Sit, Knit and Listen - Knitting Patterns for Your Audiobooks

For most of my adulthood, I would either knit or read. When I'm working on a project, I don't read until I've weaved in all my loose stitches. When I'm reading, I don't knit anything, although I will amass a small collection of patterns and yarns that usually end up collecting dust in a corner of my closet. I'm pretty sure buying craft supplies and using craft supplies are two separate hobbies. Although it took me far longer than I'd like to admit, I think I figured out the solution to fix this imbalance between my two favorite wintertime hobbies.


What are more portable than books? Audiobooks

How can you experience great stories and learn new things while washing dishes or sitting in traffic on the 101? Audiobooks

How can you mix two great hobbies into a fun evening for a rainy day? Audiobooks

What better way to get into a cozy, knitting frame of mind than with an engrossing story to correspond with your knitting project?

A Man Called Ove with Nordic Knitting Traditions
A Man Called OveNordic Knitting Traditions

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon. A grumpy old man who calls his neighbors burglars, has strict routines and a short fuse. What better way to get into the chilly yet uplifting mood of this comedy-drama than by knitting fair isle accessories and sweaters?

The Mother Daughter Book Club with Mom and Me Knits

The Mother Daughter Book ClubMom & Me Knits

Even if Megan would rather be at the mall, Cassidy is late for hockey practice, Emma's already read every book in existence, and Jess is missing her mother too much to care, the new book club is scheduled to meet every month. But what begins as a mom-imposed ritual of reading Little Women soon helps four unlikely friends navigate the drama of middle school. From reading the same books to wearing match knits, these two books offer loving relationship aspirations for any mother-daughter pair.

How to be Parisian Wherever You Are with French Girl Knits Accessories

How to be Parisian Wherever You AreFrench Girl Knits Accessories

In How to Be Parisian, 4 stunning and accomplished French women give you their original take on style, beauty, culture, attitude and men. Match their attitude with your own handmade style from the French Girl Knits designs.

The Hidden Life of Trees with Knitting Nature

The Hidden Life of TreesKnitting Nature

How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware. This title is perfectly paired with Norah Gaughan's beautiful designs inspired by nature we see all around us.

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