A Defarge Designer Has a New Book!

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, Knitting, Writing |

Becky Herrick and her friend Calley Hastings have a new book coming from Cooperative Press! The book is near and dear to my heart not only because Becky designed for What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit, but also because her book combines patterns and recipes (like WWMDfK?). They focus on local ingredients and American made yarns throughout the seasons because the chapters each focus on a new month with a pattern or two and a recipe or three....

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Chatted Up

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, General Ranting, Podcast, review, Web Fun, Writing |

Marie Grace Berg—the most enthusiastic business woman I’ve ever had the pleasure of talking with—has released the interview she did with me awhile back for her show Today’s Leading Women. If you want to hear a bit about the business side of CraftLit and the Defarge books, you can have a listen by clicking the button above or going here TodaysLeadingWomen.com/heather-ordover or to iTunes...

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So. Much. Stuff!

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, General Ranting, Writing | 3 comments

There are some books and movies I’ve mentioned on the podcast lately, but I wanted to be sure to mention them here, too. Friends are doing great things and I thought you might want to take a peek. My friend Dave Garret is a force of nature. I met him while watching and working on my husband’s plays lo’ these many moons ago. Well, now Dave turned his eye to film making. Even more fun for me, the movie stars my friend from...

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Novel Socks!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, designs, patterns, Sock Knitting |

Lotsa socks! That’s what I’ve been working on, of late. Lotsa socks to go with my new novel. I roped in Meg Warren who designed Tristan and Isolde from WWMDfK? and the two of us have been going great guns, getting inspired by the characters in my new young adult (YA) novel Grounded, and generally having a free-for-all sock explosion in our heads. Whyfore? Because we’re going to be rolling out a new series of patterns inspired...

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Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Defarginess, Knitting, Love, patterns, Podcast, Writing |

After much time and angst, the What Would Madame Defarge Knit INDIVIDUAL patterns are here (or on Ravelry, actually)!!! What Would Madame Defarge Knit? by Heather Ordover, Editor wwmdfk.com Paperback — buy from Cooperative Press published in May 2011 notes Also now available: Volume 2 in the WWMDfK series: What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit? ___________________ All patterns from this book are now also available as individual downloads....

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So Close I Can Taste It!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, Knitting, Writing |

I am so excited! My latest labor of love is headed your way and I can’t be more proud of our little bundle of joy! What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit?—the second book in the WWMDfK? series—will be coming out Today, Friday, 3pm EDT in digital format (print version to follow). In the book you will find 28 patterns written by designers you may be familiar with (some returning from the first Defarge book) and new designers I’m...

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