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 current book's yarn that is going out is The Secret History of Witches. If you wish to purchase a past month's yarn, please visit their own listings.
The dates for the 2021 club will be: May 20, June 17, July 22, August 19, September 23, October 21, November 18, and December 16.
The June Book is The Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan
Synopsis: A sweeping historical saga that traces five generations of fiercely powerful mother and daughters - witches whose magical inheritance is both a dangerous threat and an extraordinary gift. Brittany, 1821. When Grand-mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, the magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchieres fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep it hidden. But when World War II looms on the horizon, magic is needed more urgently than ever - not for simple potions or visions, but to change the entire course of history.
The July book will be The Witches of Willow Cove by Josh Roberts
Synopsis: It’s not easy being a teenage witch. Seventh grader Abby Shepherd is just getting the hang of it when weird stuff starts happening all around her hometown of Willow Cove. Green slime bubbling to life in science class. Giant snakes slithering around the middle school gym. Her best friend suddenly keeping secrets and telling lies. Things only begin to make sense when a stranger named Miss Winters reveals that Abby isn’t the only young witch in town—and that Willow Cove is home to a secret past that connects them all. Miss Winters, herself a witch, even offers to teach Abby and the others everything she knows about witchcraft. But as Abby learns more about Miss Winters’ past, she begins to suspect her new mentor is keeping secrets of her own. Can Abby trust her, or does Miss Winters have something wicked planned for the young witches of Willow Cove?
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Past Stitch and Witch book selection yarns can be found here:
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.