Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Pride and Prejudice on my nightstand, the shawl on my needles, and this week's granny square...
The short chapters of Pride and Prejudice are just right for bedtime reading, at least in my opinion. The truth be told, this is my first time reading Miss Austen's wonderful story, but better late than never, right? Such a thrill to enter into a different time and place when protocol determined behavior. Speaking of protocol, I'm still reading Protocol Matters, but in a slow way. It's a practical book that I'm enjoying taking my time reading and considering how to implement.
Still, the shawl...it's slowly coming along. I'll have plenty of time to knit row after row during the long drive down to Stitches West. No, I won't be driving and knitting. :) I'll be happily parked in the backseat of my papa's car for the long drive down to Santa Clara as well as for the drive back up -- 700+ miles each way will supply lots of quality knitting time. I may even finish this project before we return home early next week!
This week's granny square used a stitch I don't believe I've ever used before, the triple treble crochet. Thankfully a tutorial was included with the pattern, so I didn't have to go looking one up. :) Love the small blue hearts created as a result of this unique stitch. AnnaLynn is working to catch up on her squares; some of them are a little difficult for her skill level, but they are providing good learning opportunities for her. :)
So what's growing in your yarn garden? What books are you reading? Please share in the comments and join me at Ginny's & Tami's :)
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