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message 1: by D.A.-It's a copyright • Not your right to copy. (last edited May 06, 2012 02:35PM) (new)

D.A.-It's a copyright • Not your right to copy. (Mourning-book-catalog) Anyone reading some of the series that combine crafting and fiction? There are a lot of series out there. If you want to start a discussion, let me or Susan know and we'll create a discussion folder and mark your book as one group is currently reading.

Notably Crewel World (A Needlecraft Mystery, #1) by Monica Ferris, The Shop on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #1 ) by Debbie Macomber and I know I found several mystery/crime-series that talked about knitting/knitters, etc. Feel free to discuss here and add books to http://www.goodreads.com/group/booksh... (if link goofy, just go over to the righthand menu choices and to this group's "bookshelf" and then the shelf for "fiction-meets-crafting")


message 2: by Susan, Moderator, Reader, and Multi-Crafts (new)

Susan | 37 comments Mod
Love Scrapbooking and there is a great series by Laura Childs-I added it to our shelves! :)


D.A.-It's a copyright • Not your right to copy. (Mourning-book-catalog) Ran across someone else's list of fictional knitting books (not adding all to our group bookshelf as not necessarily familiar with books listed): http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/53...


message 4: by Courtney, crochet, scarpbook, and willing to try anything at least once! (new)

Courtney | 31 comments Mod
I am currently reading Hooked on Murder by Betty Hechtmanby Betty Hechtman. I also know Maggie Sefton does a series on Knitting and Murder. I have a lot of cozy mysteries on my bookshelf that have crafting and fiction combined


Teresa Scott | 10 comments Mod
I love the Maggie Sefton knitting series. I have also read the series by Monica Ferris and Debbie Macomber. The crochet series is also interesting.


Melannie | 5 comments I too recently became a Maggie Sefton fan but I just finished reading Barbara Bretton's Spells and Stitches. Seems like I have the habit of jumping into a series then back tracking....


D.A.-It's a copyright • Not your right to copy. (Mourning-book-catalog) Do feel free to add those to group bookshelf...anything marked "currently reading" shows on group home page. (That's perfectly okay to do, too; with everyone into so many different crafts the group doesn't do the traditional book of the month thing so you aren't overwriting a "September" or "October" read kind of thing -- we'd just as soon see a variety.)


Katherine Stoelwinder (kittybean) | 1 comments I'm currently reading Sora' s Quest by T.L. Shreffler and I am considering knitting the shawl mentioned in the story. I love knitting, and can't keep my hands still!


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