Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Yarn Along & A Giveaway

{ Yarn Along & A Giveaway }



I really didn't a lot of knitting in the last week but I did do a lot of reading. I finished up The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. There are seven people who swirl around each other in a tangled web of familiarity. One of which is a lair. The rest are characters who are struggling to do the right thing. I want the main character to come out of it and be a better person and I found myself rooting for her. I really became intrigued as to why this all happened and what would be the outcome. A good mystery read. I liked it enough that I want to share it with you. I am going to giveaway this book. If you are interested, leave a comment below and I will random pick a comment and mail you the book! You can leave comments until Friday, March 6th. 


I am still knitting the Oaklet Shawl and about at the end of the bulk and ready to start on edge. I am thinking of knitting up a little shawl or sweater for my eldest gal for Easter. 

We dropped by the library yesterday and picked up a few books and movies for this upcoming snow. I picked up One Night in Winter by Simon Montefiore. And while at the library I found The Herblist's Bible. I have been eyeing this book on amazon for a while but I never wanted to commit to buying another book. Lo and behold there it was on the library shelf! Looking forward to reading it. 







Joining Ginny of Small Things

6 comments:

  1. Oh, that sounds fascinating! I love a good mystery-add me to your draw please!
    I'm loving the yarn you've chosen for your shawl. I think I'm going to check out the Oaklet shawl pattern now. Have a great week!

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  2. I've seen this book on several Yarn Along posts lately and haven't heard a single negative thing about it! I have secret Easter knitting cast on for my granddaughters! :)

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  3. oh pick me pick me :D Sounds like a great book! It's on my list to read. Lovely knitting :)

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  4. Your shawl is lovely. Such a pretty yarn you're using. This books sounds like a great read. I love mysteries. I'm sending you some warm sunshine from California!

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  5. I love the yarn you are knitting with. I would love to read that book. I have seen it mentioned on several blogs. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  6. Thank you everyone for your interest in the giveaway! Cathie J. is the winner! If you could email me your address to jimkat06@gmail(dot)com I will send it off in the mail this week!

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