Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Yarn Along

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Back joining up with the Yarn Along after a little break because I have spending any extra time working on an ABC sampler. I am working on two different shawls right now and it is really just a matter of what I am in the mood to knit. 

Knit #1: Melodia Shawl by Janina Kallio (two colors)

Knit #2 : Simple Spring Shawl by Leah Michelle Designs



I just finished two books that I wanted to share, The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurian & Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo. Both of these books I recommend for anyone looking for happy and easy reading. The first book is a lovely story set in France and it is about missed meetings and possible sadness that had an happy ending. I just really liked it. The second book is a young adult novel and I read it because my oldest girl wanted me to read it aloud this summer. It was a cute story and I will be reading it to her this summer each night before bed. I just started reading Alexander McCall Smith's book, Emma. I really don't have any opinions yet but I am intrigued by the concept of a modern retelling of one of my favorite Austen novels. 

Happy Knitting! 


Joining Ginny of Small Things  


6 comments:

  1. That shawl in the two colours is lovely. Enjoy your book.

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  2. I mustl take a note of that book and look for it in the library. I recently read Who needs Mr Darcy - a fun read about one of the Bennett sisters.
    Will the the shawls be for gifts or will you keep them for yourself?
    Cathy

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  3. Both of those shawls are so pretty!

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  4. I love both of your projects! Now I'm off to favorite them so I don't forget about them...

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  5. It seems that Jane Austen's irresistibility is increasing! Very pretty yarn.

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  6. beautiful projects and good sounding books! I love that you're reading aloud to your daughter this summer! :)

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