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Crafty Audiobook Review: Crewel World: A Needlecraft Mystery, Book 1

Crafty Audiobook Review: Crewel World: A Needlecraft Mystery, Book 1

Need a go-to crafty audiobook series for when you have a REALLY big craft project ahead of you? With 19 books (and counting), and all of them available as audiobooks, Monica Ferris’ A Needlecraft Mystery cozy mystery series might be just what you’re looking for. I’ve already read every single one of them, but they’re …

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Crafty Audiobook Review: Needled to Death: A Knitting Mystery, Book 2

Crafty Audiobook Review: Needled to Death: A Knitting Mystery, Book 2 | Red-Handled Scissors

Lately, it seems like a bunch of new crafting-related cozies are popping up in Audible, filling out some holes in series that were previously pretty hit-or-miss availability-wise. Which is great for those of us who’ve been left hanging mid-story. Alas, it isn’t great for reviewing books in order. So, while I will almost certainly return …

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Crafty Audiobook Review: Yarn to Go: A Yarn Retreat Mystery, Book 1

Crafty Audiobook Review: Yarn to Go: A Yarn Retreat Mystery, Book 1 | Red-Handled Scissors

I listen to a LOT of audiobooks while I’m crafting. Like, a lot a lot, since I work from home and I’m a professional maker. I listen to so many that I actually sometimes feel kind of guilty for taking such frequent advantage of the New York Public Library’s digital assets. (I grew up in …

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Knitting Necessities: Cast On, Bind Off Book Review

Knitting Necessities: Cast On, Bind Off Book Review | Red-Handled Scissors

When I first started knitting, I made an embarrassingly large number of hats (and mittens and cowls) that I couldn’t even wear when they were finished because the openings didn’t stretch wide enough for me to actually put them on. For a while, I was convinced that I was an utter failure at knitting, because, …

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