Yarn Along


Well as you can see I am still reading the same book(s).  The Help is really really really good, I wish I read more during the day so I can finish it.  But those snippets of time are for knitting.  I am also slowly reading The Dirty Life.  I read barely a page this week so it is pretty much idle.

I have made a lot of progress on my swallowtail shawl.  I only have about 10 more rows and then I can cast off.  I have really enjoyed this pattern and would like to knit it again with 100% wool.  Right now I am using alpaca/silk blend and it is quite "slinky".  I drop stitches frequently which means I am fixing it almost every time I pick it up.

My other project is the valley cardigan.  I just need TWO sleeves--that is it.  Oh and a little bit of the neckline.  Wouldn't it be great to have it done in a week???  I think I will try very hard to focus on this goal.  I would love to have it out of my knitting bag :)

I would love to hear what you are knitting and reading!  If you want to see what other's are doing, go on over to Ginny's blog~Small Things!!

Comments

  1. wow! the valley cardigan is gorgeous! absolutely love it!

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  2. How exciting to being close to finishing the cardigan. You can do it!
    PS- I really would love it if you would drink an extra cup of coffee for me this morning...I could use it. Thanks.

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  3. Love the colours of the wool, it's coming along nicely :) I'm reading Be happy, it has a quote for everyday :)

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

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  4. You're getting so close on that beautiful cardigan! Look forward to seeing it finished next week...perhaps?? Happy knitting!

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  5. Can't wait to see the finished results of both projects.

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  6. Your knitting is so pretty. Did you make that bookmark? It's awesome!
    Ang (Peach Coglo)

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  7. How exciting about your shawl, dropped stitches and all! The cardigan is looking lovely too. Glad you are liking the book. I enjoyed it when I read it, but must confess, I read it quickly, but paid for it in staying up late. Jacinta

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  8. can't wait to see them done! I loved The Help!

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  9. i loved both the help and the dirty life - glad to see another knitter out there with good taste in books :)

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