Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Heart-y little yarn along
My Conversationalist Hat is coming along nicely though it is really peculiar and nice to be working on a project without a deadline. Since the colors are red and peach, as I am knitting from my stash, I felt compelled to sneak in a few little hearts. It is quaint in addition to giving me an un-intimidating intro to stranded colorwork. I feel like so many hats are rather plain, inches and inches of stockinette and would make wonderful palettes for color work design. I have no idea at all why I tell myself that other people can do things like colorwork and cables just because they are better at knitting than me. It's just learning and practice.
What about reading, you say? I am sooooo close to the end of The Water's Edge that I am bordering on rudeness as I sneak away and ignore people and tasks to finish it up. It is at a very exciting part. I suspect I know the ending but I wouldn't be surprised by anything at this point. If you want to read it, do it now because next week I will discuss to the max, all spoilers included.
As soon as that book is finished, I will start Wildwood by Colin Meloy. Also in the queue is The Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman. Have you read either of them?
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