Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Yarn Along...Long overdue

  It has been a while since I posted about knitting projects but I am feeling inspired after the Flock and Fiber Festival this past weekend. Lately I have been spending way too much time browsing patterns on Ravelry instead of actually knitting. So I am Yarning Along with Ginny today. I can't wait to see what you are all knitting and reading, follow the link for inspiration and to find out how you can join along.
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Here my big messy basket of current knitting  I am working on:(clockwise from bottom left)
Ribbed baby jacket for Nalah, five pairs of fingerless  toddler mitts that I need to weave in the ends for and ship off to my friends store in Wisconsin,and the dark pink project on the right is going to be a "Raspberry Berret" for my cat. I saw THIS pattern on Ravelry and had to make one. I am sure if I can get either of my cats to model it when I am done it will require a post all its own. I am hoping they will keep it on long enough for a photo shoot. I have had the Prince song stuck in my head for weeks now. He, He.

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 I just started reading Any Bitter Thing by Monica Wood. I am only on chapter 4 and enjoying it so far. I squeeze in a few minutes of reading while I lay down with Nalah for her quick nap in the afternoons and for about 5 minutes at night before I fall asleep. I wish I could find more time to read. With the wet, dark, windy weather we have had for  the last several days, I would like nothing more than to stay in bed with a book all day.
I also wanted to show off the cute book I found at the thrift store the other day.
(Also pictured in the top photos)
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I like anything with goats on it but a vintage HEIDI book with goats on it, how could I resist. Maybe being named Heidi is why I have such a horrible goat addiction in the first place. Thanks Mom.

4 comments:

Plain and Joyful Living said...

Your knitting looks great - what a good idea about fingerless toddler mittens.

Mama Gone Green said...

love that top photo! Great find with the Heidi book!!

Jennifer - The Deliberate Mom said...

Beautiful photos! I love the Heidi book - vintage classic!

Fingerless toddler mittens?! Awesome.

Would love to start knitting again.

Wishing you a lovely day.
xoxo

Lisa said...

A beret for a cat! Oh, I bet my Henry would look good in one of those.......