Red Queen is a fantasy/dystopian book written by Victoria Aveyard. I’ve wanted to read this book since I first heard about it in 2014 and this autumn I found it in our local book store in paperback. During 2015 it has gotten a lot of praise and Victoria Aveyard was voted Best Debut Author 2015 on goodreads.… Continue reading Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
For Christmas my mother bought me these wonderful braids of wool. When you unravel the braid you use the wool for spinning you own yarn. These three lovely braids is bought from Forsbacka ull. My first drop spindle and the first wool braid I ever bought was from Forsbacka ull, and I’m so glad for… Continue reading Wool to spin
In my previous post “Vacation reading” I presented seven books I brought with me on my vacation. Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch is one of the four books I finished during the vacation. I must say I didn’t realize how tricky it is to read an e-book in such a sunny climate (but perfect… Continue reading Snow Like Ashes
For Christmas I received the yarn and needles shown in the image above from my dear Cheryl. These aren’t any regular needles and yarn, these are giant size. The yarn came in two large balls. One ball is about the size of my head! The needles are giant as well, 130 mm in circumference with a… Continue reading Orange blanket with giant needles
An Ember in Ashes by Sabaa Tahir has been translated into Swedish and was published by B.Wahlströms with the title “Askfödd” in the end of December 2015. I was lucky to get a review copy of this book and I’ll participate in a blog tour with other Swedish bloggers where we’ll post our reviews. I… Continue reading Askfödd – An Ember in the Ashes – Blog tour
It seems my family knows what I like. For Christmas I received these lovely wooly gifts that ensures a crafty 2016. Thank you so much! Sticka sjalar, halsdukar och lite till by Erika Åberg is a lovely book with patterns that I know I will definitly try this year. Lovely scarf variations and patterns I… Continue reading Wooly gifts
For 2015 I decided to challenge myself by setting a goal for myself on how many books I would read during the year. In 2014 I read somewhere above 30 books and so I set my goal to 30 for 2015. It was a number I knew was reachable and I feel that’s important when… Continue reading What did I read 2015?