Yarn Along


This week I have been knitting two projects and thinking about a third.  My first project is the buttercup yellow scarf.  I am nearly done with this knit.  I think once it is washed and blocked it is going to look great and that is what motivates me to finish it.  I am also enjoying working with 100% cotton yarn. It has a very nice feel.

My second project is this cardigan.  I am following the featherweight cardigan pattern the second time around.  I enjoyed making it before that I knew I would make another sweater!  Here is the ravelry project page.  

I finished Anne of Green Gables and you know I loved it.  It is my third or forth time reading it.  There were so many events that I forgot happened and it was like revisiting a friend I haven't seen in years.  I am a sucker for romance and just love the end when Gilbert and Anne become friends and he won't let go of her hand during a handshake.....~sigh~  How sweet!!   I was only going to read one Anne book but I think I might start reading Anne of Avonlea next week.

I am also reading Dark Places which is a very creepy book.  It is too early to tell whether I like it or not but I must say I have a hard time putting it down!  

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Comments

  1. Karen, the scarf it beautiful! Thanks for all the info you sent me, I now just have to make up my mind on which yarn to order...I love them all!
    I want to read your book. I love a book that's hard to put down.

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  2. The yellow looks beautiful! It will make a nice happy scarf. :) I too love Anne of Green Gables. My daughter and I have been reading it together and thoroughly enjoying it!

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  3. I'm always thinking ahead to the next project ;-)
    But I'm not so good at using that as motivation to finish. Usually I just end up with too many WIPs.

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  4. The scarf looks like it will add a beautiful splash of colour to your day. I like the colour you are knitting your cardigan in too. I hope Dark Places doesn't creep you out too much. It certainly sounds very deep. Jacinta

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  5. You know Anne will always draw you in! I love those books, though I could take or leave Anne of Windy Poplars.
    I can't wait to see the Buttercup Scarf. The color is amazing!

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  6. Love love love Anne! I have been eyeing the featherweight cardigan on ravelry, can't wait to see yours.

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  7. Ah Gilbert! *swoon* If I ever have another son, that name is high on the list. ;)

    I really like the yellow you're using. I think I am going to knit something in yellow (even though it's not my fave color -- it's enticing to me!).

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  8. I really should reread Green Gables, if only in preparation for my trip to Prince Edward Island in two weeks ... :) Can't wait to see what the buttercup scarf looks like once it's finished!

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  9. Hmmmm...I think I'm due to reread that series, too.

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  10. Oh, I got all tingly when I saw Anne in your bag! sigh. One day I will go to Prince Edward Island and walk with her down the white way of delight! Oh! Wouldn't that be a delicious location for a knitting retreat?!? I've recently discovered cotton and have been pleasantly surprised by it...that's what I'm knitting my BSJ in and it looks and feels excellent.

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  11. I had such a crush on Gilbert as a girl...is that sad? Wait...maybe I still do. ;)

    I'm looking forward to seeing the progression of your sweater!! I think i already said it but I love that colour!

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  12. I just popped over to your ravelry page and... whatever! I know that I am always impressed by what you 'whip' out. I had no idea! Still lovin' it all, now there's just more of it to love!

    Blessings, Debbie

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  13. i am not so sure about the creepy book... but the knits look great!

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  14. Just love the yellow of the scarf and the stitch pattern is interesting. Betting it will turn out beautifully. and another Anne lover here as well.

    Blessings, Elizabeth

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  15. I haven't read Anne of Green Gables in years! I'll have to check that out from the library ~ my seven year old isn't quite ready for that yet.

    The knitting looks great!

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  16. Ok, that's it, I have got to read Anne of Green Gables. It has crossed my path one too many times!!! Thanks for the push!

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  17. You know, I still have never read Anne of Green Gables. I keep thinking it would be a good read-aloud for my daughter and I next year...

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  18. The color of that scarf is stunning! I can't wait to see it blocked and being worn. And the cardigan is already looking great.

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  19. Oh I love that yellow color too! And Anne... what a dear she is! I spent most of last summer with her! ;)
    The windowpane cardi is really a pretty one... this second one will be a good companion!

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  20. I read Anne of Green Gables for the first time this year and can't believe I never read it before! It must be one of my favorites.

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  21. Love the cardi...can't wait to see it come together!

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