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Published: Fri, 26 May 2017 19:00:00 +0000

Last Build Date: Sat, 27 May 2017 16:53:37 +0000

Copyright: (c) 2006-2017 Heather Ordover
 



452 - chapter 72 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 26 May 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 Pic 2 Historic Pride (Because Washington Crossed the Delaware about 5 miles south of here) You can see us—rainbow-faced—in the video (with Thing 2 darting out form under the banner at 1:20-1:53):   Call in to the voice mail line at 1-206-350-1642 Want a button? grab the code below \/      


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451 - chapters 70-71 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 19 May 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 below \/    


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

Fri, 12 May 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 there a Lutheran / Quaker connection? Let me know. The asylum founded by the Count of Pisani at Palermo: Casa dei Matti now and then While researching the asylum I saw this Turkish wiki ban Click to Tweet message (if you're so inclined)   Nankeen (Mister Darcy) trousers By Mary Evans - [1], Public Domain, Link English Hulks The Greek War of Independence Spa towns: Bagneres-Luchon Cauterets (Pyrenees)](http://www.immobilierbordenave.com/en/station-thermale-cauterets) Want a button? grab the code below \/  


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449 - chapter 67 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 05 May 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 this.   Brave New Podcast When: Recording Wednesdays, posting by Friday/CraftLit time (more or less this week!). How and where to listen: -Libsyn -Patreon -Youtube   Raffle for Julie’s Book! Go to CraftLit.com/448 for the instructions     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 | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) Call 206-350-1642 Email Heather@CraftLit.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!  


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448 - chapter 66 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) Call 206-350-1642 Email Heather@CraftLit.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!  


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

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) Call 206-350-1642 Email Heather@CraftLit.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!


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446 - chapters 62-63 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 in Ferrara Francesca da Rimini & Paolo Malatesta’s room (poor Francesca) In the Lustful circle of Hell (circle 2, Canto V) 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 | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) Call 206-350-1642 Email Heather@CraftLit.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!


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445: Chapters 60-61 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:00:00 +0000

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 subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) Call 206-350-1642 Email Heather@CraftLit.com Use our SpeakPipe Page!


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444: Chapters 58-59 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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 for me and for CraftLit Crafty Chat channel Hope to see you there!    


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443: Chapter 57 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0000

  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 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 see you there!  


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442: Chapter 56 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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 address. The less pretension there is in your attire, the better will be the effect, as you are a rich man. If you mean to buy any horses, get them of Devedeux, and if you purchase a phaeton, go to Baptiste for it." (I also loved how "now don't be gauche" the Count is with Andrea here!)  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 see you there!      


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441: Chapter 55 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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 see you there!    


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440: Chapter 54 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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


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439: Chapter 53 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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?) take on the crowd “watching” the Ballet of the Nuns (or the daemons… I never was clear on this bit: By Edgar Degas - http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O17815/oil-painting-the-ballet-scene-from-meyerbeers/, Public Domain, Link Nicolas Levasseur By François-Gabriel Lépaulle - Scan from the original work: Letellier, Robert Ignatius (2012). Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable: The Premier Opéra Romantique. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 9781443841917., Public Domain, Link Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin-Tavricheski Diogenes


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438: Chapter 52 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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 Daddy Mithridates (V of Pontus) and His sonny-boy Mithridates (VI of Pontus) Nicolas Flamel Philology Alembic And check out the growing list of fun things to get from the CraftLit gift shop (or the PodShop): Frosty Mug of CraftLit by CraftLit  Once again, Justin at Audio Editing Solutions saves the day!    


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437: Chapter 51 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:00:00 +0000

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 CraftLit by CraftLit   I shamefacedly admit that Justin had to put this puppy together for me again. The editing software ground to a halt and nearly took the recording with it. So. While we await the prognosis of my sad, sad machine, it is once again Audio Editing Solutions for the win! Justin, my hero! And Speaking of Heroes: Thank you to our new Patrons: Juliette & Donna! Yay You!!!


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On the Twelfth Day (before) Christmas...

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000

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-stories/   eText: Christmas Stories And Legends by Phebe A. Curtiss -  http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17770  Read by: Angela (BookAngel7) - https://librivox.org/reader/4323     A Letter from Santa Claus  By: Samuel Clemens   From: http://article.wn.com/view/2015/05/05/New_Mark_Twain_letters_found_c/  eText: bit.ly/twain-santa Read by: Andrew Ordover   The Philanthropist's Christmas (1913) By: James Weber Linn - https://librivox.org/author/3123  From: The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Asa Don Dickinson and Ada M. Skinner https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-collection-2007/  eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/5061  Read by: Kehinde - https://librivox.org/reader/1851     T’was the Night before Christmas: A Visit from St. Nicholas (1823) By: Clement Clarke Moore - https://librivox.org/author/275     eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17135   Read by: Jon Scholes   Away in a Manger By: William James Kirkpatrick (1895) - https://librivox.org/author/8885    From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2006/  eText: http://hymnsite.com/  Sung by: Karen Savage - https://librivox.org/reader/103    CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit Voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel


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On the Eleventh Day (before) Christmas...

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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 Drake - https://librivox.org/reader/254  The Errors of Santa Claus (1917) By: Stephen Butler Leacock - https://librivox.org/author/1193    From: https://librivox.org/librivox-2006-christmas-short-works-collection/   eText: Frenzied Fiction - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8457  Read by: William Coon - https://librivox.org/reader/286 To An Old Fogey (Who Contends that Christmas is Played Out) By: Owen Seaman - https://librivox.org/author/8189  From: https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-collection-2007/   Etext: Modern British Poetry (1920) - http://www.bartleby.com/103/39.html Read by: Cori Samuel - https://librivox.org/reader/92  Vera's First Christmas Adventure (1907) By: Arnold Bennett - https://librivox.org/author/263  From: The Grim Smile of the Five Towns -  https://librivox.org/christmas-short-works-collection-2007/  eText:  http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/4734  Read by: Andy Minter - https://librivox.org/reader/152    Here We Come a Wassailing  (1850) Traditional English - https://librivox.org/author/8102     From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2006/  eText: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here_We_Come_A-wassailing   Sung by: Claire Goget - https://librivox.org/reader/125    CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit Voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel


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On the Tenth Day (before) Christmas...

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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-maud-montgomery-short-stories-1905-1906-by-lucy-maud-montgomery/   eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/24876/24876-h/24876-h.htm#Enderly_Road   Read by: Read by Jedopi - https://librivox.org/reader/4936     The First Noel (c. 1823) Traditional English - https://librivox.org/author/8102     From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2006/  eText: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_First_Noel   Sung by: Claire Goget - https://librivox.org/reader/125    CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit Voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel


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On the Ninth Day (before) Christmas...

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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.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_Mistake  Read by: TriciaG - https://librivox.org/reader/3157      It Came Upon the Midnight Clear By: Edmund Hamilton Sears (1875) - https://librivox.org/author/206  From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2009/  eText: http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/it_came_upon_the_midnight_clear.htm  Sung by:  Kristin Hughes - https://librivox.org/reader/28    CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit Voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel  


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On the Eighth Day (before) Christmas...

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2009/  eText: http://www.cantatedomino.org/cd/index.shtml?79.txt  Sung by:  Mark F. Smith - https://librivox.org/reader/204 & Laurie Anne Walden - https://librivox.org/reader/1066 Fiona Shaw (Medea) and the show’s director (the FABULOUS) Deborah Warner on a theater chat show: And the whole show as a BBC Radio 3 production:   BBC recipe for Christmas Pudding: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1159/classic-christmas-pudding  (share your fave recipe below!) And a version with step-by-step pictures: http://goodfoodshared.blogspot.com/2011/09/traditional-christmas-pudding.html And the American version, a Claxton Georgia Fruit Cake: https://www.claxtonfruitcake.com  CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit Voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel  


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On the Seventh Day (before) Christmas...

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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 Christmas Stocking (1909) By: Ellis Parker Butler - https://librivox.org/author/53    From: https://librivox.org/librivox-2006-christmas-short-works-collection/   eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17937/17937-h/17937-h.htm   Read by: Several readers Sussex Carol Traditional:  https://librivox.org/author/8101 From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2009/  Etext: http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/on_christmas_night-1.htm Sung by: Kristin Hughes - https://librivox.org/reader/28   CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits  CraftLit.com  Twitter: @CraftLit.com  Library: CraftLit.com/library  Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel


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On the Sixth Day (before) Christmas...

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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/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  Reginald’s Christmas Revel (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  Joy to the World Georg Friedrich Händel-https://librivox.org/author/2630 From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2006/ Etext - http://hymnsite.com/ Sung by: Kim Butler - https://librivox.org/reader/631 CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits CraftLit.com Twitter: @CraftLit.com Library: CraftLit.com/library Facebook: Facebook.com/craftlit voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642 NEW! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Craftlit-channel  


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On the Fifth Day (before) Christmas...

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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 - https://librivox.org/author/2604 From: https://librivox.org/librivox-2006-christmas-short-works-collection/ eText: http://www.newseum.org/yesvirginia/ Read by: 2Bears - https://librivox.org/reader/860 Angels We Have Heard on High By: Traditional, French, translated to English by Bishop James Chadwick - 1813–1882 - https://librivox.org/author/8101 From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2010/ eText: http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/Hymns_and_Carols/angels_we_have_heard_on_high_1.htm Sung by: Sunshine Paul - https://librivox.org/reader/4545   CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits CraftLit.com voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642


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436: Chapters 49-50 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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 an epic domino maneuver, took out my graphics card. That's why by Thursday the only way I could manipulate the computer (like, to turn it off) was to use the assistive keystrokes for the blind. THAT was a first. The Genius Bar was stunned to respectful silence. So. This is the last week I'm tormenting Justin, my seriously-fun-to-work-with editor at Audio Editing Solutions for taking blobs of audio and make them make sense. That Justin. WhattaMensch!  


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On the Fourth Day (before) Christmas...

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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://librivox.org/fireside-christmas-short-stories/  eText: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17770/17770-h/17770-h.htm#Page_135  Read by: Angela (BookAngel7) - https://librivox.org/reader/4323      A Kidnapped Santa Claus (1904) By: L Frank Baum https://librivox.org/author/406 From: https://librivox.org/librivox-2006-christmas-short-works-collection/  eText: http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/KidnSant.shtml  Read by: Judy Bieber - https://librivox.org/reader/100    (If you love Baum, you might also want to check out the much longer: Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, version 1 (https://librivox.org/the-life-and-adventures-of-santa-claus-by-l-frank-baum) and version 2 (https://librivox.org/life-and-adventures-of-santa-claus-version-2-by-l-frank-baum/)   What Child Is This? (words 1865 | music 16th C) By: William Chatterton Dix - https://librivox.org/author/193 From: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2010/  Sung by: Mark F Smith and Laurie Ann Walden


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On the Third Day (before) Christmas...

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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  


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On the Second Day (before) Christmas...

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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 Kunkel And tons of voices on the Cornish Play, put together by Simon Taylor and Alan Drake CraftLit Podcast • Annotated Audiobooks | Audiobooks with Benefits CraftLit.com voicemail line: +1-206-350-1642


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On the First Day of Christmas...

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000

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


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435: Chapter 48 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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.


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434: Chapters 46-47 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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) | LISTEN - MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio - starting this week - The Cat Came Back | the sequel to Cool for Cats | available at Amazon   or you can snag a copy read by the author in audiobook form  And prepare yourself for The Sequel!   grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/    


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433: Chapter 45 - Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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 (see below) | LISTEN - MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- War of the Worlds - 15 - the end... | EXT. LONDON - daytime... grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/    


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432 ch 44 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 below) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- War of the Worlds - 13 - book 2 chapter 4 | EXT. POV NARRATOR - looking at Martians through a crack in the wall... grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/  


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431 chs 41-43 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 (see below) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- War of the Worlds - 13 - book 2 chapter 4 | EXT. POV NARRATOR - looking at Martians through a crack in the wall... grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/    


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430 chapter 40 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 Montyon Prize  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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- War of the Worlds - 11 - book 2 chapter 2 | EXT. POV NARRATOR - looking at Martians through a crack in the wall... grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/


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429 chapter 38 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 TALK • 8:24 | Our Sponsor: Plum Deluxe Tea Huron Dandy stick=quarterstaff Just the Notes version of Gatsby Audible’s Gatsby cellaret CraftLit Mailing List Montyon Prize Don Carlos of Spain Cochin-Chinese zazzle for PLSBS T-shirts Some other podcasts for you allthingspost offintheweeds schoolofpodcasting spreaker superjoepardo dadsews fuseboxradioonline           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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206–350–1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio – War of the Worlds - 09 - chapter 17 | FINALLY a Real Battle! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/      


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428 chapter 37 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000

  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 of all the stuff you can find on this puppy!)           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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- War of the Worlds - 08 - chapter 116 | Back to the Curate... grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/  


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427 chapter 36 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 19:30:00 +0000

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   Ecken+Kanten• Yarn balls     What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat?  Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 11:08 |  The War of the Worlds sneak peek (with pictures!!!) * dragée Jacques Callot Astarte The Bear and the Pasha livery Nestor Ulysses Circe écu baiocco Pope Gregory XVI Manfred Manfred (fr) Lara, a Tale           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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- War of the Worlds - 07 - chapter 15 | Back to the Curate... grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/      


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426 chapter 35 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 4:32 |  The War of the Worlds sneak peek (with pictures!!!)                Fuller’s Earth Clay from Mountain Rose Herbs (and check out the second paragraph!!!) - follow them @MtnRoseHerbs, and moreon how you can use the stuff.          Three Men in a Boat is now in the shop! If you missed it as a Premium Member, now you can download the whole shebang and giggle through the dog days of summer. Confetti and how to make it (scroll down) BJ Harrison’s Count of Monte Cristo - so so so good on this chapter. Remains of the Day and Jane Steele           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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206–350–1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio – War of the Worlds - 04 - chapters 11–12 | TENSE!!! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/        


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425: Chapter 34 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000

* 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:   Image  Info about artwork, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7013028 Bouffe Countess G___ is Teresa Guiccioli Lord Ruthven Ring of Gyges 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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- The War of the Worlds | This week — Chapters 8-10! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/


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424: Chapter 33 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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   Giant Cowl • Far-From-(Duck)Reality  More detailed links and fun can be found in Crafty Chat 423 on our CraftLit Channel (so they don't take up so much space here) http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     9.14 - Garter Stitch Pie Shawl       14.14 - Giant stash cowl       39.41 - Graphic Design class     39.51 - Duck Graphic       57.51 - Jane the virgin     59.46 - Telenovelas - Spanish soap operas    What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 4:24 |  The Very Cool Roman Traffic Jam http://www.romeartlover.it/Vasi21ws.jpg                Cynosure                Poniard By Birmingham Museums Trust - Birmingham Museums Trust, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38742145                How Mardi Gras works                Shepherds of the Landes: stilt walkers                Pulcinella                A Roman Map for You             From Spagna                Leave by Corso to the Porta del Popolo         >  and http://roma.andreapollett.com/S4/aurel11.htm so going against traffic         >  Porta San Giovanni and THEN the Coloseum.              All the Portas                Byron’s response to seeing Rome                Dickens’ response to seeing Rome                Twain’s response to seeing Rome                And a huge thank you to  Beckett Graham of History Chicks podcast                 >  For this link And               >  This link on the Old Man in the Mountain                  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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Will be classic science fiction... | One way or another! Want a Count-ish button? Grab a button for CraftLit podcast: The Count of Monte Cristo         \/ grab the code below \/  


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423: Chapters 31 & 32 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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   Neverending Cast off • Bullet Journal & Zentangling   The awesome gray pens     More detailed links and fun can be found in Crafty Chat 423 on our CraftLit Channel (so they don't take up so much space here) http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     1.02 - New family member     12.2 - Lepord Frog Yarn     14.06 - Cormo & Mohair     22.57 - Cast off project     24.4 - Knit two together bind off     38 - Bullet Journal     38.43 - Zentangle Craft Group     39.5 - Heather's zentagle a day     40.36 - Artitist Markers        What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 05:00 |              Pic of Count's tangled web of people But beware the spoilers (save for later?)                If you have a sec, please take the poll                The French invasion of  Algiers                James  Fennimore Cooper                and his book  Red Rover                Captain Marryat                Pope Leo                Adamastor                Raoul et al in "The Hugenots"                               Little man in the blue cloak                Hashish           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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Premium is prepping for our next book... And I'm working on getting us awesome audio! Once I have it - you'll know about it! Want a Count-ish button? ![grab button for CraftLit podcast: The Count of Monte Cristo](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2095/11/1.jpg)


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422: Chapter 30 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 • spindle and lazy kate   More detailed links and fun can be found in Crafty Chat 421 on our CraftLit Channel (so they don't take up so much space here) http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel     4.57 - Tour De Fleece Project     5.18 - Spinning     6.29 - Be Mice Elf     6.57 - Cognitive Fiber Retreat  (Shout out to Dr Gemma!)    16.12 - Texas Caviar     17.28 - German Baby Pancakes       27.27 - LL Bean Netting Bug biting     28.25 - Non deet wind breaker      What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.     | BOOK TALK • 12:07 |               Thing 1 started his own  Comix website Far From Reality Which we're all very excited about. He's at work on the Continuing Capers of Aardvark Man and his Nemesis The Lead Balloon!                If you have a sec, please [take the poll]()                Stoicism version one or version two                New Blog Love: Madame Bibi Lophile Recommends                Canebière (old high street) goes into the (old) port) - Here’s a 1720 map:                ... And the modern version (turned 90° to the left)                And a huge thank you to all of the new  Patreon Patrons: Carol F, Laurie D, Margaret D, Melanie P, Sarah M, Darleen G      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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — the end..._ ![grab button for CraftLit Premium Audio](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2-2.jpg) Want a Count-ish button? ![grab button for CraftLit podcast: The Count of Monte Cristo](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2095/11/1.jpg)    


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421 chapters 28 and 29 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 Chat 421 on our CraftLit Channel (so they don't take up so much space here) http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel    | BOOK TALK • 18:20 |          *  Museum of Natural History's That's-too-big-a-saurus (the Titanisaur) * Nankeen trousers *  Historical Coclès *  More than you ever wanted to know about the word Phlegmatic *  from Tricia Simpson's CoMC  Papillon (1973)  Edward Rutherford's book Paris *From Sarah Color by Victoria Finlay and Colour 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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 18! Closing in on the end... ![grab button for CraftLit Premium Audio](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2-2.jpg) Want a Count-ish button? ![grab button for CraftLit podcast: The Count of Monte Cristo](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2095/11/1.jpg)    


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On Summer Schedule

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000

We sent out a newsletter with the CraftLit 2016 Summer Schedule. You can see the dates here (and if you're not signed up for the newsletter* you can sign up for the newsletter here). Thank you so much and the next chapter will be out next week!   *why not?



420: Chapter 27 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 Byron 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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 16! More fun with da boys. ![grab button for CraftLit Premium Audio](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2-2.jpg) Want a Count-ish button? ![grab button for CraftLit podcast: The Count of Monte Cristo](http://craftlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2095/11/1.jpg)    


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419: chapter 26 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 "Craft"       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       Straight from the Cauldron yarn • Andrew's former beard   Gorgeous cowl-scarf from Irina• Leather Journals from A.T.   Bag from Heather's Amazing Aunt • Zentangle Jewel art       What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.      2.22 - half circle pie shawl (& Gradient shawl)    3.46 - Cast On     4.24 - Fresh from the Cauldron     11 - Nephew baby picture     14.13 - Dr Karp Baby Book     21.4 - Graduation     22.14 - Beard braid     27 - Cake of Yarn     28.05 - Cowl with all books     29.04 - Leather journals     30.56 - Never More pattern tote  Gillian Fullard     34.05 - Zentagles App     34.58 - Jewel zentangle     - instructional Zentangle app     - Instructions for Jeweled zentagles     - Instructions for Jeweled zentagles     37.02 - Dye Class     38.21 - How to read Novels Like a Professor     - How to read Literature Like a Professor     39.14 - American Gods     42.14 - Season of Mist     45.52 - Sleep apnea     48.05 - The Time Machine, H G Wells     49.25 - Tatianna Is Everyone Podcast     - Orphan Black:     49.51 - Warehouse Thirteen Review     - Warehouse 13:     - Criminal Minds episode with Aaron Paul:     - X-Files episode with Aaron Paul:     - Lucifer:    Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel    | BOOK TALK • 18:24 |  embed Map! Add! Knock Thyself Out!       Pont du Garde Cool Roman Aqueduct you've seen before! By Benh LIEU SONG - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33474941      and literary writing in praise of the Pont du Garde       In case you wanted to scope out  The Coloseo (Colosseum)       Random fact: Ridley Scott built a film-set-version of the Colosseum in Malta! (Only one million dollars! Whatabargain!)       In case you wanted to know more about the Plagues of Egypt       Why is the Inn failing? These canals had [...]


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418: Chapter 25 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 20 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 the wool festival!    Dawn's Neverending Yarn Ball of T-shirts • shard shawl   Erica's Amy King Sweater• Heather's DNA Bracelet that needs fixin' - ::sad face:: (thank you, Tara!)    2.4 - Clear baby mask  5.14 - Decade History on CNN  9.45 - Edging on lambs pride  10.39 - Novajo Plying  13.54 - Class on Craftsy Amy King Foundations of spinning  15.19 - MN Wool festival     18.41 - Knitting My Way Home Kit Cowl  20 - Wendy Johnson Patterns  20.1 - Heart Felt Silk Hudson, WI     21.1 - State Sheep Profile  25.55 - Felted Deer head  27.58 - Jacob Fleece  29.42 - Milke Fiber Works LLC     31.32 - Toby's Sandhill Fiber Farm  38.45 - Sun porch sweat tea  41.32 - Erica's project  45.08 - Pound Cake recipe  46.15 - Wolf Slayer  46.33 - Charisma  48.5 - Shard Shawl  55 - Thursday's Little Red Riding Hood  56.28 - Mason Dixon Knitting  58.18 - Fairy Tale Fibers  1.01.17 - Tshirt Quilts  1.03.2 - Long arm quilting Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel    | BOOK TALK • 8:26 | nada 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 app (see below) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 15! work work work Want a Count-ish button?    [...]


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417 Chapters 23 - 24 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 13 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 tricky to get crafty audio to you, but you probably will want to go see what Dawn is up to.       Dawn's Neverending Yarn Ball of T-shirts • shard shawl   Erica's Amy King Sweater• Heather's DNA Bracelet that needs fixin' - ::sad face:: (thank you, Tara!)     1.2 - Canada Fire    6.2 - Natural Disaster Rescue Centers   8:10 - Knitting for a cause  9.01 - Edging    10.46 - Wheel spinning     13 - T-shirt rag rug  Molly Makes     13.07 - How many t-shirts to make a rug    18.49 - Joining t-shirt yarn    20.2 - Shard Shawl Pattern    24.24 - The Fat Squirrel    25.38 - Swing Knitting    27.4 - Publishing Your Knitting Designs    28.42 - Shepherds Harvest Festival    29.17 - Louet Hat Box    31.25 - Pie Shawl     33.16 - Amy King Sweater    35.1 - Maintaining weight cutting out flour, sugar    37.16 - Almond Flour     39.06 - Grapefruit Addiction    52.15 - DNA Bracelet, Double Helix    57.54 - Hamilton Tweet    59.1 - Charlie Rose Interview Hamilton    1.04.41 - To Life: Vanessa's Surprise    1.06.33 - Celebrating Graduation    Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel    | BOOK TALK • 10:10 | That AWESOME money converter from last week!    My fave scene! From Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (yay Tom Stoppard!)   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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 14! Montmorency and Irish Stew Want a Count-ish button?  [...]


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416 Chapters 21-22 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 06 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 over to Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft"   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 Dawn's Neverending Edging • Tunisian entrelac crochet Erica's preeeety Malabrigo • Dawn's Magic Dizzy Bead Dawn's Beaded Cowl • Heather's Jane Bag   What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions. Das Crafty Links         More links at YouTube *  1:24 - Foose ball table update  and the finished fooseball table pic *  7:00 - Malabrigo Dos limited edition skeins—Shawl I was wearing *  9:30 - Knit edging    *  10:43 - Spud & Cloe    *  12:46 - Bead for dizzing from a drum    *  24.36 - Entrelac crochet    *  42.29 - Jane Austin  gift- Persuasion chapter 7            Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! [...]


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415: Chapters 19-20 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 Livestream links Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below Bobbins • Spinning in Public Avengers amigurumi • Tea Cozy Das Links          3:54 - Hair Styles for Knitters  7:00 - Graduating Empty Nester  7:47 - Bobbin Ramboulet    9:37 - Ply Ramboulet  10:40 - Knitting In Public    12:40 - Avengers Fans            3:27 - Bobbin Storage Bins              5:45 - 1970's Decor              9:28 - Tea Cozy              11:14 - Mighty Distractable  and the Defarge page for the cozy            6:30:00 - Wendy Bernard              9:00:00 - Energy Bites              10:25:00 - Matzoh Ball Soup             Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Ravelry thread for suggestions | BOOK TALK • 12:30 | the Mistral wind    Scirocco wind    36 lb shot French naval history    Internet ruined my life    Episode where boy never gets the smackdown   (You'll have to sign into your cable providor's page to watch using this link, but I think there are probably other ways to see it, too.)   This American Life: 545: If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say, SAY IT IN ALL CAPS    Facebook group I post episodes in (but where you can only comment no idea why)    Facebook group YOU can post links and fun bits in   And the experimental Snapchat account 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) | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 12! This time with pineapple! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/  


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414: Chapter 18 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000

  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 "Craft" Crafty Chat Livestream links No Crafty Chat links this week - at least not right away. It was a nutty recording session so the links will probably be on the TWO 414 files over at http://YouTube.com/c/craftlit-channel for the whole shebang - video and All The Links.  Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat?Here's the Ravelry thread for ideas and suggestions.  | BOOK TALK • 13:50 | Nada     | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | Love the happy feeling you get when we start a new book? Consider sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers click here to easily post a tweet, Facebook friends If you <3 this episode and have a sec, please head on over to iTunes and kindly leave a rating, a review, and subscribe to the free podcast! | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 11!Another piece of gorgeous writing at the end of this chapter! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/


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413: Chapter 17 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" Crafty Chat Livestream links  No Crafty Chat this week. If you want to see more about the links below, please head over to http://YouTube.com/c/craftlit-channel for the whole shebang - video and All The Links. However, we've got a little sample for you below.  Here's the link if you wanted to listen to the  awesome Neil Gaiman story (thank you Robin) called "Shoggoths Old Peculiar"       Heather's Charka came from       10:05 Erica's shawl pattern Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Ravelry thread for suggestions:  http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/craftlit-podcast/3373317 | BOOK TALK • 5:55 |  Medical thoughts on Faria, “Cerebrovascular disease in Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo”                 If you want to follow the money watch All The President's Men (affiliate link)     | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | Love the happy feeling you get when we start a new book? Consider sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers click here to easily post a tweet, Facebook friends If you <3 this episode and have a sec, please head on over to iTunes and kindly leave a rating, a review, and subscribe to the free podcast! | LISTEN • MAKE CONTACT | • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 10!FUN! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/


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412: Chapter 16 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 can: 
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411: Chapter 15 — The Count-- PARENTAL ADVISORY skip 8:05-20:20

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 Speakpipe.com/craftlit (now you can talk for THREE minutes!). | Today's Paris Tour Insight | Dianne’s number 1-800-826-2266, Holiday Vacations: Keyword "Craft" | A Quilt for Henry | 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 (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. |Crafty Chat Livestream links | • Thank you, Patreon Patrons! • Audio Editing Solutions Many thanks to Elsie and Jess at She Podcasts for recommending John and Justin at AES! Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below Dwarf • Cthulhu Mitered Matchmaker Dawn's Grandmother's Crochet hook • Crystal Palace hook How to troubleshoot Google issues • Gus! **01:30 - Ben Franklin Institute **01:33 - Exploratorium **04:17 - Lemon Drops! (affiliate link) **04:51 - Cthulhu glow in the dark Bernat yarn **07:00 - Tentacle scarf **07:30 - Epic Viking Beard **08:00 - lotion tissue - (affiliate link) **15:33 - How to Train Your Dragon (affiliate link) **The yarn store we met in - Tricoter (and, actually, a map of the whole Sea Socks '08 yarn crawl, though Hilltop is now closed) The store on Queen Anne’s hill (now closed, pooh) Churchmouse Yarns on Bainbridge Island **20:49 Martina Behm's Matchmaker **22:30 - Kettle dyed Malabrigo sock yarn in piedras **26:10 - Sugar and Cream Cotton Ease **27:12 - Dawn's fave hook (originally her grandmothers), Susan Bates hooks Crystal Palace hooks **29:19 - Hand turned hooks by Chris of Briar Rose's husband, Roger **30:35 - CrippenWorks Froggy crochet hook holder **48:53 Gus **50:20 - Rescue Animal Podcast My Rescue Rocks 55:30 - How Heather managed to wash really smelly dog hair (I wouldn't recommend PineSol on sheep or alpaca or camel or anything that won't be heavily blended with another fiber) Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat?Ravelry thread for suggestions   | BOOK TAL[...]


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410: Chapters 13-14 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 of A Quilt for Henry for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. Crafty Chat Livestream links Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below Erica's Comfort Me from Anne Hanson • Erica's shawl with eyelets Heather's Pretty (SALE) Tangier yarn • Heather's Amazing 100% Cotton TAPE yarn from Lang What do YOU want to hear about on a Crafty Chat? Ravelry thread for suggestions   YouTube Crafty Chat (such as it was) Little Shop of Horrors  ORIGINAL (1960) 1980's musical version 11:10 "Comfortably Numb" lyrics and the other "lips are moving" song was from Meghan Trainor 12:04 Purim gluten-free Hamantaschen Yarn Yenta 16:20 How to dye yarn with liquid food coloring Easter Dyeing yarn with Easter Egg dye Erica's performance - refer to Ramble On lyrics 15:45 Erica's current knitting Anne Hanson's Comfort Me pattern 18:35 High Fiber Diet podcast 21:50 Magic Knot Join 22:40 Cogknitive Retreat Knitting Pipeline podcast How to make a "magic cake" 23:45 Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl 27:20 Cascade Yarns Tangier 32:00 Lang Sol Degradé TAPE yarn 5-5.5mm to get 18x26 for 10cm - if you have knit or crochet ideas for Heather so she can look French this fall, wearing this yarn, send them on! Heather's LYS with the fabu Lang yarn! 41:50- IMPORTANT YouTube Lifestream Chat window information for future livestreams! Shawl Erica was wearing Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel | Book Talk • 18:30 | 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 subscribe via iTunes Click here to subscribe via RSS You can also subscribe via Stitcher Or subscribe through the app (see below) | FEEDBACK | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the[...]


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409: Chapters 11-12 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:00:00 +0000

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 son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. Crafty Chat Livestream links Bolded time codes take you to YouTube as do the pictures below Erica's spindle with Bee Mice Elf roving Heather's homemade spindle with super-cool hacked hook • Erica's Cool Cowl + 10:37 + 19:00 Acid Dyes from Dharma Trading Company + 20:50 Kool Aid color chart Kool Aid hair dye instructions + 27:20 Easter egg dye dying instructions + 52:55 Old-silk-tie dyed eggs + Dawn's crochet stitch that Barbara mentioned Our CraftLit Channel can be found at http://YouTube.com/c/CraftLit-Channel Book Talk Two Legion of Honor medals with a Grande Aigle • BJ Harrison's Count of Monte Cristo | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | Love the happy feeling you get when we start a new book? Consider sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers click here to easily post a tweet, Facebook friends If you <3 this episode and have a sec, please head on over to iTunes and kindly leave a rating, a review, and subscribe to the free podcast! 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 | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! | Premium Audio -- Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) | This week — Chapter 6! Our first Travelogue! grab the code below \/ Want a button? grab the code below \/


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408: Chapters 9-10 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 11 Mar 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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 (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. Crafty Chat Livestream links Bolded time codes take you to YouTube All other times are links in the comment section under the video at YouTube. Dawn's Flatland Shawls Dawn's Mitts • an Openwork shawl • example of Post Stitches Dawn's Staggered front post / back post • Tunisian Glacier hat • Tunisian mitts Dawn's open work scarf • Infinity Shawl duel • Heather Cowl Heather's sheepy fabric • Erica yarn #1 • Erica yarn #2 Reevers shawl • Erin Star shawl 1:27 - Homefree - MN Beatboxing group 1:54 - Beat boxer video on Vimeo 3:43 - Wheel of Freestyle on Jimmy Fallon with Lin-Manuel Miranda 6:00 - Dawn’s first crochet, cotton afghan 9:17 - Flatland Color Shawls from “What Would Madam Defarge Knits?” - Noro - The WWMDFK projects are all on Dawn's design page 1 - 9:40 2 - 11:50 3 - 13:00 the one like a Baktus scarf 15:00 - cowl —all of Dawn’s work is here 17:00 - Noro sock mitts using a smaller hook 19:30 - Briar Rose hat worked in post stitches 21:20 - How to ID what hook size to use 24:00 - Heather’s boo boo with her cowl 26:00 - easy mitered scarf (cast on odd number, DCs worked as sets of four front post stitches, four back post stitch) / shawl with hand painted wool—Get a Tunisian Hook—amazon affiliate link 30:00 - Tunisian hat in Raven Fog Fibers - glacial hat knit with Sea Socks Cruise ’08 yarn Stitch Diva Studios has great tutorials 34:00 - Tunisian mitts 34:30 - ribbed stitch shawl/scarf 35:30 - Yazipengyou let us know about the Tunisian spiral blanket - Rav spiral afghan on J hook - with aran weight yarn 37:55 - big circular infinity scarves - both done in Briar Rose bouclé, but one knit and one crocheted… can you tell which? ...and that was one of Dawn’s patterns done for Briar Rose Fibers: Dreamweaver. Original pattern was in sea pearl, but I love this one too. 38:50 - Attack of the Cowls 41:35 - Spiral Afghan (from 35:30 above), Tunisia[...]


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407: Chapters 7-8 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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 for Henry for Vanessa's son, please click the link and you'll go to Mollie's (gorgeous) blog where you'll find all the information and instructions. Crafty Chat Lifestream links Linked time codes take you to YouTube Erica's mic died but she was still able to share this cute crochet/DPN case 01:33 - Dawn - "boring crafty things" 01:58 - Dawn’s Briar Rose Russet sweater 03:30 - Portable sock knitting in the round 03:55 - The Yarn - Alpaca 04:15 - The Colors 04:45 - The Heel - Amy Singer’s toe-up heel recipe; Heather’s Hunger Games sock using her own recipe (or you can email heather@craftlit.com to have Heather come to your guild and teach her sock heel’s class.) 06:15 - Sam’s cuff 07:52 - Heather cuff color description 08:40 - pattern expansion 11:48 - Heather’s start of Dawn’s Crochet Cowl 14:28 - Crochet is more flexible than you think 15:55 - Things assumed by crochet patterns 18:25 - Crochet stitch Illustration 19:30 - Heather the Knitting Bully 20:20 -Heather’s awesome "Thing 1 and 2" Origami bag from Erica (and Erica’s matching bag) and the pattern AT found 22:30 - Vera Bradly wallet made for me by my Auntie out of the most awesome book fabric where you can get it 25:15 - Dawn’s fabric - Fat Squirrel Fibers bag made out of canceled library cards 26:35 - Happy Gatsby moment 27:50 - Happy Dickens “Gateway Drug” moment 35:47 - Erica’s crochet hook/dpn holder “My Name is Sherlock Holmes” gift from a friend 37:50 - OneRX 38:45 - Jennie the Potter whiskey glass  40:10 - Pierce Brown books Red Rising (book + Audible) Golden Sun (book + Audible) Morning Star (book + Audible) 41:20 - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline 42:05 - ZORK on iPad! 43:42 - Heather imitates a Kaypro disc drive, circa 1983 43:55 - Heather’s Serial podcast (with the modem sound effect) 45:20 - The Magicians by Lev Grossman the book here the TV series here 48:20 - Game of Thrones 50:35 - Outlander 51:35 - The Station Agent 52:00 - Good Ni[...]


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406 has been reset!

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 00:44:02 +0000

Last night 406 processed using the wrong file. However @PAKnitWits got me on Twitter pretty much right away.  It took some doing to get the feed to reset, but the file IS correct now. It may require deleting, restarting, or nudging, but the file is, indeed, there. So sorry about that, and enjoy chapter six!!! Until next week, Heather



406: Chapter 6 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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 you to YouTube Layering Shrug Crochet in Process Yarn for the Cuff The Cuff The Natural Jersey Marat (see below) 1:30 Shrug 4:35 Heather’s mindless crochet (7:04 about the yarn) RedHeart.com – Unforgettable in color way: Echo 8:20 Heather’s Making Dawn’s Cowl 11:10 Heather’s also making an IV cuff Yarn? Dunno. Not Knucks from Knitty The Cuff in Question 15:11 More on the cuff Dianne’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner watch cap pattern from WWMDfK? The Natural Jersey (see above) 18:51 Needles: Kollage square DPNs US 4/3.5mm 30:59 STINK BUG Link to how to make a stink bug trap. My tea – Throat Coat with Lemon and Echinacea The Doll’s House I saw and a review. The Math thing: | Book Talk – 20:00 | ART VIDEO: https://youtu.be/4bTQv9ESk2c Robespierre Estate General A Very Opinionated run-down of the Girondists and the Jacobins  and an interesting blog piece on the French Revolution and how to build a “Spider Diagram” (as opposed to a Venn Diagram) Guillotine Marat Cedant arna togae – cede arms to the gown Aesculapius – Roman god of healing and medicine   | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | Love the happy feeling you get when we start a new book? Consider sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers click here to easily post a tweet, Facebook friends If you [...]


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405 - Chapter 5 - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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: www.briarrosefibers.net My leg warmers are made with “Nate’s Sock Yarn”, which it doesn’t look like she has right now. Unspun Single Sweater: 20:20  Icelandic unspun: http://www.schoolhousepress.com/wool/unspun-icelandic/unspun.html …and EZ’s (Elizabeth Zimmerman’s) percentage yoke sweater is what I am following, which is in all of her books and is GENIUS. Erica Circlet: 26:10  Entrelac: 27:30  (how to https://youtu.be/tcLxMt9GehM) Entrelac scarf project  page:  http://www.ravelry.com/projects/ericah64/not-so-scrappy-entrelac-scarf In talking about canning, I mentioned Doctor Gemma.  She does a segment of CogKnitive called “Put a Lid on it”, where she talks about canning, etc. http://cogknitivepodcast.blogspot.com/ Stitches West is Thursday February 18 through Sunday February 21st at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.  Erica will be in the Dizzy Blonde Studios booth (1033 & 1035) at the very least Friday 9:30 – 2:30 and Sunday 12:30 –  2:30, if not more.  She will be joined by Thing Two starting late Friday afternoon.  Please come say “hi” and don’t be shy about introducing yourself!  Erica will be posting to Instagram and Twitter throughout the weekend.  Her name on both is ericah64.  Expect a full Stitches run-down next week in Crafty Chat. If you have ideas for Crafty Chat, please post them in the “What do YOU want to hear about” thread on Ravelry.  We welcome suggestions!  http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/craftlit-podcast/3373317 Heather Nanette the Nanny’s save-your-hands microwave bowl cozies: 31:00 Scribble graph: 35:00   (Scribblegraph site: http://www.scribblegraph.me/ and Twitterhttps://twitter.com/scribblegraph) THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO BAG: Facebook post – Etsy Store Facebook Fan Page [...]


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404: Chapters 3-4 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:00:00 +0000

[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 shownotes | Audio | Crafty Bits| Time code links take you to YouTube 2:53 Jambalaya here: Jambalaya! mmmmm...blood oranges! 3:55  * Alton Brown Marmalade - good for Blood Oranges 8:20 Erica's Pork Simpler than Dawn's jambalaya, and a tad underdone, but it sure was yummy! 11:40 * The Amazing Irish Interactive Map * Murphy of Ireland 16:45 * Dawn - More Briar Rose Loveliness * Jenny the Potter Mugs - Dawn Version, Heather's Version 22:36 * Erica - Brass Needles "Finishuary" contest thread * Boring orange socks project page * Entrelac scarf project page 24:33 * Blanket project page * Stitches West is 2/18 - 2/21 in Santa Clara, CA.  Erica can be found in the ](http://www.dizzyblondestudios.com/) booth, #1033 all Friday morning and all daySunday.  Two samples of her shawl pattern Fangirl will be on display, and hardcopies of the pattern can be purchased there. (Electronic copies are available on Ravelry.) * A sample of Erica's Garcia's Cowl pattern will be on display in the Lux Adorna Knits (http://www.luxadornaknits.com,  formerly Pepperberry Knits) booth, #938 & 1037, right next door to Dizzy Blonde Studios.  Electronic copies of the pattern are available on Ravelry. Got a genius idea for Defarge Does Sherlock? Get it in before the end of February to be considered for inclusion in the book! We could especially use some more crochet patterns. Details here | Book Talk - 15:40 | Paris From the west — Île de la Cité By Daniel Vorndran / DXR, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31704254 From the East — Île de la Cité By Diliff - Own work - Taken by myself with a Canon 5D and 24-105mm f/4L IS. This version has been brightened., CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1114396 Listen to some simple Catalan being spoken How to - clocked stocking Spinning Flax and preppin[...]


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403: Chapters 1-2 — The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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 ▪ Tosh Merino light - in Baltic • 5:58 ◦ swatch for hat ◦ Briar Rose Charity — Dr G’s Memory Vest ▪ Details on Alzheimer’s donation for pattern at above link. • 8:34 ◦ Briar Rose Rocks • 10:06 ◦ Red Velvet cupcakes recipe on the CraftLit Ravelry Group (free to join - you don't have to knit or crochet... but don't be surprised if you start...) ◦ Heather: Chicken Tortilla Soup ◦ Dawn: Barefoot Contessa Weeknight Bolognese ◦ Electric pressure cooker ◦ Texas Dad Recipes -    ▪ Walking Taco meat (the molé-like one)   ▪ Frito pie • 17:22-18:15 ◦ Erica's-Fibonacci knitting is in the prototype phase: • First draft      ▪ http://www.ravelry.com/projects/ericah64/car-knitting-shawl • Current draft      ▪ http://www.ravelry.com/projects/ericah64/fibonacci-eyelet-draft-swatches A little cupcake porn from Dawn: View original instagram or visit INK361 | Book Talk - 16:50 | • Marseilles and Paris Map Château d'If map. • Not a lot of specialized bits today. That will give way soon enough. | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | Love the happy feeling you get when we start a new book? Consider sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers click here to easily post a tweet, Facebook friends If you [...]


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402: Dumas Prequel - The Count of Monte Cristo

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:00:00 +0000

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, my family starts where yours ends."  • And for those of you lucky enough to read French:“Mon père était un mulâtre, mon grand-père était un nègre et mon arrière grand-père un singe. Vous voyez, Monsieur: ma famille commence où la vôtre finit.” • David Clarke, our reader! • Buon Giorno Coffee | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | Love the happy feeling you get when we start a new book? Consider sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter followers click here to easily post a tweet, Facebook friends If you <3 this episode and have a sec, please head on over to iTunes and kindly leave a rating, a review, and subscribe to the free podcast! 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 | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard. • Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app) • Call 206-350-1642 • Email Heather@CraftLit.com • Use our SpeakPipe Page! Wear Your Love AS Your Sleeve! Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit* Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. | Premium Audio -- Start of The Miller's Tale | This week — Part One! Um... maybe not one for the kids to listen in on... Want a button? grab the code below \/


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The Marseillaise, Wembley, and The Count of Monte Cristo

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:00:00 +0000

The tragic events of last Friday (all of them) put me in mind of a few things and I decided to make a little video for you. NO idea how long this will last what with me borrowing a film clip—for educational purposes—so watch it while you can! Have friend you've been trying to explain CraftLit to? This may be a decent introduction to what we do every week. Feel free to share!



Boo! Halloween Bonus - Rose Wilder Lane

Sat, 31 Oct 2015 04:01:00 +0000

Exclusively at CraftLit (for one year only!) A Surprise Spooky Story from CraftLit, Harper Collins Publishers, and Rose Wilder Lane—"Faces at the Window". Find the book here: http://bit.ly/little-house-halloween (non-affiliate link) Download the episode: http://gum.co/lane-faces The Legal Bits: pages 115-26 from A Little House Sampler by Laura Ingalls Wilder & Rose Wilder Lane and Edited by William T. AndersonCopyright © 1988 by HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Used here by permission of HarperCollins Publishers. Audio available exclusively from CraftLit podcast October 21, 2015 – October 21, 2016. We would very much like to extend our thanks to the good people in the Harper Collins Publishers Permissions Department. They were good to us. Buy their books, please.   NOTICE: Even though this appears in a "Laura Ingalls Wilder book, it it still a spooky story. Listen all the way through before letting little ears listen in, please. No one wants to be up all night with nightmares...


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401: chapters 47-50 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +0000

- 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 kindly leave a rating, a review, and subscribe to the free podcast! 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 | You can ask your questions, make comments, and let us know what you do when you listen to CraftLit! Let your voice be heard.• Download the FREE CraftLit App for iOS or Android or Windows 8 smartphones and tablets (you can call or email feedback straight from within the app)• Call 206-350-1642• Email Heather@CraftLit.com• Use our SpeakPipe Page! Wear Your Love AS Your Sleeve! Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit* Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. | Premium Audio -- Surprise Short | This week — Tour Audio (finally) - All The Stories and Poems Want a button?  grab the code below \/  


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400th Episode Celebration!

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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: Jane Eyre —thank you, Tara! Most Likely to be Summed up as a GIF: Ruth Mean Girls GIF Meme —thank you, Lily! Most Interesting Book I Wouldn't Have Known About or Read Without CraftLit: Flatland —thank you, Krispian and Sue!   Bluebeard by Edna St Vincent Millay - Thank you Caroline! Thank you, Nancy! War and Peace -and Susan's Blog: With Needle and Stick   The books you heard:   The Count of Monte Cristo on Librivox, Audible, at Gutenberg (Thank you, Amy) The Kristin Lavransdatter books from Sigrid Undset The Dubliners at Gutenberg, and within that book you'll find "The Dead" - Thank you, Kathleen! A Ring of Endless Light at Goodreads, Thank you, Brenda! Last of the Mohicans at Gutenberg - Thank you, Jennifer! Connecticut Yankee Pride & Prejudice The Picture of Dorian Gray  Sense & Sensibility "The Yellow Wallpaper" North & South Gulliver's Travels   Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast CraftLit's Bleak House And finally Jennifer and I leave you with: Thank you to, Maya Kristin Lise Tara AnnT Tricia  Laura  Nancy Caroline Leanna  Jennifer - Hester's Hope Shawl  Tony of Libros Manos Libres podcast Susan Jennifer  Amy  Sue Kathleen  Carol W Jennifer Brenda  


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399: chapters 45-46 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 comments below, on a voicemail (206-350-1642), or email me. • FB PAGE vs FB GROUP • Knightshaze Gardens National Trust, Tiverton (link takes you to a Google page-o-pics) In London October 18, 2015? So am I!!! Come meet me and get a dose of Cognitive Anchoring! - Yarn in the City! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! More here - Cognitive Anchoring site Special 400th Episode Celebration!!! Join The Fun! Here's how It's coming sooner than you think! Email me or go here and see how to toss your hat in the ring, send your audio into the mix, but your mouth where your ears will be and be heard on CraftLit! CraftLit Episodes - Early Fall Schedule: • 399 — tentative release date Friday, September 25 • 400 — tentative release date Friday, October 2 | Book Talk - 16± minutes | • Tintern grounds and a bit of the story • The audiobook of Wolf Hall is second only to Bleak House (the Audible version read by a female/male duo), IMHO. • Austen's Henry VIII quote: *"The Crimes & Cruelties of [Henry VIII], were too numerous to be mentioned, (as this history I trust has fully shewn;) & nothing can be said in his vindication, but that his abolishing Religious Houses & leaving them to the ruinous depredations of time has been of infinite use to the landscape of England in general, which probably was a principal motive for his doing it, since otherwise why should a Man who was of no Religion himself be at so much trouble to abolish one which had for ages been established in the Kingdom." • Walden Witch House, (I remembered some of the story correctly.) | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | I’d love it if you wouldn't [...]


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398: chapters 42-44 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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! Presenting said talk! More here - Cognitive Anchoring site Special 400th Episode Celebration!!! Join The Fun! Here's how It's coming sooner than you think! Email me or go here and see how to toss your hat in the ring, send your audio into the mix, but your mouth where your ears will be and be heard on CraftLit! CraftLit Episodes - Early Fall Schedule: • 399 — tentative release date Friday, September 25 • 400 — tentative release date Friday, October 2 | Book Talk - 7± minutes | • Modern retelling of S&S " The Three Weisman's of Westport" (thank you, Lara) • Where they are: • Piquet–rules from the Bicycle card Company, so you know you can trust them • Cordials (not just likker) • A Rake's Progress • - CraftLit's new wiki site! and the helper video for how to add to it here | 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 [...]


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397: chapters 40-41 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 Cognitive Anchoring! - Yarn in the City! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! More here - Cognitive Anchoring site Special 400th Episode Celebration!!! Join The Fun! Here's how It's coming sooner than you think! Email me or go here and see how to toss your hat in the ring, send your audio into the mix, but your mouth where your ears will be and be heard on CraftLit! CraftLit Episodes - Early Fall Schedule: • 398 — tentative release date Friday, September 18 • 399 — tentative release date Friday, September 25 • 400 — tentative release date Friday, October 2 | Book Talk - 6 minutes | It's a lite episode this week on the book-talk front. CraftLit's new wiki site! and the helper video for how to add to it here | 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 [...]


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396: chapters 38-39 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 Get Your Bleak Bundle #1 Voice Pro app for recording audio iOS only. If you have a particularly good Android recorder, please add it to the comments for everyone to see! Pixel Squares - what is and patterns Yarn in the City! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! More here Cognitive Anchoring site NOT your normal corset: and a post on the importance of metal boning and an article with comments that are at least as enlightening if not moreso. Then there's this truly fascinating Pinterest page on underthings 1865–1889. And my fave pic so far: And our video of listeners listening (you can still send in pix - I'll add - I have a couple of new ones to add on deck now that I'm thinking about it...): Special 400th Episode Celebration!!! Join The Fun! Here's how It's coming sooner than you think! Email me or go here and see how to toss your hat in the ring, send your audio into the mix, but your mouth where your ears will be and be heard on CraftLit! CraftLit Episodes End of Summer Update: • 396 — will go live on Friday, August 28 Will go live as soon as I can get the computer working, again... • 397 — tentative release date Friday, September 11 • 398 — tentative release date Friday, September 18 • 399 — tentative release date Friday, September 25 • 400 — tentative release date Friday, October 2 | Book Talk - 10 minutes | CraftLit's new wiki site! and the helper video for how to add to it here | SPREAD THE CLASSICS | I’d love it if you wouldn't mind sharing #CraftLit with your Twitter follow[...]


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395: chapters 35-37 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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) Have more mill ideas? Email me! Yarn in the City! Cognitive Anchoring! Me! London! Presenting said talk! More here —27:20 Cognitive Anchoring site—27:30 And our video of listeners listening (you can still send in pix - I'll add - I have a couple of new ones to add on deck now that I'm thinking about it...): Special 400th episode—Join in the Fun!!! It's coming sooner than you think!  Go here and see how to toss your hat in the ring, send your audio into the mix, but your mouth where your ears will be and be heard on CraftLit! Sign up for the Newsletter Here. | Book Talk - 8 minutes | Beaux Arts style—11:00 New Hope Library's capital campaign —12:00 My Tristram! // View original instagram or visit INK361 Julie's treatise on podcasts vs pro-casts (very nicely done, if I do say so myself!) and her podcast site that has the list of podcasts down the side: Forgotten Classics CraftLit's new wiki site! and the helper video for how to add to it here More Grammar Humor - song! video! fun! Tripod's sings Kempt | 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 [...]


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394: chapters 33-34 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 SCULPTOR—8:10 Mei's link to the Dickens' article —10:48 Christmas Island location —11:25 Blue Man Group playing the pipes!—14:20 And our video of listeners listening (you can still send in pix - I'll add - I have a couple of new ones to add on deck now that I'm thinking about it...): Special 400th episode ideas?** It's coming sooner than you think! Email me or go here and vote (or add your own idea) | Book Talk - 15 minutes | Bill Bryson's book on rooms (Thank you Jeanne — and Sandy)—15:40 Julie's treatise on podcasts vs pro-casts (very nicely done, if I do say so myself!)—16:55 NOT TWAIN! Minus ten points for Ravenclaw I mean Heather. "Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine" comes from Irwin Edman (1896–1954), philosophy prof etc etc. —23:15 Calling cards Bespoke couture at One Girl Circus —28:30 Hand-held fire screens are often mis-identified as fans (especially on Pinterest), here's one that's embroidered—28:45 & 1:12:00 and a painted one! And, just because I stumbled on this,A story about Jane Austen and her (ring's) connection to Kelly Clarkson—1:02:02 CraftLit's new wiki site! and the helper video for how to add to it here —1:15:45 Fiction (ish) podcast The Lost Cat and Slumberland —1:20:20 | 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 [...]


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393: chapters 31-32 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 missing audio from today's episode? Please use the form at the bottom of the shownotes. One Stop Shopping! | Crafty | Jon Scholes! On a radio soap! Listen to him on Station Road!Find out when to listen here, (East Coast time is 11:30am Saturday, July 25th) the Countdown, and the link to listen is here. The first episode itself with be broadcast on Saturday the 25th of July as part of the 4:30pm programme, which will involve some chatting with some cast and writers, maybe me if they pick me. The time for the episode specifically will be 4:45pm. Episode 1 will be repeated as part of Monday's drive time at 5:30pm on the 27th Episode 2 will be part of Wednesday's drive time at 5:30pm on the 29th Episode 3 will be part of Friday's drive time at 5:30pm on the 31st and so on, Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays. LEAR! On CHOP BARD! (3:50) (5:29) goofy Axis of Awesome Four Chord Video playlist (some patter/songs are not for little ears) the four chords, BTW are: C G Am F or G D Em C or D, A, Bm, G (depending on your key)per The Book Incarnate  Root chord, the 5 chord, the 6 chord, and the 4 chord of the major scale or major progression. (Major root chord, major chord on the 5th note, minor chord on the 6th note, and major chord on the 4th note.) Root chord, the 6 chord, the 3 chord, and the 7 chord of the minor scale or minor progression. (Minor root chord, major chord on the 6th note, major chord on the 3rd note, and major chord on the 7th note.)(and I particularly liked this one and th[...]


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392: chapters 29-30 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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+++ fascinating imagining of a day in the life of Emily Brontë (Jane Austen's wouldn't have been much different) and a page of her general hacks for making period clothing/costumes - helllooooooo Halloween!, Victorian costumes, and a brilliant hack for making a Regency dress from a Sari(!). (She also has a surprising article on the 'hidden horrors' of authentic German uniforms for WWII re-enactors - read carefully as she does warn you when you're about to hit some disturbing photos and information towards the last third). And our video of listeners listening (you can still send in pix - I'll add!):   Special 400th episode ideas?** Email me or go here and vote (or add your own idea) Teacher/Homeschooler book request form | Book Talk - 07:00 | Mrs Jennings' likely rug work: everything you may ever want to know about rug work in the 19th C. and a glossary A Chariot .A Pretty Yew (English Cedar): Olives, sweetmeats, dried cherries—basically, everything you ever wanted to know about preserves in the 19th C. Lise of Knitting Rose Yarns & Podcast connects vocabulary in Sense & Sensibility to HoneyBadger (the video is NOT for children or anyone who is offended by language. It is also not for people with limited senses of humor... or people with excellent senses of humor but who have bladder control challenges. Consider yourself warned). | HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you're on Twitter, I’d love it if you could please share CraftLit with your Twitter[...]


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391: chapters 27-28 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 these books matters * The 5 Science Facts article * Pixel art (per Tara) * Smashbooks (per Tara) * Udon (per Tara - giggle)* How to Drink Tea (or... another way to drink tea)* Be a reader for CraftLit! Send us your info via this link.* The transcription service* Thank you to Lauren (our math listener), Sarah (our secretly someday-crafty listener), Tara (our superfan), Kathy (who knows her tea), Kaet (who asks the right Brandon-ish questions), JannaLee (who understands the Dorian thing), and Ann (for her P&P video recommendation) for your voicemails! * And our video of listeners listening (you can still send in pix - I'll add!): VIDEO UPLOADING as you read... Special 400th episode ideas? Email me or go here and vote (or add your own idea) Teacher/Homeschooler book request form | Book Talk - 19:45 | Mark Twain's Roughing It and the riding-on-the-mail section What Jane Austen Ate... The City (da da da DUM...) Sideboard Collation Lavender Water (what is) and recipe. (If you have a better recipe, please add the link in the comments or post it at Patreon.com/craftlit for this episode!) Hart's Horn (what is) and use for baking HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! I’d love it if you could please share #CraftLit with your Twitter followers. Click here to post a tweet! If you dug this episode head on over to iTunes and kindly leave a rating, a review—and, of course, don't forget to subscribe to the free podcast! Ways to subscribe to CraftLi[...]


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390: chapters 25-26 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 you Shannon. From the CraftLit Group on Facebook: 25 of Oscar Wilde's Wittiest Quotes —Thank you Rita Podcasts as Classroom Finals —thank you Jeniffer —thank you AT Kathi says In Our Time seems to be listening to CraftLit Finding out if Elizabeth Gaskell's books helped to make this happen for Kathi Medieval Women's Manners site —thank you Char 'Fiona' Chicks in Charge in the early 1800s —thank you Dixie More fodder for Cognitive Anchoring —thank you Leanna A new podcaster with an important first podcast —thank you Harriet And finally, from Maia From whence we got Thing 2's Mermaid tail and the Fin Fun site (with videos) Michelle's "moon" section from Herland, chapter 4: We reconnoitered as widely as we could in the failing moonlight-- moons are of a painfully unreliable nature; but the growing dawn showed us the familiar shape, shrouded in some heavy cloth like canvas, and no slightest sign of any watchman near. We decided to make a quick dash as soon as the light was strong enough for accurate work. Here are pics from Ann2step about her lampwork bead-making fun: Special 400th episode ideas? Email me or go here and vote (or add your own idea) Hangouts *The Canterville/Dorian/Jekyll* conversation - Complete epic fail. Email if you want to hangout and I'll find a time that works for all of us wh[...]


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389: chapters 23-24 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 schedule a day, one trick to lesson the email morass, another email trick, my new fave helper Nozbe(which is free for teachers and professors!), and my fave keep-track-of-what-I-need-to-read app Instapaper—which lets me export to Kindle. (Note: not all apps are free.) Barbara's new podcast How You Can Save the World's website, iTunes link Special episode ideas?** Email me or go here and vote (or add your own idea) Hangouts The Canterville/Dorian/Jekyll conversation - June 20 - 4pm Eastern - the Link will be sent to you in a Premium Newsletter. Homeschooler book request form | Book Talk - 08:05 | National Domestic Violence Hotline resource page Casino: video how, written how to Quilling: video how to, [written how to](quilling tutorial for beginners) Quilling - The Art of Paper Filigree video Tallow Candles: Tallow, tallow candles, how to Wax/Spermaceti Candles: the oil and where it comes from, how they made them—during the US Colonial times, anyway Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit* Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. Premium Audio -- Back to the Future (by way of the distant past) It'll all make sense shortly. Want a button? grab the code below \/


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388: chapters 21-22 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 versions here Special episode ideas?** Email me Hangouts The Canterville/Dorian/Jekyll conversation - June 20 - 2pm Eastern - the Link will be sent to you in a Premium Newsletter. Premium Patreon Patron - only hangout - Wednesday, June 10 - If you've pledged at or above the hangout amount, the link awaits you on the Patreon feed. Homeschooler book request form | Book Talk - 01:30 | and that's it, folks! Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit* Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. Premium Audio -- Expanded Reboot of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Jekyll Premium Audio covers chapter 10 —THE END— of our remastered The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this week. Episode Sponsors Want a button? grab the code below \/


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387: chapters 19-20 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 you — Send more! Meg North and her Brontë-esque / Austen-esque novels Sorry about last week's episode cutting out issue - grrrrr. Shout out to Knotty Girls Podcast - episode: Knit Culture (35:03) And, duh, here's the link to me on the WEBS Podcast (love them!) Know BJ? Wanna introduce me to him? He's reading Elizabeth von Armin (another possible future CraftLit author?). Harrison is currently reading "The Enchanted April" on The Classic Tales Podcast. Librivox has six of her novels for download. Fave quote: Von Armin's 1921 novel, Vera, a dark tragi-comedy drawing on her disastrous marriage to Earl Russell, was her most critically acclaimed work. It was described by John Middleton Murray as 'Wuthering Heights by Jane Austen'. Facebook one page, and group page. Join us if you've added your name to the list of the doomed on Facebook. Want to be a reader? Fill out this brief form so I have All The Info in one place. My Clammr feed Parviz's Clammr feed The Hat Pic | Book Talk - 30:00 | Columella   Premium Audio -- Expanded Reboot of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Premium Audio covers chapter 8 of our remastered The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this week.  


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386: chapters 17-18 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 22 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 chop up the young leaves in salad), france_normandy Fiskars Uproot Weed and Root Remover. And this book was recommended last year...   Here's me, listening. How about you? You can send your gardening tips AND listening pictures in via Twitter (to @MamaO), tag on Twitter or on Instagram with #CraftLitListener (or tag me on IG as @hordover) or send a Pin on Pinterest (1-206-350-1642 - and, um... any chicken tips? And then Lori phoned in this info: Crochet Knights pattern from Lucy Ravenscar (and Ninjas! and Gnomes!!!) and Princesses from Tarkheena Crafts. My Trivet (with awesome wooden buddies!) My Knights Food Non Fiction podcast host did up a logo for me. (She's very sweet) Brand Bear Food NonFiction My Clammr Twelfth Night IN THE CAN! plus FULL CAST READING! Luddites | Book Talk - 11:25 | Bookseller stalls under waterloo bridge Be a CraftLit Reader Review CraftLit at iTunes Join us over on Patreon Blaise Castle: Then: Now: Mysteries of Udolpho And here are the eversomuch fun sorcery books: Book the First Book the Second Book The Third These were painted with a Claude Glass Tinterm By Turner (1794) Victorian Claude Glass CLAUDE GLASS TINTERN Tintern Live[...]


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385 - chapters 15 - 16 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 15 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 will be posted soon! | Book Talk — 05:50 | Reminder of Deb's Chart: (Book and Whispersync of this one-->) Fanny Burney's books and the (sadly short lived) BBC Radio 4 spot Be a CraftLit Reader Review CraftLit at iTunes Join us over on Patreon Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. Premium Audio — Expanded Reboot of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Premium Audio covers chapters 4–5 of our remastered The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a button? grab the code:   


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384 - chapters 13 - 14 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 08 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 | Reminder of Deb's Chart: Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. Only a couple of seats left for this Fall's tour to the Lake District! Call now to reserve your space! (Deposits are fully refundable through June—just in case you wondered...) Airfare is included in the price! Premium Audio — Expanded Reboot of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Premium Audio covers chapters 4–5 of our remastered The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a button? grab the code:   


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383 - chapters 11 - 12 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 01 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 Gaskell Miniature pic Pocket Books Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. Only a couple of seats left for this Fall's tour to the Lake District! Call now to reserve your space! (Deposits are fully refundable through June—just in case you wondered...) Airfare is included in the price! Also Included: All surcharges, fees, airport & departure taxes (at least $660 per person) Our Tour Director—Dianne! Our British Blue Badge Guide—Peter! motorcoach (and professional driver—ours was a lot of fun in 2010) all accommodations, baggage handling at hotels PLUS a $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour. Included food will be: 11 Excellent Meals Featuring: Daily breakfast a Full traditional English Afternoon Tea (hellloooo clotted cream and lemon curd!) Medieval Dinner at Barley Hall (really cool history!) Holiday Vacations farewell dinner And the tour-ish-ness: Attractions & Highlights Guided tour of Quarry Bank Mill Cruise on Lake Windermere Ruskin’s Brantwood Beatrix Potter’s Hilltop Farm Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage Wensleydale Creamery Quilt Museum & Gallery Walking tour of York York Minster [...]


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382 - chapters 9-10 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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, please head over to Patreon The matching fund is good through the 30th (and a huge help!) Book Talk - 9:52 Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit Create a unique custom *PLSBSt-shirt online at Zazzle. Thank you so much to Caroline, Tricia, Krispian, Aaron, Greg, Carol, Jean, Elizabeth, and everyone who has hung around listening to and loving classic lit with me! Premium Audio — Reboot of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Premium Audio covers the first chunk of our remastered The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a button? grab the code:   


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381 - chapters 7-8 - Sense and Sensibility

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 I'll get someone to read it for you and, likewise, send an email if you would like to read a letter for me to play. | Order of Operations | Dragon Box2- amazing algebra app—video above—on iOS and Android devices (and now with geometry!). - 3:50 Abraham's Tent - Welcoming the Stranger - 9:11 Nifty Yarn Donation Contest - Send unique yarn! Post an image of your yarn donation on the Prize Thread in the Abraham’s Tent Group on Ravelry.com. See Ravelry for details of prizes. When: February 14 – April 30, 2015 What: Yarn - minimum of 42” lengths of yarn - any gauge, any color, non traditional materials accepted. Please include your name, email address and your family’s country of origin. $1.00 bill or check made to Welcoming the Stranger Fund a 501 (c)(3). Funds will used to defray costs of processing yarn and name tags. Mail to: Welcoming the Stranger Art, PO Box 10419, Portland, Maine 04104 Additional community based events are scheduled during the exhibit: September 3 – October 25, 2015. For additional information contact us at: welcomingthestrangerart@gmail.com OR www.thestonepath.wordpress.com Check in on the Patreon Activity F[...]


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380 - chapters 5–6 - Sense & Sensibility

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 not want to hear your own voice on the podcast, send an email and I'll read it. CraftLit apps for iOS • Android • Windows 8 - 2:00 PLSBS shirts for CraftLit and for Fill-in-the-Blank Template - 4:40 Tour information for October 2015 - 7:40 Ruskin quotes NYS insanity blog post and original WP article - 10:09 Knitting Kris - Krispian's new podcast - 2:00 Book Talk - 14:00 Dixie on Tempered Steel - 14:45 Devonshire  PianoForte Podcast Listener Since Before Serial by CraftLit Create a unique custom t-shirt design online at Zazzle. Premium Audio — The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 18 (1881) of The Picture of Dorian Gray this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a button? grab the code:   


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379 - chapters 3–4 - Sense & Sensibility

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 Penelope Wilton Barouche ignominious approbation Medieval Humours Christian Humanist Podcast: Ghostbusters William Cowper   Premium Audio — The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 17 (1881) of The Picture of Dorian Gray this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a button? grab the code:   < --listen or download-->


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378 - Chapters 1–2 - Start of Sense & Sensibility

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000

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 of Dorian Gray) or Premium Download-only Audio - 3:11 Thank you to Herland Hangout-ers - 3:33 Welcome Maia - our awesome S&S reader! - 4:19 Subbable is now Patreon (easy conversion process for Subbable supporters! Go to Subbable.com and follow the steps. All your info (except your bank) will be migrated for you!) - 4:35 The new—THIRD—What Would Madame Defarge Knit? book is out: Defarge Does Shakespeare. Such gorgeous patterns and such lovely stories of inspiration and the Bard, not to mention art from the incomparable Shannon Sneedse. - 7:00 Book Talk officially begins - 8:43 Book chapter audio - 26:05 Post-chapter chat - 46:05   Premium Audio — The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 16 (1881) of The Picture of Dorian Gray this week. Episode Sponsors   Want a button? grab the code:   < --listen or download-->


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Post-Herland Bonus — CraftLit: Audiobooks with Benefits for Busy People

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000

  | 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 —>The "I like to keep up with General CraftLit News" newsletter (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send info out) The "I'm interested in the CraftLit Tour!" newsletter (you'll only hear from us when there's a trip to go on) The "Can you please explain podcasts and subscriptions and what-have-you" newsletter Our Giveaway for March is Rachael Heron's latest Splinters of Light! In March we'll have another raffle. | BOOK TALK | whole darn thing | Post-Book Our Next book: The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 14 (1881) of The Picture of Dorian Gray this week. Episode Sponsors Want a button? grab the code below \/


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377 - Chapter 12 - End of Herland

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000

  | 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 up for the General CraftLit Newsletter to find out about all the fun bits we're planning between now and our next book! Newsletter Links The "I like to keep up with General CraftLit News" newsletter (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send info out) The "I'm interested in the CraftLit Tour!" newsletter (you'll only hear from us when there's a trip to go on) The "Can you please explain podcasts and subscriptions and what-have-you" newsletter Our Giveaway for January was Hunter Hammersen's Curls book! In March we'll have another raffle. | BOOK TALK | 5:50 min | Chapter 12 - End of Book Our Next book: Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon and her link on Gutenberg Sir Almroth Wright and his link on Gutenberg (what a joy he is!) Radclyffe Hall and The Well of Lonliness Sign up for the General CraftLit Newsletter to find out about all the fun bits we're planning between now and our next book! The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 12 (1881) of The Picture of Do[...]


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376 - Chapter 11 - Herland

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000

  | 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 (apparently out of print) book Mollie recommended: Benzie Design Wool Felt on Etsy Holdover links: Pinterest board of the 2010 tour Pinterest board for upcoming 2015 tour 2015 CraftLit UK Tour Brochure CraftLit's response to the Serial hoo-hah Newsletter Links The "I like to keep up with general CraftLit news" newsletter (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send info out) The "I'm interested in the CraftLit Tour!" newsletter (you'll only hear from us when there's a trip to go on) The "Can you please explain podcasts and subscriptions and what-have-you" newsletter Our Giveaway for January was Hunter Hammersen's Curls book! In March we'll have another raffle. | BOOK TALK | 17:00 min | Chapter 11 Our Next book: Wensleydale Creamery and the Wallace and Gromit connection, (and more places the cheese has shown up). Terry's Song - Oy! The Picture of Dorian Gray Premium Audio covers chapter 11 (1881) of The Picture of Dorian Gray this week. | [...]


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375b - Chapter 10 - Herland

Sat, 14 Feb 2015 04:30:00 +0000

Ferris Joss Instagram answers The other Movie Zeitgeist Emma Watson HeForShe


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375 - Chapter 10 - Herland

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000

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: Scroll down on this page for Jean’s “Better Built” Lap Frame, spiral bound book, and Aunt Becky (plus a secondary source for the Aunt Becky. Thimble Fitting guidelines for the Needleart Guild (Raised Edge) Thimble, and another place to get the same thimble, and another place to get the same thimble, and one last place to get them. My first attempt with Jean Brown's technique: The horizontal seam is 1". Robin Lakoff The Laura Ingalls Wilder Google Doodle The Outcast episode of Star Trek Next Generation information. Don’t give out goody bags while flying with a baby. The iPad Escher-like game is called Monument Valley, and it’s linked here with four other games that are similarly cool. Holdover links: Pinterest board of the 2010 tour Pinterest board for upcoming 2015 tour 2015 CraftLit UK Tour Brochure CraftLit's response to the Serial hoo-hah Newsletter Links The "I like to keep up with general CraftLit new[...]


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374 - Chapter 9 - Herland

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000

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, speaking is a craft I guess... so ... Pinterest board of the 2010 tour Pinterest board for upcoming 2015 tour 2015 CraftLit UK Tour Brochure CraftLit's response to the Serial hoo-hah NY Times Article about learning to love criticism This American Life's (awesome) episode 545 Act 1 Act 2 Act 3 The music that may have been the start of me working to lower my voice THE DREADED VOCAL FRY Belfast Telegraph article on women lowering their voices (and another article on the same) Kimberly's Thatcher video Competence and Incompetence The BBC's Wolf Hall and the US showing (a trailer plus some architectural eye-candy from the making-of) The still-here Demographic survey Newsletter Links The "I like to keep up with general CraftLit news" newsletter (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send info out) The "I'm interested in the CraftLit Tour!" newsletter (you'll only he[...]


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373 - Chapter 8 - Herland

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:00:00 +0000

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 history here, and an actual antique Penny Rug here and here. Tutorials for Penny Rugs: How to stack and stitch the circles and a video version; blanket stitch tutorial - plus tutorial on how to cut and what to cut with and also how to make circles from the felted wool and how to full/felt upcycled wool here. AnneLena's Husband's GoFundMe site The family in easier days: The Demographic survey Newsletter Links The "I like to keep up with general CraftLit news" newsletter (just one at start of the month—or if there's some wacky audio emergency I'll send info out) The "I'm interested in the CraftLit Tour!" newsletter (you'll only hear from us when there's a trip to go on) The "Can you please explain podcasts and subscriptions and what-have-you" newsletter Our Giveaway is Hunter Hammersen's Curls book Yummy Wonderfulness. Have a look! | BOOK TALK | 15:10 min | A Huguenot in luuuuv[...]


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CraftLit Bonus - Theater of War - 372b

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:00:00 +0000

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.


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