Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tending my yarn garden...
This week's knitting time was focused on finishing a pair of perfect fit newborn socks for a baby shower and working on my tea leaves cardi. I found a great tutorial for the kitchener stitch which is used to neatly close up the toes of the socks; it's linked in my notes on Ravelry. My tea leaves cardi is coming along nicely; I'm finished with the increases and garter rows and have moved on to the easy peasy stockinette portion. In other knitting news, I'm working on a pair of my mitts which my mom requested in black for her birthday (this Friday) and then will set all else aside to finish my adopted baby blanket since (and just in case you missed my announcement) I became a grandma on Saturday!! I posted about it here, if you want to take a look. :)
Still reading Cooked which I think is going to be one of those slow reads that I pick up from time to time. I'm still reading P&P and making slow progress on my Bible-in-a-year read through. Sounds like all my reading is going rather slowly, and it is. Life is full to the brim right now, so reading time is limited; however, last night I got to "baby sit" for an hour and a half so the son and daughter-in-law could catch up on some much needed sleep -- nothing like reading in bed with a baby in my arms. :)
How about you? What books are you reading? What's growing in your yarn garden? Please share in the comments and join me at Ginny's.
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PS: We have so much going on this week, but I'll do my best to visit your yarn along posts...thanks for leaving a comment!