{Yarn Along} For Friends

Yarning Along with Ginny:

I find that the knitting that has been consuming my time lately hasn’t been for me. I finished the gloves (post here) for my friend Pat, and she loved them. They will be just what she needs to keep her hands and arms warm during the coming cold nights.

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They washed up beautifully. The yarn plumped up and got even softer. I am very happy with them!

I’ve also been working on a pair of little hats for my friend Toni. Her sister is due any day with her second son and as I never got around to knitting for his big brother either, I thought a pair of matching wool hats was in order.

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I love the bright blue with the black! I was hoping to have these done to give to her today but the weekend was busy busy busy and I haven’t had any time to work on them! They will be my project for the coming week.

I’m back in a bit of a reading slump. I was enjoying Mister Max, but it’s on my phone, and I am trying to avoid my phone right before bed. I seem to be sleeping better when I don’t stare at the back lit screen for an hour before I shut my eyes. I need to get going on The Snow Child, our book club pick for this month, but for now I’m reading Dealing with Dragons, a YA fiction that The Teen recommended to me. It’s a fun read, part of a series, and I think I might just read them all.

What’s on your needles this week? I’m hoping to have time to pop over and say hi later today!

Align Mitts

Please forgive the messy table in the background. Kate and I are finishing up school for the day, and I had a minute while she did some art to post my finished Align Mitts.

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I had plenty of yarn, and I love how soft and cozy they are. I’m a little frustrated because the recipient is out of town this week, and usually I would see her this afternoon. I want her to have them! She won’t be home till Monday so that will give me time to pop them in the washer and dryer.

Squeee! I hope she loves them!

{Yarn Along} Taking Bets

Yarning Along with Ginny:

It’s gonna be close. I’m a little afraid I’m going to run out of yarn…

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Wanna make a wager?

I finished another Rainbow Rowell book. Landline is great. I was surprised at how this book made me think. I highly recommend it. I’m currently reading Mister Max: The Book of Secrets. Another good one!

I hope you’ve had a great knitting and reading week… I’ll be by in a bit to check in with everyone.