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.


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).


Happy Reading, Knitting and Crocheting!

Joining Ginny’s Yarn Along

Find me on Ravelry: MrsMcD918


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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