Do you love to read? Do you love to read books about witches? Do you like to get together with other fiber artists and talk about books? Do you love yarn? Well, this is the book club for you! Each month we will get together on the Thursday closest to the change of the zodiac to discuss a book that features witches! Plus, we will have a yarn available each month that corresponds to that book. What could be better? As a bonus you can even choose the base you want for your yarn! You can buy it monthly, or save 5% and subscribe with automatic renewals. Check back each month to find out what book we are going to read next as well as what yarn we are going to feature. Each book discussion will be held in a Zoom session (link to be announced later) beginning at 7:30pm and lasting for about an hour each time. Be sure to bring your tea and fiber work as we chat about our favorite characters.
Deadlines for the current month's yarn will be the 15th of each month. All orders placed after the 15th will be held until the following month. The July book's yarn that is going out is The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts. If you wish to purchase a past month's yarn, please visit their own listings.
The dates for the 2021 club will be: August 19, September 23, October 21, November 18, and December 16.
The Zoom meeting will be held at this URL through our October meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJIkcuqrqD0uH9dxD0SZeocq4OHQ6oCXTJts/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCupz4pGdKTtByERowAHY_4b-nwpiFbgvpZhDu1MBpWbQDnYs1qA-RwM-Dk
Passcode: 969 5336 6453
The November book will be Hex Wives by Writer Ben Blacker and Artist Mirka Andolfo
Synopsis: The war went on for centuries--on one side, a coven of perpetually reincarnating witches, dedicated to cultivating their otherworldly abilities and guarding their independence; on the other, an all-male conspiracy of witch hunters known as the Architects, determined to put an end to the power of their nigh-immortal adversaries for good. Neither could land a decisive blow and the result was stalemate. Until 2005, when everything changed. Now, coven leader Isadora is a happy wife with a happy life in a cozy, quiet cul-de-sac in the town of Desert Canyon. She has no recollection of her many past lives; no memory of her membership in an ancient order of necromancers; no reminders of the endless war it waged; and no idea of the power that she and the other housewives of Desert Canyon possess. But you can't keep a good witch down--and these ladies are the best. Once they find out the truth about their white-picket prison, the men that they thought they knew are going to have hell to pay.
Please support your local bookstores.
Past Stitch and Witch book selection yarns can be found here:
Practical Magic (May, 2021)
A Secret History of Witches (June, 2021)
The Witches of Willow Cove (July, 2021)
For the Wolf (August, 2021)
The Midnight Witch (September, 2021)
Equal Rites (October, 2021)
About our bases:
Magic: 2 ply Fingering (sock weight) 80% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon, 100g, 400 yards
Charmed: 4 ply DK 100% Superwash Merino, 100g, 231 yards
Alchemy: 2 ply Fingering (sock weight) 80% Superwash Merino/10%Cashmere/10% Nylon, 100g, 425 yards
Glamour: 2 ply Fingering (sock weight) 75% Superwash Merino/20% Nylon/5% Silver Stellina, 100g, 438 yards
Incantation: 4-ply fingering (sock weight ) 60% Merino, 20% Alpaca, and 20% Nylon, 437 yards for 100g
Note: While the mill states that some bases are machine washable superwash yarn, this is a hand dyed product. The dye was completely exhausted and the water ran clear in the rinse process, however, some bleeding may occur with different detergents and water quality. We highly recommend hand washing using a wool safe wash such as Soak and drying flat or line drying.
When quantities are out of stock, they will be dyed to order and shipping may take 3-14 days.
Some of our photos may show more than one skein, the price listed is for only one skein.
All attempts are made to show our yarns in as close to their actual colors as possible. Colors may vary depending on monitors and lighting. Some yarns (such as those on Mohair) will come out muted and speckles will be more of a watercolor effect or have a sheen due to their fiber content.