Knitting News

 

Well hello! This week there hasn't been much knitting because what I thought was a terrible allergy attack over the weekend was really a nasty nasty cold (definitely not covid, I tested twice). I haven't had a cold since before the pandemic and was not really ready for it. However when are we ready to be ill? I am thankful to not be blowing my nose every second, sneezing my head off every second and being able to sit upright --  it's those little things we take for granted. 

Since Sunday I have been marathon reading Stephen King's The Stand which is about a pandemic virus. I do love how he weaves a wonderful story line and his in depth character development. Also the tingly creepy feeling of doom.

Above is the seashell shawl and below is the sweater I am working on. For the sweater I went down one size and really hope that was a good decision. 

What are you working on this week?


Comments

  1. I think it's because of the vigilant handwashing and mask-wearing, but I can't remember the last time I had a cold. I'm glad you are starting to feel better and can hopefully get back to reading and knitting more comfortably!

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  2. Hope you are feeling much, much better now. (Colds can be so nasty!!) Your knitting is beautiful and you have chosen lovely colors for both projects.

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  3. I hope you are feeling better and soon. Your knitting is truly lovely... I love those colors you have chosen! :)

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  4. You surprise me! I didn't think you'd be a Stephen King kind of girl. LOL

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  5. So sorry you feel a bit puny. I hope you bounce back quickly. The color of your sweater is gorgeous as is the color of the shawl. Still working on socks over here. They are wonderful mindless knitting.

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  6. Lovely knitting projects. I love the colors of both! Hope you are feeling better soon. So glad it's not Covid. :-)

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  7. Lovely choice of colors for both garments!

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  8. The blue pullover sweater is looking great! I need to unpack more, and find my knitting needles.

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  9. I am sorry to hear that you have not been feeling well, constant sneezing is very wearing. The shawl is growing well.

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  10. oh ugh - sending feel better soon vibes! we haven't had a cold in our house since 2019 and it's been wonderful. I can't imagine we'll continue that good luck through this year, though. Love the knitting. especially the pullover - stockinette is perfect when your brain is a little fuzzy.

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  11. Both my husband and I have noticed that we haven't gotten a cold since the pandemic began. Then again we are still conscientiously wearing masks due to our elderly parents. So sorry that you caught that cold. Glad you are feeling better. I read a pandemic themed book at the beginning of COVID and it was really eerie. I am not a Stephen King fan. Love your knitting by the way.

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  12. The seashell shawl looks beautiful. Hope you feel better soon.
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  13. I hope you are recovering from the cold by now. The colors in your knitting are so lovely.

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