Yarn Along


I was hoping to have finished the Anne of Avonlea book yesterday but it just did not happen.  So today I will finish it and since I am in a Green Gable mood I will be starting Anne of the Island.  I just love how easy it is to pick up and read a chapter and get caught up in the story.  Love it!!  I think I own all of them except the last one. I have to check the bookshelves.  Anyways, I am loving the series and it is perfect summer reading.

I am making progress on my wren cardigan.  I am almost to the sleeve division!!  Then it is mindless stockinette knitting.  I also casted on a scarf for my father in law's birthday.  The yarn is some alpaca that I bought at a fiber festival.  This is the sweater I made and I am not quite sure how much yardage I have left over.  So I am just going to knit until the yarn runs out.  I hope I have enough to go around his neck!!  Here is the project page (no current photos.... yet)

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  1. You have me wanting to pull my copy of Anne of Green Gables from the shelf...it's been years since it's been read.
    I love easy knitting; it's very relaxing. Have fun.xx

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  2. The Green Gables books always make me want to be creative. I love reading them curled up during a nice rain.

    Hope you have enough leftover yarn for the scarf!

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  3. I was eyeing off my Anne book collection on the book shelf yesterday and pondering do I start reading them again after many years. I never seem to make my 'to read' list any shorter! Your knitting looks like it is coming along beautifully. Jacinta x

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  4. You know I have made it through this life and not read Anne of Green Gables. I'll have to remedy that!
    xo,
    Ang

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  5. Glad you're enjoy Anne all over again.

    Makes me want to do the same, but I'm with Jacinta. My to-read list is getting longer and longer! ;-)

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  6. More delightful time with Anne! And more beautiful knits. Looking forward to seeing your little wren :-)

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  7. Oh my all this Anne talk is making me so Island homesick...Funny that I grew up so close but haven't read the series...
    I love the look of your sweater - such fine wool!

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  8. The sweater is looking great! I still haven't read the Anne series. Does seeing all the movies with Megan Follows count?

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  9. the anne books are always great reading! have you ever watched the movies?

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  10. Hooray for Anne! I love to immerse myself in her world.

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  11. Oh just love Anne! I may have to revisit these books.

    Blessings, Elizabeth

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  12. That's the trouble with Yarn Alongs - finding too many things to read and make :) I'm with everyone who wants to reread Anne.

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  13. I'm loving the Anne talk too...maybe my #1 and I should read them together this year...

    Lovely knits. Thanks for stopping by the World of Wiedz.

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  14. I'm feeling nostalgic for Green Gables now too :)
    I read them with my daughter a couple of years ago and we really enjoyed them.
    I was just looking at some of your knitting projects on your sidebar.
    So inspiring!!!

    suzy @ Scraps of Starlight

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  15. I LOVE the Anne books! I read them all years ago and about a year ago, I started reading them again (and all of Lucy Maude Montgomery's other books that I so love). I didn't finish them all before my son was born and have a pile beside my bed, I think I will have to go back and finish them. Thank you for the inspiration!
    By the way, the knitting is lovely!

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