Yarn Along

This week I am working on two projects.

First, my Nordic Garter Stitch Shawl, which is my version of Marly Bird’s RedHeart.com Knit Along.

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I am a very slow knitter (especially purling), so this will not be completed in the timeframe of the KAl, but I am enjoying it!  I am currently knitting my second “mini section” of section two.

Second, I am making a Good Thoughts Shawl (crochet) for a friend who is making some big life changes.  I am using Jamin Rasanen’s Lizard pattern (found on Ravelry).  What I love about this shawl is the texture.  I am using Drops Fabel Wooden Rose (#655) and a 4.5mm Furls hook.  This will require a good blocking as it is curling the larger it is becoming.

I am currently reading James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small.  What a wonderful book!  The story just coasts along like life in the small village it set in.  I have more than once googled many of the veterinary procedures he performs in the book and I have a whole new respect for farmers.  I have learned so much.  I actually purchased all three of his books for only $3.99 (Barnes & Noble Nook book deal).

I am also starting A Man Called Ove which is our book club selection.  We are meeting the first week in May, so I need to get cracking on reading this (but it is so hard to drag myself away from All Creatures Great and Small).

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Happy Reading, Knitting and Crocheting!

Joining Ginny’s Yarn Along

Find me on Ravelry: MrsMcD918

 

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2 thoughts on “Yarn Along

  1. Caroline says:

    I love James Herriot’s books! I fist discovered him in high school at a library book sale and bought the collecting for cents. I have read them over and over again.

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