Archives for May 27, 2015

Yarn Along

~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading and I love sharing my projects and current reads here.  I would love for you to join me every Wednesday to share a single photo of what you are knitting (or crocheting) and reading too!  Share your photo on your blog, on Instagram (#yarnalong), or on Flickr. Leave a link below to share your photo with the rest of us! ~

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I finished clue one of my Tales from the Isle of Purbeck mystery knit along shawl yesterday.  Two conclusions that I have reached are that I love the Hole & Sons yarn, and I love the pattern so far as well.  Some of you asked what a mystery knit along is.  This is only my second one.  In a mystery knit along the designer releases one portion (called a clue!) of the pattern at a time.  You have no idea going in what your finished object is going to look like.  It really adds a fun twist to knitting!  I don’t think it’s too late to join this one, because the first clue knit up pretty quickly.  And really, if you get behind it doesn’t matter.  I finished my last one way later than I planned, but still really enjoyed the process.  I will likely get sidetracked or busy and fall behind on this one as well.  No big deal!

I had kind of an emotional week with several days to myself (a combination of amazing and hard), and found myself needing doses of Heather King.  I focused on her reflections on the Gospel of Luke in this book, and they were just perfect for where my head and heart were.

 

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