Craft Cook Read Repeat

Chock full of personality

April 9, 2020

Episode 37

April 8 2020

On the Needles 1:17

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: bring on the pumpkin spice-- DONE!


Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres


Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout


Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green)

On the Easel 9:04

Face masks!  I used an accordion-type pattern.  

Limn + latitude—made an array for Adelaide, South Australia.

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme complete. April is “leaves” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid.

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things

On the Table 15:34

Milk street free online classes! Thru april 30


Peach & Almond Alaska to molten chocolate cakes


Indian Butter Tofu NYT


mississippi Roast NYT


Pretzels and Cinnamon Babka from How to Bake Everything by Mark Bittman

Oatmeal Chocolate Chippers from Nancy Baggett’s Cookie Book.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Scones with buttermilk

On the Nightstand 26:24

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (audio)

Faithful Place by Tana French

Nearly Normal Family by M. T. Edvardsson

Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women by Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, Sophie Perinot, Heather Webb, and E. Knight 

Akin by Emma Donoghue—saving for later.

Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

The Plover by Brian Doyle

On the fly 37:23

Cal academy of sciences webcam

Monterey Bay Aquarium webcam

Glacier park webcam

Yellowstone webcam

Monterey Bay Aquarium jellyfish & otter cams


History Chicks 

Rex Factor

HP and the Sacred Text


Hot & bothered: Twilight in quarantine

Crime Junkies

My Favorite Murder podcast

The Anthropocene Reviewed

Tiles from NYT