I have been in search of a good book. This past Sunday I was on call and my co-worker recommended Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. Overdrive had it available as an audiobook. I really like the narrator and am enjoying the book both on my commute and while I'm knitting or sewing. One Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading Yarn Along
While waiting for my book club selection (Lincoln in the Bardo) to come from the library, I reading and listening to some cozy mysteries. I listened to The Sleuth Sisters #2 (Three Sleuths, Two Dogs, One Murder) and now I am listening to #3 (Murder in the Boonies). Although the character of Barb irks me, … Continue reading Yarn Along
It has been a while since I posted my reads. This week I am listening to The Good Girl by Mary Kubica: "I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when … Continue reading Book Date
This weeks project is the super popular Hitchhiker Shawl by Martina Behm (found on Ravely). My roommate from college, Miss Jennifer, told me I had to make it. Hers was so lovely, made in fingering weight yarn. As a newish knitter, fingering weight yarn intimidates me...it would take me FOREVER to finish. So, I had a … Continue reading “Hitchhiking” Through L.A.
This weeks project has been adding to my Charlotte afghan. At this point, I am choosing stitches as each row begins. I am loving how it is growing. My daughter, Miss ME, loves it too and keeps asking if she can have it when I am done. This week, I am almost done with my … Continue reading Yarning Along with Charlotte
Once again, sadly once again, I have found myself in need of mindless distraction from the world. So, along with some movies on Netflix (finally watched Beauty and the Beast), I am reading another Aurora Teagarden mystery. Sleepless nights, a cross-country chase and a temporary stint at motherhood all turn newlywed Aurora Teagarden's life upside … Continue reading Yarn Along
First, my First! My First Garment! A simple tank. Is it perfect? Nope! Am I pleased with it? Yup! (This was a project on my Year of Projects) My neck and arm hole binding is far from perfect, but it fits 😉 It totally needs to be worn under a sweater, but since I LOVE … Continue reading Yarn Along and a First!