Yarn Along

~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs.  I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? Take a photo and share it either on your blog or on Flickr. Leave a link below to share your photo with the rest of us! ~

Yarn Along

I’ve put my February Lady sweater on hold for a few days to knit up some Easter eggs.  I am also working on a little felted basket to go with them.  I think that my girls will enjoy hiding these eggs and hunting for them over and over again. For the eggs I am using this pattern in worsted weight yarns rather than the fingering weight called for.  The result is that the eggs are just about the size of the real thing.  Each egg takes me about twenty minutes to complete.  I am using this felted bowl pattern for the basket, and will just add an I-cord handle to it before I felt it.  We’ve been spending most of our time reading about bees, but I did pick up a charming and funny gardening read at the Library.  Merry Hall follows the author’s renovation of a house and it’s gardens in post war England.  It’s the first in a trilogy, and I suspect that I’ll read all three over the summer.

How about you guys?  What are you making?

 

 

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Comments

  1. I love the driving story. V. funny!

  2. Love the eggs!!

    I appreciate the linky place. And I’ve enjoyed linking and visiting others but please let me know if you’d rather I not post when I’m late.

  3. Oh eggs! You’re right. It’s high time I started making those too.
    Wonderful idea!

  4. Easter eggs!!! Why didn’t I think of that? O thank you for the link. I know what I’ll be doing the next few days… No yarn along today but possibly next week. Have a blessed Triduum!

  5. Thanks for the reminder to start crocheting some Easter eggs for this weekend.

  6. I think I might have to take a look at the book you’re reading…I love stories like that :). The eggs are super cute too!

  7. I too suddenly feel the need to knit eggs and find that book! :)

  8. I love the eggs! What a great idea to let them “hunt” for them over and over. I’ll be looking at this pattern ASAP.

  9. Your eggs are so sweet, but rather too large for the nest I’ve knitted!

  10. I love your eggs!

  11. Thank you for the knit egg and basket idea! I think my daughter would also love hiding and finding these eggs over and over again. Very sweet.

  12. Sorry, but I couldn´t get the image. I put the link in my blog but not the image. Can you help me?

    • My 123. link wasn’t right, so , I would appreciate if you deleted it. I already have a new one number 157, and this one is ok. Sorry about that. Raquel

  13. I love the little eggs, they’re are super cute!

  14. Knit eggs – that’s a fantastic idea! Thanks for sharing!
    I knit another pair of fingerless gloves this week, just in time for spring!

  15. Love the colorful yarny eggs — what a good idea! And I’m going to hop over to Amazon to check out “Merry Hall” — sounds like a good one.
    Blessings,
    Georganne

  16. Hey Ginny!! I’m finally linking up again, and with all of my projects from the last several months! ;) Thanks for all of your inspiration and for being so wonderful!

  17. love the little eggs. I’ve had my eye on knitted, sewn and crocheted eggs for a while now. I think I’ve finally thought of the perfect use for them. I can’t say yet! it’s a surprise….soon :)

  18. The eggs are just darling Ginny, look forward to seeing the basket too, what lucky girls! Thanks for hosting us x

  19. Oh, your eggs look wonderful, so prettily knit and coloured! And I definitely want to read that book—in fact, I just looked to see if my library has it (they don’t, I’ll have to order it).

  20. Cute , cute, eggs!!! The book sounds fabulous! Another one to add to my library hold list! :)

  21. The variegated one is very spring-coloured, really like it- makes me want to crochet some pastel-coloured eggs myself, but bunny ears have been requested so we’ll see how far I actually get!

  22. I’ve just written something in my blog about the Yarn Along. I wrote what I’m reading and knitting at the moment, but I’m affraid that that’s in portuguese. I hope you don´t mind if I join you. Raquel

  23. Ginny, you are so clever!

  24. Thanks for sharing your book. Sounds like a sweet one.

    Maybe I’ll have to work up some of those eggs alongside my bunny nuggets. :)

  25. Oh, I have also done some of those eggs last week, isn’t it a lovely knit?! I love the yarn you chose for it!

  26. now i feel the need to knit eggs and read that book!!

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