Bibliophile · Knitting · KnittingSpring

Episode 19 – rather chatty




October 21, 2018


I am cheekiemunkie on Ravelry

cheekiemunkie1 on Instagram

Tonya on Goodreads

You can find the podcast on youtube –  knitting spring

The Knitting


  • Move Sweater by Ankestrick
    • Yarn: Miss Babs Yowza – Zombie Prom
    • Needles: US 4 (3.5mm)
    • US 7 (4.5mm)
  • Gray Hermione’s Everyday Socks
    • Yarn: Lolo Did It
      • Everyday Sock
      • Coal Miner’s Daughter
    • Needles US 1 (2.25mm) – for the top of sock
      • US 0 (2.0mm) – for the sole of sock
    • My Vanilla Sock Recipe for Gifts

Wildes Mer Shawl by Kristin Leher – see my project page on Ravelry for more information


  • Park Slope Sweater (Tee) by Layra Aylor
    • Yarn: Duck Duck Wool
      • 80/20 Merino Silk Fingering
      • Color: After Party
    • Needles: US 3 (3.25mm)
      • US 2 (2.75mm)
  • Exploration Station Shawl by Stephen West
    • Yarn:
    • A Homespun House Olsen (club colorway)
      • Xenophilius Explains the Deathly Hallows
    • Hedgehog Fibres Skinny singles – Budgie
    • Lolo Did It – Plush Sock – I Heart Daryl
    • Madelintosh Euro Sock – Joshua tree
    • Needles: US 6 (4.0mm)
  • Vanilla Socks
    • Yarn: Plymouth Yarns – Neon
    • Needles US 1 (2.25mm) – for the top of sock
      • US 0 (2.0mm) – for the sole of sock
    • I use a Turkish cast-on


Really Enjoyed in October

The Quiet Game by Greg Iles  StarRatings-5

Tyrannosaur Canyon by Douglas Preston  StarRatings-5

Kraken Project by Douglas Preston  StarRatings-5

Knitlandia – Clara Parks StarRatings-5

Immortal Guardians Series  StarRatings-4


Tangerine  StarRatings-1

Circe  StarRatings-2

Rating System

5 Stars – Loved it

4 Stars – Really liked it

3 Stars – Liked it

2 Stars – It was ok

1 Star – Didn’t like it

Additional Books read in October — as of 21 October
(listed from most recently read ) – unless otherwise noted borrowed from the NYPL

Nemesis by Brendan Reichs

A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny

If I Run by Terry Blackstock

Impact by Douglas Preston

The Outcast Dead by Elly Griffiths – Audible

Blasphemy by Douglas Preston

The Dry by Jan Harper

The Escape Artist by Brad Metzler

In Prior’s Wood by GM Malliet

After Recording on 21 October

I am Not a Serial Killer

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

He Said/She Said

Edge of Hunger – Audible Romance Package – did not like don’t recommend



Prime TV Series

Jack Ryan – way better than expected…really enjoyed it

Goliath  – Season One excellent , Season Two unnerving, Will watch season

History of Magic Exhibit at the New York Historical Society

New York Times article

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