Tome Time Episode 55: Squinting in the Sunshine

Welcome to Tome Time Reading and Knitting podcast!

Book talk starts at 2:38 and includes Camino Island by John Grisham, The Wrath and the Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh, and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

Knitting content begins at 9:03 and features a finished sweater! Sewing starts at 21:30 and includes two t-shirts and the beginnings of a wrap sweater.

The running content begins at 28:04 and features my opinions about the YESFIT app. Thanks so much for watching and LACES (Like and Comment everyday, Subscribe)!

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Tome Time Episode 53

Welcome to Tome Time! You can find me as MusingRunner on Ravelry, Twitter, and GoodReads, and as tometimereadingandknitting on IG.

I am still not running, but hope to be soon. Reading content begins at 4:12. Books discussed include Under and English Heaven and What Child is This by Alice K. Boatwright, Arsenic with Austin and Bloodstains with Bronte by Katherine Bolger Hyde.

Knitting content begins at 14:31 and includes Chateau by Melissa Schaschwary and some vanilla shortie socks.

Sewing starts at 25:14 featuring an almost finished skirt and Sewaholic Frasier Sweatshirt. Thanks for watching and LACES!

Tome Time Episode 52: Just Musings, No Running

Welcome to Tome Time! There is no running section this episode, as I am waiting to see the physical therapist for my back. The fist nine minutes or so are a little dark, but the lighting improves after that for the remainder of the video.

The reading section begins at 2:39 and I discuss Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, Hamish McBeth Mysteries by M.C. Beaton, and a couple of Julius Caesar graphic novels.

The knitting content begins at 9:35 and I show my Hyde Park shawl by Very Busy Monkey out of Toad Hollow yarn, some vanilla socks out of Sweet Sparrow Yarn, and plans for a Chateau by Dandelion Girl Designs out of reclaimed Cascade yarn.

The sewing section starts at 17:56 and is full of patterns and future patterns that I will be making. I have a Day to Night Drape Top by Maria Denmark that is finished and ready to wear. I have a half sewn Frasier Sweatshirt from Sewaholic Patterns and plans for an Easter skirt and a Plantain T-shirt from Deer and Doe. Thank you so much for watching and LACES!

Tome Time Episode 48: In the Dark

Welcome to Tome Time Reading and Knitting!

Find me as MusingRunner on Ravelry and Twitter and as tometimereadingandknitting on IG.

The lighting is not great in this episode as we have some weather moving in. Books discussed include A Movable Feast by Ernest Hemingway and Everyday Watercolor by Jenna Rainey.

Andrea Mowry projects abound and when I start sewing cleaning supplies, I need to go back to work! Thanks for watching and LACES!

Tome Time Episode 47: Brioche Conquered

Happy New Year! Thanks for watching Tome Time Reading and Knitting podcast.

I am MusingRunner on Ravely and we have a Tome Time Reading and Knitting Ravelry group.

This episode, I talk about cabbage and black-eyed peas, The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, Kodiak Kisses baby hat by KnitsNKnacks, My Cup of Tea Socks by Robin Lynn, the Ramble Shawl and Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry, 2018 sewing plans, and my continued running streak.

What are your 2018 crafting goals?

Tome Time Episode 46: Christmas Eve Eve

Welcome to Tome Time! You can find me as MusingRunner on Raverly, Good Reads, and Twitter, and on IG as tometimereadingandknitting. Knitting content begins at 7:45.

Dogster joins me today as we discuss The Push by Tommy Caldwell and Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle.

I have finished the Kodiak Kisses Hat by KnitsNKnacks. I started my Comfort Fade Cardi and continue on the Ramble shawl; both by Andrea Mowry.

My Advent socks are almost done! I am sewing some pajama shorts for Dogster as he has outgrown the last pair I made for him and all his hand-knit socks.

My running streak continues and is giving me lots of energy (and a few aches). Thanks for watching and LACES (Like and Comment Everyday, Subscribe!)

Tome Time Episode 44

Welcome to Tome Time Reading and Knitting Podcast. I have been super busy parenting, but I’m back with a short update of my reading, knitting, sewing, and running.

 

The book that I have finished is Eldest by Christopher Paolini. The knitting content begins at 3:27.

I finished two pair of socks, started a So Faded pullover, the Ramble Shawl (both by Andrea Mowry), and the Jelly Roll socks by Orange Knits.

I am almost done sewing the Deer and Doe Bleuet Dress out of some crazy circuit board print poplin. I ran the Heroes Half Marathon in my average half marathon time and am trying to get a little faster for a Hot Chocolate 15K race in February.

Find me on Ravelry, Twitter, Good Reads, and The Fold Line as MusingRunner. On IG, search for tometimereadingandknitting. Thanks for watching and LACES!

Tome Time Episode 43: Turtles, Pullovers, and Pecans

Welcome to Tome Time Reading and Knitting podcast! You can find me on Ravelry, Twitter, Good Reads, and The Fold Line at MusingRunner and IG as tometimereadingandknitting. We also have a Tome Time group on Ravelry.

The book for this episode is Turtles All The Way Down by John Green.

Knitting content begins at 6:30. I have finished my Bayside Pullover by Hannah Fettig out of Twisted Owl Fiber Studios yarn. I plan on finishing my vanilla sock in the Johnny Jump Up colorway from H.A.Y. yarns and my Elphaba’s Revenge socks by Sarah Wilson out of Marianated Yarns in the Under the Sea colorway very soon. My next knitting project on the needles will be the Ramble shawl by Andrea Mowry as I would like to learn brioche and this looks like a good beginner’s project.

I plan on sewing a velvety body suit and a Deer and Doe Bleuet dress out of some cotton poplin with a circuit board print.

I talk a bit about attending an arts festival, running through a pecan plantation, and running a 5K with my son. Thanks for watching and LACES (Like and Comment Everyday, Subscribe).

Tome Time Episode 41: My Everything

Welcome to Tome Time Reading and Knitting. In this episode, I am reading Eldest by Christopher Paolini. You can find me on IG as tometimereadingandknitting. Join us in the Tome Time Ravelry group http://www.ravelry.com/groups/tome-time-reading-and-knitting, where you can find me as MusingRunner.

I have finished another Steward hat by Irish Girlie Knits and the My Everything cardigan by Joji Locatelli in Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok in the Midnight Sea color. I am currently working on the Bayside Pullover by Hannah Fettig out of Twisted Owl yarn in the Brothers in Blue colorway, as well as Elphaba’s Revenge socks by Sarah Wilson in Marianated Yarns and some vanilla socks in HAY Yarns in the Johnny Jump Up colorway.

I am sewing a 90’s style slip dress from Wardrobe by Me.

Upcoming running events are a 15K trail run on a pecan plantation and a local half marathon. Thanks for watching and LACES (like and comment everyday, subscribe).