Dessert chef Casey Feldstein has learned one end of a knitting needle from the other after inheriting her aunt's
yarn retreat business, but a murder threatens to unravel her latest event.
Casey's running a new retreat called "From Sheep to Shawl" at a resort on the atmospheric Monterey Peninsula. Participants
will learn about sheepshearing, fixing up the fleece, and spinning, and will eventually knit a lovely shawl.
Nicole Welton has been hired to teach the fleece-to-fiber portion of the retreat. She's an expert spinner, and her small
shop in Cadbury by the Sea houses a beautiful assortment of spinning wheels and drop spindles. But when the new teacher
fails to show up for class and is found lying dead on the boardwalk, it leaves everyone's nerves frayed.
Now Casey has to knit together clues faster than she can count stitches before someone else at the retreat gets dropped . . .