Yarn Along

Can you believe it????  I am on a new book and a new knitting project!  I feel so accomplished right now.  But before you completely believe me look at the next picture.....I have some assembling and burying of threads to attend to before I can say it is done.  I am hoping tomorrow will be the magical day for posting a completed project.  The coffee mug is my absolute favorite and I can't remember who gave it to me :/  I know it is quite old (like over 20 years?) 

I finished The Help and I loved it!  I thought it was one of the best books that I have read in a long time.  The characters were likable and believable and the storyline was interesting until the very end.  I also like the ending.  Sometimes endings are rushed or sometimes I think there is a better way to end.  If you haven't read The Help, I highly suggest giving it a read.

The new project is the Traveling Woman Shawl that I did make once before as blogged about here.  I really enjoyed the pattern and wanted to make it again in a solid yarn.  If you guessed that this yarn is Madelinetosh in Tosh Merino Light you know your yarn!  The colorway is Composition Book Grey (I love that name!).

I know you will think I am crazy but I am thinking of starting another sweater in a small gauge again.  I apparently haven't learned my lesson.  I am still mulling it about in my brain so I am not completely committed to being a glutton for punishment.

What are you knitting?  What are you reading?  Check out Small Things to be inspired!


  1. You have so many beautiful projects! Every time I visit you have posted a new one that I fall in love with.

  2. You have just been so busy and to have a new project and book at the same time is great! I need to get the lead out and move along. I love the color of the yarn you are using for the shawl...very pretty.

  3. I'd love to get more peaks at that beautiful red sweater. It looks lovely AND like it would be heaven to wear.

    Your new project is also a gorgeous color - I love the name of it, too. :)

  4. I'm a new follower. You can check out my blog here http://lacafetiere.blogspot.com/.

    You have so many great projects. I'm inspired!

  5. i keep seeing mad tosh merino light everywhere, and i really want to try it out, but i can't seem to decide on a color! :) amber trinket is my current favorite... i love the name composition book grey also:) i'll check back to see the red sweater, it looks nice sitting all quiet in the chair:)

  6. Love the colour of your yarn and your mug is so cool! vintage is the best!

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

  7. Oh my that sweater is beautiful and the color is delicious!
    Be well,
    Ang from Peach Coglo

  8. One of the many madeline tosh colors I stare at on my computer screen while trying not to drool on the keyboard ... ;) Can't wait to see sweater pics!

  9. Love the sweater. Nicely done.

    I love the Traveling Woman shawl and I'm thinking about doing it again, also in a solid color. I love the one your chose.

  10. I love that little heap of unfinished sweater and the color of your new project!! You go girl...

    Blessings, Debbie

  11. i love your cup. and composition book grey sounds awesome :) off to check your projects on ravelry!
    have a good day!

  12. Here's to new beginnings and the possibility and excitment they bring!

  13. Two beautiful projects! And I love the colors for both, especially Composition Book Grey.

  14. You're so close to done with your sweater! I can't wait to see it. And I love the new yarn you're working with, especially the name. So glad you liked The Help. It was a compelling book and really drew me in.

  15. Ok I love your mug, and I love the shawl you 'll be knitting next. I also appreciate the book review!! Always looking for recs for books!! Yay for finished projects and yay for new!!

  16. Im so in love with the colour of your sweater:)

  17. I have heard so many things about The Help that I'm going to have to put it on my to-read list. Can't wait to see how your new project turns out.

    Here's what I've been up to

  18. Sorry...wrong link. Copy paste boo-boo.



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