Yarn Talk


It is raining here and it's very very gloomy.  I think it's starting to bother me.  The best way to chase away the rainy day blues is to talk about yarn.  More specifically yarn that I own.  The above photo is the luxurious yarn that I won from Twist &Twine yarns.  Camilla is so talented with colorways so you must check out her website.  I have decided to cast on the Cinnamon Grace shawl.  I wanted a very simple knit so that the yarn colorway could shine!  That little bit of sparkle helps the shine too :)


I bought these three skeins when I was with my sister last weekend.  The yarn is Araucania itata solid.  I've knit with this yarn before and I love how it blocks out and the touch of silk is heavenly.  I'm thinking of a cardigan right now for this yarn but not sure of the pattern yet.  Still thinking.

So today I will be knitting away while the rain continues to fall from the sky.

How do you cope with the rainy day blues?

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  1. lots of tea, cup after cup after cup. and a good read.

    hope you see the sun soon!!

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  2. coffee, chocolate, a good book, a little knitting.

    happy knitting :)

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  3. I noticed now that we are in a rainier part of the world it is strange for us. I find my family wanting to stay inside when it is overcast with a slightest chance of rain. We are used to sunshiny days every day.

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  4. Such pretty colors are bound to put a spring in your spirit!!! Rainy days? They are for guiltless knitting, right??? And a good book----and I do like that chocolate idea!

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  5. I kind of like the clouds and rain when I don't have to get out in it; otherwise my attitude isn't so cute. To enjoy my rainy days inside, I cuddle up with a mixture of the following: fluffy blanket, a book, some knitting and some coffee and/or tea.
    Love those colorways! Happy knitting!

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  6. That is a lovely shawl Karen.... would lift anyones sprits!

    I cope with rain; Chocolate, knitting, yoga and Fiona...in no particular order.

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  7. Rain? What is this rain you speak of as it never visits here anymore!
    If it does ever visit again I am reading and taking a nap!
    You have such pretty yarns Karen, I'm drooling!

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  8. A book, a second cup of coffee, and a nap.

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  9. Like you, with lots of knitting if I can get away with it. I have a different colorway of Twist & Twine and I still don't know what to make with it; your shawl choice is a good one!

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  10. Since it has just rained here in Denver for two days (which we desperately needed so I won't complain), I worked on SU and sat on the couch yesterday watched my shows off of the DVR and knit to my hearts content.

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  11. I love those colors. Can't wait to see end result! It is raining here too. We are drinking tea, listening to mellow music, reading and arting.

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  12. Love the bright new yarn! Does your sister knit, too? What a fun thing to have in common. Casting on for a shawl sounds nice. I've always wanted one, but I'm not brave enough yet! Hope the sun comes out soon in your part of the country!

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  13. Lots of tea, reading, knitting and running after a certain little man :)

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  14. Oh my, that pink just pops! Such a beautiful shade - looking forward to spying a new cardigan on your needles. :)

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  15. Talking about yarn can chase away pretty much everything! :)

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  16. Well everything bad that is :)

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  17. Yarn, tea and a good movie always improve my outlook

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  18. Yarn and coffee! As a matter of fact, when the rain was here Monday, I spent a good portion of my mid-morning and afternoon snuggled up on the couch knitting and sipping coffee with Mom.

    I really do like your yarn from Twist and Twine! I'm getting out of my blues/greens and am looking for something colorful. Beautiful!

    The shawl pattern is neat. It always amazes me how many different shawl patterns there are out there!

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  19. Love to settle in with my yarn on those rainy days!! The shawl I just finished was out of the Itata solid and I loved it! I know that Cinnamon Grace is going to be beautiful out of your Twist and Twine prize!

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