Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Yarn Along

 
 
~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs.  I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well.
 
 


The Haruni Shawl is almost complete.  Just 4 more pattern rows and a bath will be in order.  It has been a nice knit, although I was more confused over the charts than other knitters said they were.  I reverted to the printed instructions to navigate through.

I am still reading The Birth House.  I seem to fall sleep each night after just a page or two!  Also, I am going back and reading parts of One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp.  This book speaks to me in ways no other book ever has.  I need to read parts repeatedly in order to have them become part of me.  I love my autographed copy!




Linking up today with Ginny at Small Things. What are you knitting and reading?

23 comments:

  1. so wonderful that we are given books that speak to us! lovely knitting! as always, love your blog! do show us the final of your new knit; that blue is deep and beautiful!

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    1. I am hoping to finish it by the weekend!

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  2. I love Ann's book, I even got one for my Mom. Your shawl is beautiful, I really love that shade of blue.

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    1. So glad you were able to gift a book!

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  3. That is so awesome that you have a signed copy! I need to go back and read mine as well. Your shawl is looking lovely. Very soft yarn.

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    1. Yes! I met Ann back in May at a television taping!

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  4. I love Ann's book too and love to give it as a gift.
    Your shawl is stunning. I have had a little trouble with the chart on my knit. Truthfully I think I got spoiled reading Jared Flood's patterns, they are just so easy they make everything else look complicated.

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    1. I am about to begin my first Jared Flood pattern.

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  5. I have one or two books that speak to my heart, as well. It is wonderful when that happens.
    What a beautiful color yarn for your shawl ~ it will be beautiful to have for the cooler months!

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  6. That shawl pattern is beautiful!

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  7. Beautiful shades of blue- gorgeous pattern. I have the read the book- truly lovely.

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  8. Hello

    What a beautiful shawl and gorgeous colours!

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  9. Thanks for putting another book on my list to read; I now want to read The Birth House.

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  10. Oh, I have to confess envy of your autographed copy of Ann Voskamp's book. I have never read a book that read like music to my soul the way that one did. And, I love the title of your blog... it is a process of re-inventing your life in the empty nest phase. Knitting has been a wonderful tool in that process for me. I've even done a Haruni. Did you know that in Tolkein's elfin language Haruni means grandmother?? blessings ~ tanna

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    1. Oh Tanna, yes! That was my reason for knitting it!

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  11. I love your autographed copy too :) your shawl is stunning!!!

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  12. Oh, your signed book.... Beautiful.....as is your work......and your spirit! Hugs!!!!

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