Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Yarn Along

For this week's Yarn Along, I just completed both a book and a knitting project. The knitting is the Star Crossed Cable Beret, which I've knitted twice in the last week. (It's the hat I decided to knit for Elizabeth with the blue yarn from last week's Yarn Along.) I enjoyed knitting it so much, that I decided to use some extra Blue Sky Alpaca suri merino, leftover from my vest, to make another one for a friend. This yarn is soft and scrumptious. I love knitting with it!

I also just finished A Long Walk to Water, which I read about on a teen book list sometime in the last few months. It's a short read, around 100 pages, but quite intense and full of action. I thought I might read it aloud to the kids, but it's really a middle school read. I don't think my younger 2 would handle the intensity and sadness quite yet. I still highly recommend it for middle school and older though.


  1. Super great hat, I love the cables!

  2. That book sounds really intense but, at the same time, important to read. Sometimes it's so easy to take our clean water, electricity, etc. for granted.

  3. Love your hat and the book sounds interesting, I might have to read it.

  4. Wow, lots of hat knitting. I like the pattern.


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