Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Yarn Along

:: Yarn Along ::

Joining Ginny of Small Things





The knitting gods have smiled on me! I was really worried that the lining and little clutch wasn't going to turn out the way I wanted but it did. I am so thrilled with it. I am even contemplating writing my own pattern for it, making them, and putting it into my future Etsy shop. For now, I will just make another one for my mom. And for those of you wondering about how to line a knit item, there are about a million tutorials online. Just pick the one you like! 

Almost finished the In Threes: A Baby Cardigan. Just need to finish and do some cosmetic work on it. 


I finished reading The Curious Incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon. It is told in the eyes of an adolescent boy with autism. It was an interesting read and I enjoyed it. My stack of books is growing but last night I started, Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady. I am reading a chapter a week of Simplicity Parenting. It is a slow pace but I am trying to let it all sink in. I also just got a new herbal recipes book. 

I heard a reading of The Great Gatsby and I think I might re-read it next. I have been tempted to do my yearly reading of To Kill A Mockingbird but I am trying to wait until this summer so I can read it  on the anniversary of its publishing. We are taking a tour of the south this summer and visiting Monroeville, Alabama which is Harper Lee's hometown. It is my favorite book and a tragic but beautifully written story. 



7 comments:

  1. Love the clutch. It's so wonderful when plans work out :) To Kill A Mockingbird is one of my favorite books too.

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  2. love the pouch! I like re reading old favorites. It's like visiting with a friend :)

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  3. Your clutch is so beautiful, it makes me want to knit it too! Enjoyed your blog.

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  4. the clutch turned out great! would love to see a pattern for it. :)
    i think the best way to read simplicity parenting is slowly so you can actually add the things to your life. it is a great book. :)

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  5. Ah someone else who reads 'To Kill A Mockingbird' every year and I just started mine too. I had to finish 'The Long Winter' another one I can't help but read every year.
    Your knits are just lovely!

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  6. it's a darling pouch, well done!

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  7. It is lovely!! A definite for your shop.

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