knitnana: Diversions...

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Monday, January 05, 2009


A couple of little things...since I worked all day, and then came home and donned my Nana Sadie Rose hat and sewed all evening...(nothing you haven't seen before, so I won't reproduce it here)

I cast on last night for something for ME - my own Spiralucious this time ...
in left-over STR Mustang Sally to match my Knotty Gloves in the same yarn...(I'm hoping I have enough to make it through as I haven't weighed or even measured the leftover yardage)

And the other thing I'm trying to do is finish this:

I had no idea what to expect when I ordered this, but what a delight this read has been! I like Barbara's work anyway, and to have a magickal love story, knitting, and Vermont all in one? Well...what fun!

I was gifted with Knit Two for Christmas, but then realized I hadn't read the The Friday Night Knitting Club yet, so ordered it from the library. We have our monthly meeting of the Roanoke Valley Knitters and Spinners at the library on Thursday night, so I'll pick that up then...

Wow. A wealth of little diversions. In a month when I really shouldn't indulge in them at all...


Blogger Knitting Linguist said...

Ooh! Good stuff. I'm going to have to try that book out myself -- it sounds right up my alley :)

10:17 PM  
Blogger Ruinwen said...

I'm glad you are making something for yourself in a yummy yarn. You deserve it! :)

8:12 AM  
Blogger Pat K said...

Hey! Everbody's got to relax sometime. No guilt!

9:18 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I've never heard of the Casting Spells one. I'm intrigued!

2:45 PM  
Blogger Opal said...

it's good to treat yourself! no one work's harder then you so you deserve it!

3:12 PM  
Anonymous Carrie K said...

You need the occaional diversion after work, y'know. Are the rooms put back together? It sounds like a wonderful swap of furniture and more bookshelves is always A Good Thing.

Those spiralicious-eses you made for others are really cute!

3:22 PM  
Blogger Dana said...

Ooooh..more Mustang Sally. I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with it. I finished Casting Spells over Christmas and I enjoyed it thoroughly.

Happy New Year!

4:27 PM  
Blogger Brenda said...

I've heard several good things about that book; I'll have to check it out.

Looking forward to seeing your Spiralicious. I hope the yarn holds out! And, I've been trying to find a mostly reds semi-sold yarn, and had forgotten about Mustang Sally--so thanks for the inadvertent reminder!

Happy New Year!

1:40 PM  

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