judith MacKenzie link (and the Yarn Harlot's lovely piece), Diane's handcrank radio/phonecharger, and C4C as Audiobook! (You can he...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 Libsyn site. 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. * * * Growing Up Brontë episode to enjoy, Judith MacKenzie link (and the Yarn Harlot's lovely piece), Diane's handcrank radio/phonecharger, and C4C as Audiobook! (You can hear the first chapter ...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Sandy support for: Our listener Catherine's hometown needs Friends in Staten Island The charity (with a very helpful list) which Ehren Ziegler at ChopBard is donating Tara Swiger's page with donation information You can also donate to the Red Cross via iTunes. A link to the instructional DVD I appear on, Agents of Karma, my ...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! * * * Here's a link to a picture of a Holland Pocket. Go figure Remily Knit's Mystery KAL. Next week you can hear me talk about heroines on A Good Story is Hard to Find. Happy Holiday Sanity! 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 subscriptio...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 Libsyn site. 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 Bewicks Book of British Birds Or A picture of the Brontë Parsonage in Haworth ...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 Libsyn site. 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, John Gonzalez...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! * * * The Bizness: This week Yarn Love Color Contest. Yay! Love Yarn! Love Beards! Thank you, Julie, for sharing this: Think you just might want to travel with Amy Detjen, the Fabulous Dianne, 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...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! * * * The Bizness: This week we're brought to you by Maggie at Happy Hands and the creator of the kNotes for kNitters cards is a listener! Go take a look at her shop! Support CraftLit wonderfulness! The Cloth Roads folks have nifty things to buy for Holiday gifts! They also have the very nice Molo Project going on! Sloe berries for you...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 Libsyn site. Not pretty, but always functional! Arlington—home of the Handknitters Guild of North Central Texas ROCKS! The Dallas Handknitters Guild ROCKS! The Knitting Fairy ROCKS! Texas Barbeque ROCKS! Go! Eat! Knit! Make more friends for Cheddar! * * * The Bizness: New patterns in Mittens and Hats from Around the World with the original hat design coming from ME!!! This week we'...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 Mittens and Hats from Around the World with the original had design coming! This week we're brought to you by Audible! Visit AudiblePodcast[dot]com[slash]cra...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 Hats from Around the Worldwith the original had design coming! This week we're brought to you by Audible! Visit AudiblePodcast[dot]com[slash]craftlit ...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 (The long-short version here). 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 extend my pattern sale for a bit more, 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 Howard Zinn's books, or Clay Shirky's for th...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 (The long-short version here). 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 extend my pattern sale for a bit more, 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 Howard Zinn's books, or...more

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

    Aug 17 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 6 of Gulliver's Travels. Explanatory on what it means to be a Subscriber-Supporter and checkout the Tin of Tans genius from Christine—for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) Maybe try Shadow of Night for your first FREE Audible book! Go Jennifer Ikeda! Be on the show! Click here for the Google Form! * * *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 Da...more

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

    Aug 10 2012

    Part 3, Chapter 5 of Gulliver's Travels. Explanatory on what it means to be a Subscriber-Supporter and what to do to Jellyfish stings (beyond, you know… avoid getting them). Tin of Tans genius from Christine—for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) Maybe try A Discovery of Witches for your first FREE Audible book! Gigi's Etsy Store with the cute (and effective) row counters and the Nordic Knitting Conference, Oct 5–7, 2012; contact Linda. NEW GENIUS APP from Knit Compani...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 explanatory for subscribing Tin of Tans genius from Christine—for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) In case you need it, the pattern for Cheddars Ruff 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 Knit Companion! Interview recorded! More when I'm back! Big fun! No Whammies! I'm now officially teaching my Sock...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 here, enter the code 'craftlit' and save over 30% off the one-year cover price of the new KnitEdge magazine(full disclosure: I'm a contributor). Coupon expires 3 August, 2012. Fly! Go! Buy! Not much newsy.Gotta run.Link to explanatory for subscribing Tin of Tans genius from Christine—for a limited time you can get it by subscribing (see above) In case you need it, the pattern for...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 explanatory for subscribing Tin of Tans genius from Christine. A Playful Day did a profile of me! LeadingLadies on Etsy The Anime film Castle_in_the_Sky In case you need it, the pattern for Cheddars Ruff 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 f...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 Tin of Tans blogpost, (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, A Playful Day did a very sweet profile of me--there are a LOT more very cool women over there. I'm awed to be in their company. The Neil Gaiman video link for you. Kickstarter Campaign: Mapuche Documentary The Coded Stories project and the di...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 (see number 4); Talmud page Storm Wrawth in Loudon County (this, btw, is nothing!) Tobolowsky Files podcast   (sorry, cannot get my links to work for Audible! Argh!) Ruth Marcus "Why I knit" Op-Ed; 1200 TEAny Hats. I'm now officially teaching my Sock Heels classes at Knitgrrl's Ning site in two mini and one full course (more affordable and more customizeable)! • Full Sock Heels Class • • Mini-Class • To...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 Knitgrrl's Ning site in two mini and one full course (more affordable and more customizeable)! • Full Sock Heels Class • • Mini-Class • Toe-up Heels ONLY • Mini-Class • Top-down Heels ONLY Come and have fun with me! And QUICKLY have fun with Seedpod Publishing's call for submissions! Deadline approaches! My ebay itemsfor my destash-o-rama still rolling along! * * *Do...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 Spin U! and also teaching my Sock Heels class at Knitgrrl's Ning site in two mini and one full course (more affordable and more customizeable)! Come and have fun with me! And have fun with Seedpod Publishing's call for submissions I'm on it! My ebay items for my destash-o-rama still rolling along! McInerny on Gatsby, Knitter's Curiosity Cabinet (YES!) and more coming from Hunter,Holly Golightly pedicure sock in Super Djin...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 Spin U! and also teaching my Sock Heels class at Knitgrrl's Ning site in two mini and one full course (more affordable and more customizeable)! Come and have fun with me! And have fun with Seedpod Publishing's call for submissions I'm on it! My ebay items for my destash-o-rama still rolling along! McInerny on Gatsby, Knitter's Curiosity Cabinet (YES!) and more coming from Hunter, Holly Golightly pedicure sock in Super Dji...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 Spin U! and also teaching my Sock Heels class at Knitgrrl's Ning site! Come and have fun with me! And have fun with Seedpod Publishing's call for submissions! My ebay items 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...more

  • 254: Chapter 8 - Gulliver's Travels

    Jun 01 2012

    Chapter 8 of Gulliver’s Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at Spin U!Come and have fun with me! The back pain book is and the running book is The apps are Lose It, Map My Walk, and the Atlantic Monthly article is The Perfected Self. * * * 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 patte...more

  • 253: Chapter 7 - Gulliver's Travels

    May 25 2012

    Chapter 7 of Gulliver’s Travels. Fun stuff: I'll be teaching at Spin U! Come and have fun with me! Also check out Syne's new audiobook of the classic by Linda Collier Ligon! This is How I go When I go Like This! And my interview with the fabulous and wonderful Tara Swiger of Market Yourself! * * * 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 ...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 (#GulliverGuffaws): 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 chapter-by-chapter g...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 (#GulliverGuffaws): 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 10 character flaws that can derail even good people and prepare your child for trauma, also Judge John Hodgeman and Alton ...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 (#GulliverGuffaws). 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 Beyond Knit and Purl, "Bigger on the Inside," and her blog from whence you can get to her ...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 (#GulliverGuffaws): 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...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 (#FaveFitzgerald): 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—What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit?—this time in color!—is in pre-orders! 25+ pattern...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 (#FaveFitzgerald): 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 Stephannie Tallent's blog a...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 this feed). Submit pattern ideas for upcoming Defarge books! 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. Flicks the Church Forgot (Vampire flicks part 1, part 2, part 3) SFFaudio Wowio eBooks Psychopathy...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 this feed). Submit pattern ideas for upcoming Defarge books! 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 Syrie James @Avon, an imprint of HarperCollins Syrie James’ novel Dracula, My Love. Misty won Caramel! Heather(!) won one of Mighty Distractible's embroi...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 this feed). The Husband wrote an awesome post on being an outsider. Now you know (another reason) why I love the guy. Submit pattern ideas for upcoming Defarge books! Degenerate art, a catalog of the show I saw. Here's the SFF #094 episode Julie was on chatting about Gulliver (spoilers). Once again we need our map: this comes to us via Syrie James @Avon, an imprint of HarperCol...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 this feed). Do you like Caramel? Yes I like Caramel! Do you like embroidery? Yes I like embroidery! Incentives this month! A pound of Caramels and Mighty Distractible's embroidery kits! 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,...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 feed).   This week's speciality...Knives! All kinds, like… Kukri from Nepal Machaira of ancient Macedonia Kopis ("chopper") of ancient Greece xiphos of ancient Greece harpé of Greece falcata of Iberia And a Bowie Knife   Don't forget we have a couple of Knit-a-Longs--Kathleen and her gorgeous Ms Prynne (perfect timing!) and Hunter and h...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 Carolina Fiber Frolic group on Ravelry or via their website. Don't forget we have a couple of Knit-a-Longs--Kathleen and her gorgeous Ms Prynne (perfect timing!) and H...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 this feed). Gorgeous author's estates 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 armyofwomen.com> which is trying to find out WHY we get breast cancer. You can read more about the calendar...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 this feed). Fun: Swagger Wagon   And a great followup.   Let Jon know you're a fan. Visuals for you of a skeleton key (used with permission) and hobnail boots. (go get your free book and start your trial by clicking above) Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, Jon Scholes at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard for our audio this week! Just the Books is now parall...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, Jon Scholes at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard for our audio this week! Also, huge props to Lucy (read by our Arielle Lipshaw who is now a PROFESSIONAL audiobook recorder for Iambik!). Fun: Visit this for the silliest rap ever, and watch here for the most useful: Just the Books is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Maurice Mengel, Jon Scholes at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard 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! Happy Holidays | Carlson School of Management, the first chapter of Cool for Cats...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Maurice Mengel, Jon Scholes at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard 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! Happy Holidays | Carlson School of Management, ...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Maurice Mengel, Jon Scholes at Vaguenet, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard 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 Stephanie Tallent of many patterns and joins us! De...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, Barbara Edelman, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard 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 Andrea Lazos' site where you can support her in donating to Toys for Tots and blankets for the homeless. Hunter's Knitter's Curiosity Cab...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett, Arlen Donald, and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard for our audio this week! Updates Just the Books 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 CraftLit Family page is up and growing! Add what you're up to there and share yo...more

  • 232: Chapter 11 - Dracula

    Nov 25 2011

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

  • 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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Arielle Lipshaw and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard for our audio this week! Updates Just the Books 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 CraftLit Family pageis up and grow...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard, Arielle Lipshaw, and our new voices, Maurice Mengel and Andrew Ordover! Nifty things for you! Just the Books is now paralleling CraftLit in real time—for Dracula. AND the CraftLit Family page is up and growing! Add what you're up to there and share your "betterness". The links for you! Stoker's Journal ...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard and our new voice, Barbara Edelman! Nifty things for you! Just the Books 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 CraftLit Family page is up and growing! Add what you're up to there a...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Elizabeth Klett and Ehren Ziegler at Chop Bard. 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! Just the Books 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 al...more

  • 227: Chapter 5 - Dracula

    Oct 22 2011

    Chapter 5 of Dracula Though Sanguine Gryphon yarn 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 special character plush dolls for campaign backers. Do you ...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 this feed). Again, many thanks to Jon Scholes at www.vaguenet.com—who seems to have been born to read this book for you (and has a very funny post regarding a funny scandal here). Nifty things for you! I'm part of the fun at Rhinebeck Bingo (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 1...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 this feed.) Nifty things for you! I'm part of the fun at Rhinebeck Bingo (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 Creepy Cute Crochet book yet, you really must. Sa...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 this feed.) Nifty things for you! Defarge videos with lovely music by Mari Ajero via the Podsafe Music Network: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3 Longtime listener Barb has a new podcast with her daughter: Two Knit Lit Chicks. Lend an ear, won't you? Forgotten Classics is starting a new book. Katie at Shop Yarn Loveis making me drool. 7th Annual Podcast Awards Nominations Now Open! No...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 www.vaguenet.com—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: Section 1, Section 2, Section 3 Longtime listener Amy S Foster (or When Autumn Leaves fame) has a new podcast, The Heatley Cliff. Lend an ear, won’t you? Forgotten Classics is s...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) JOIN ME IN NEW YORK SEPT 10, 2011 (tix here)—Ehren Ziegler will be there, performing for you! And now, a bunch of nifty links: Defarge videos--you can start with this one, Homemade Milano Cookies, McSweeny's Huck Finn, Clara Castelar's video on Shepherdstown WV Kills Trees, a nice review of the sock bo...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: Defarge videos--you can start with this one,Homemade Milano Cookies, McSweeny's Huck Finn, Clara Castelar's video on Shepherdstown WV Kills Trees, a nice review of the sock book my Finnish socks adorn, Neat Kickstarter Book Becky Miller sent in. Book links: see Bernice Original Sat Evening Post artwork; a great Midnight in Paris Cheat Sheet, Audible link to the latest version ...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 moccasin socks, see my niece, watch a video on How Art Made the World book version video version I cringe at Feet on a Plane (a new horror film?), mourn the passing of my friend's 110 year old grandma, and read two new books: Sock Knitting: Master Class by Anne Budd indie bookstore link Sock Knitting Maste...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 shopkeeping, blogging, and videotaping. 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!!!!...more

  • 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 Penny. 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 shop is up and growing, new sock heel books are in the Rav store (if you find errors or issues, please email. If you purchase via Ravelry, then I can zap you an update as soon as it's po...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 Frankenstein, Flatland, and now Wilkie Collins (via the New Yorker). Austen again (too)! (who knew), thank you for your help with the tornado (give if you haven't but can*), Uniquities fiber fair, make your own folding stand-up desk, my handspun sweater (thus far) my FINISHED Tristan socks (in muy masculine Wildfoote) Sept 10th event will be here. Donde esta Cumberlan...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 sign books in Vienna, VA, July 23rd, 2011. Neville Lives! As does his Sweater!     Fish hats are cool, working on my skirt, Tristan socks STILL nearly done, WWMDfK? pix now up on Rav, Facebook and the website (finally!), swatching for a sweater design DONE.   Nifty FiberFiction KAL for you (that...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. Fish hats (I'm late to the game, I know, but they're awesome and easy!), easy small shawl, Xmas headbands, Tristan socks nearly done, WWMDfK? pix now up on Rav, Facebook and the website (finally!), swatching for a sweater design DONE. Nifty FiberFiction KAL for you (that's the Rav link, here's the main page)--KALs for WWMDfK? soon! July Incentive! Donate b...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 Easy A and Midnight in Paris, loads of fun! Switch the book my DH is reading, Persuasion comment 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 Double Heelix sock is there? It's soooooo kewl! Madame Defarge appears on blogs and in Ravelry...more

  • 212: A Whole New World

    Jun 21 2011

    Still unpacking, but... If you’re a teacher, ChopBard has a new book out for you (see incentive below). Really, seriously, the man’s a goldmine. If you're a spinner, check out Cotton Spinning with the Takli, 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 d...more

  • 211: Homecoming

    Jun 11 2011

    Very little to report and very little time to do it in. Tucker's Walk Winery, Kentwell Hall's Tudor historical reenactment niftyness (go Lorna!). See below for my traveling podcasts. I'll have these shownotes serve for 208 "Bubbly", 209 (available 5/27, "The Shipping News"), 210 (available 6/3, "¿Donde Esta?"), and maybe even 211 (on 6/11, "Homecoming"). 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 G...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. Tucker's Walk Winery, Kentwell Hall's Tudor historical reenactment niftyness (go Lorna!) and a video of the same. I'll have these shownotes serve for 208 "Bubbly", 209 (available 5/27, "The Shipping News"), 210 (available 6/3, "¿Donde Esta?"), and maybe even 211 (on 6/11, "Homecoming"). 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; ...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. Tucker's Walk Winery, Kentwell Hall's Tudor historical reenactment niftyness(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--O...more

  • 208: Bubbly

    May 21 2011

    Very little to report and very little time to do it in. Tucker's Walk Winery, Kentwell Hall's Tudor historical reenactment niftyness(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 5/3...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 audio

  • 206: Ai Yi Eye!

    Apr 23 2011

    Jennie the Potter's show schedule (where you can get Briar Rose yarn and WWMDfK? patterns!), a reminder about the new Troubleshooter site for issues with the CraftLit App (iPhone, iTouch, Droid), and still crowing about the sock book 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