Yarn Along


Good morning, today  is another blog post and of course I totally forgot to take a good photo during the day yesterday-although there was very very little sunshine.  I am starting to believe we will have a very rainy Christmas...boo hoo.

For knitting this week, I am on the second scrap hat.  I finished the first hat and blogged about it here.  So as you can guess I am thoroughly enjoying the decreasing of the sock yarn project.  The hat in the above photo has more odds and ends but I am trying to stick to some color scheme.  I'm happy with it.  My other knitting project is my shawl.  I am on my first chart out of three.  I am on the second repeat out of six.  I have a very very long ways to go.

I am currently reading Digging to America and only just started it last night.  It has been on my bookshelf for quite some time and I have no opinions as of yet.  I finished The Wednesday Sisters which was a very good book, I just didn't like the ending.  There was nothing wrong with the ending it just seemed too far fetched for me.  I would still recommend the book and give it a try.

Joining Ginny at Small Things.

Comments

  1. I was very confused when I saw the picture - I was thinking "I'm sure I commented on that finished hat recently!"

    I'm impressed with how much progress you've already made on hat 2!

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  2. You are just whizzing along on that second hat!!! Looking great. (Is you daughter waiting in the wings for it???--the other looked super on your son!) I'm wishing I had something fun to knit on--I feel a knitting slump approaching. (I'll get over it!!!)

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  3. You've always got such great projects on the needles! I love that sock yarn hat. I've got my fingers crossed for snow on Christmas Day.

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  4. I do love those scrappy hats. I made a couple worsted ones this year. The shawl is pretty, but oh my on the charts! I hope the rain stays away for you.

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  5. Both projects are wonderful, especially that shawl. Such a lovely grey. I'm with you... I think our Christmas will be rainy. I suppose that's better than icy.

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  6. I like your scrappy color scheme! It doesn't look thrown together at all.

    That shawl is going to be amazing! It's always a little discouraging to me to still be on a first chart, but once I hit the next chart I feel like I'm making serious progress- I hope the same is true for you!

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  7. Look at you go!

    I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday.

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  8. Loving the scrap hats! :) It's looking to be a rainy Christmas for us, too ... sigh!

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  9. I absolutely love the hat! And the shawl is looking gorgeous.

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  10. The shawl looks lovely and soft! And I love your scrappy hat! They are both just darling!

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  11. The hat looks great! I love the greens and browns together.

    I hate when you read books that turn out to have poor endings... hope you enjoy this new novel more!

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  12. Thanks for link to shawl - I'm looking for one to knit.

    Love Leanne NZ

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  13. The hat is adorable. Green is my fave!

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  14. Look at you fly with those hats! I'm glad the first one was such a hit - that always makes it so much more fun!
    Hope your rain clears. We're looking at a brown and warmer than usual Christmas...I've got to admit I'm kind of sad to see the snow melting...In December. I'm more than happy to accept that in January. ;)

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  15. Love the idea of a scrap hat. The colors are coming together well :)

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  16. Beautiful projects. I have plenty of sock yarn myself; a hat sounds like a great idea.

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  17. beautiful work, dearie!
    we are looking to a rainy christmas here, too....complete with a thunderstorm tonight!

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  18. Oh I like the looks of the hat :) And the shawl is looking lovely too :)

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  19. how pretty your knits look, you are such a fast knitter karen. i think it's lovely to see you making something for yourself after all your christmas knitting. i really love the color of your shawl.
    merry christmas!

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  20. I really like the hat! & I'm sure I've read that book before but I just can't seem to remember what happens!

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