Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Yarn Along and a New Shawl

~ 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. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading?



Wednesdays have become such a satisfying day for me.  I look forward each week to not only posting my knitting and reading progress, but seeing what so many others are doing as well.  It is also the morning that I spend with lovely ladies at Bible Study and fuels me for another week.

My  Wrapped in Leaves Shawl is complete.  Such a wonderful knit.  Of course Mad Tosh yarn is divine so all the better!



The colorway is Chicory.  Subtle shades of turquoise, grays and browns.  Stunning combinations.  I plan on wearing this next weekend when we do our annual family picture.

I finally had a chance to make a trip to the library today and came away with this.

Ambitious I am, but now that the temps are cooler, I see myself hibernating just a little more. Resting on top of this stack is a UFO from last year. Almost the first sock finished, this is Medallion Lace Socks in Heritage Paints Silk.


My sock drawer is lacking red, so I am anxious to add this to the stack!

As always, thank you Ginny for the opportunity to share!

21 comments:

  1. oh, wanda---that shawl is GORGEOUS!!! (You know i'm into those botanicals right now!!!!...love it!) Hope all those books aren't due on the same date!!! I've read the Peter mayle one....it's a goodie....and I always love Lisa Scottoline...but the others are all new to me. Will be anxious to hear a review!!! (so glad you're participating in sock-tober, too!)

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    1. Thank you Steph! I love everything in Botanical Knits. I have the ebook on my iPad. When I sat down last night to work on the sock I realized I only had the toe to do. How quickly these will go!

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  2. That shawl is absolutely beautiful. The leaves make it so special. I also like the lace pattern on the sock. I have yet to try knitting lace on a sock. Looks like you have a lot of reading ahead of you.

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  3. That is a lovely shawl in a truly wonderful color, and you've got quite a pile of interesting-looking books there! I'm off to take a look at the pattern and add some of those books to my list; thank you!

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  4. Wow - what a beautiful shawl. I have heard such great things about Madtosh. Must get me some!

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  5. LOVE the shawl...the pattern and the yarn. Just gorgeous! Your socks in red are pretty, too. :)

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  6. What a beautiful shawl. I like your reading selections also. I have read Beverley Lewis and Lisa Scottoline, but many of the other authors you have chosen are on my "to read" list.

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    1. I pulled most of them in a hurry, so we will see!

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  7. Beautiful shawl, what a great colorway! Love your stack of books! Happy Knitting and Reading! :)

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  8. Your shawl is lovely! The colorway really makes it.

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  9. The shawl is stunning!! Such a beautiful pattern and the yarn, oh my... :-) Love the sock pattern as well!

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  10. Your shawl if fabulous!! I'm a sock lover too. I have some cotton socks on the needle at the moment. Your book stack is super impressive. I will have to look them up!! I love Wednesdays, seeing what everyone is knitting and reading, it is so much fun! Glad you are a fellow Texan!!

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  11. The shawl is lovely. That pattern would be perfect to knit my mum.

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