I’ve been crocheting again for some time now, picking up right where I left off on a baby blanket for friends, their first, and mine, too. I probably could have started up again sooner than I did. I have a billion projects floating around in my brain for what’s next but haven’t settled on one yet. Possibly finishing a skirt I started last year, made in pieces that I worked on in between projects for other people I wanted to give as gifts, to keep me in practice while I ponder….
Back with a Baby Blanket
V with an E: V. Hughes
A story of a Chilean footballer going off on his own for the first time, obsessed with losing his virginity, and lacking the social graces to do so, set in a tense time before the Revolution. Surrealistic with lots of heavy experimental writing with streams of consciousness drifting in one long paragraph among characters and […]
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