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Valentina Cano
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Valentina Cano, author
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I’ve been stocking up my Etsy shop with new handknitted and handwoven items. I adore making hats and beanies and this is my latest one. Perfect for a child, featuring a baroque colorwork patterns that I created and is wholly unique. Lots and lots of…
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I’ve recently gotten back into knitting. It’s been a while. Weaving and embroidery have taken up a lot of my time lately, and I haven’t had the opportunity to use my knitting needles until now. And with good reason. My sister is London, studying at the…
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This tiny canvas just ached for a bit of florals. My own kind of cherry blossom, I suppose. The flowers were done with French knots while the branches are Mountmellick stitches. Here you have the needle for size reference.
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Blog has Moved!
Hi, everyone! It's been a while, I know. I've decided to move this blog to site hosted by Wordpress, so if you are so inclined, please follow me at https://carabosseslibrary.wordpress.com/ Looking forward to seeing some of you there!
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Another tartan scarf in the hands of its new owner. This one is also done in the traditional 2/16 wool, using the traditional ends per inch. The counting for this one was a bit loopy, since it had an odd number of green threads halfway down the pattern,…
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Apocalypse All the Time by David S. Atkinson
  What would happen if there was an apocalypse almost
every other day? We would become used to it and even become bored with our
constant doom-and-gloom life. That is the premise of this unique novel that
creates a dystopian world that still does not feel a...
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The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
I'm a bit conflicted in how I feel about this book. The starkness of the landscape in which it takes place and the grittiness of it appeals to me very much. I love a strong heroine, which Elka is, and I liked the writing style. The plot lines, however, get ...
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Bradstreet Gate by Robin Kirman
It’s hard to avoid comparisons with Tartt’s The Secret History. Both
novels take place in Ivy League schools and both involve a murder that
upends the main characters’ lives. this story, however, does have a
different way of tackling at the event, with t...
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The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Before the nightmare,
Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary life. But when splintering,
blood-soaked images start haunting her thoughts, Yeong-hye decides to
purge her mind and renounce eating meat. In a country where societal
mores are strictly o...
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