The Crafty Toads Episode #98 - Brought to you by the Number Three

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Featured image is Nephew #3 😁

The skirts in the background are from Handspun Hope

Projects we are working on:

The Brunswick Tee Sweater -

Helen is knitting hers in Standing Stones & Neopolitan

Mary Beth is knitting hers in Lucy and Acorn

The Navelli Sweater

Helen is knitting hers in Crookshanks, ROUS and Acorn

Mary Beth is knitting hers in ROUS, I’m Not Really Left Handed, and Mawwiage

The Firebolt Shawl -

Helen is doing hers in Where the Crawdads Sing

Mary Beth is doing hers in Station Eleven

Mary Beth is re-knitting the Knitting at the Library Cowl part 1 by Cori Eichelberger using the Narnia mini skein kit.

 

Our next knit-along will be the Out and About Shawl by Jennifer Weissman. It takes 5 skeins of DK yarn - we have chosen Jack Pumpkinhead for Mary Beth and Les Reveurs for Helen.

 

Our upcoming shows are NJ Sheep & Wool Festival (9/7-8), The Catskills Fiber Festival (9/15), The Adirondacks Fiber Festival (9/28) and the First Annual Rhinebeck Yarn Bazaar (10/18) 

 

Books we are currently reading:

The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

The Royal Secret by Lucinda Riley

The Hearts Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

We started and finished The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid on the trip to Chicago - highly recommend listening to that one.

Young Adult series we recommend:

The Dark is Rising series by Susan Cooper

The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis

The Adventure Series by Enid Blyton

The Five Children and It by E Nesbit

The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander

The Diamond in the Window by Jane Langton

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler by EL Konigsburg

Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson

The Wizard of Oz and other Oz books by L Frank Baum

The Hardy Boys by Franklin W Dixon

Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene

The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West

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