Yarn Along

7:00 AM

Time once again to join the weekly Yarn Along.  Books and knitting.  I'm definitely not getting much of either done this summer.  I am waiting patiently through this heat to knit again.  I started the Miranda Hat that Evelyn from Project Stash designed.  I've only done two rows so far.  I thought I needed a cooler project than a blanket sitting in my lap.  Even in the AC.  I'm using some of the softer yarn in  my stash.

I picked up Made From Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life by Jenna Wogrinrich at the library when we went for baby story time last week.  The author decided to learn a few of the skills she needs to be a homesteader.  Only one chapter in, so I have no opinion of the book yet. 

I am also reading the last Fifty Shades book.  I must say I am so over Christian Grey.  There is at least some sort of story line in this book, but I don't like his controlling tendancies.

OK.  I WAS reading Fifty Shades Freed.  A couple of hours ago, I realized that I left my book on the airplane behind my jumpseat.  I'll be lucky if I ever see it again.  Maybe I was subconsciously done with the book.  But I really want to see how it all ends.  Ugh!

Happy Yarn Along Wednesday!

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7 comments

  1. What a total bummer! Maybe you can pick up another copy secondhand - I have a feeling there are probably many out there. So, was it a decent read? Worth the time getting through all three books?

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    1. The writing is not that great. And I think you can tell she is a British writer because she uses some language that we wouldn't use here in the US. There is at least some sort of storyline to the books. They are definitely a good escape read.

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  2. I'll have to look for the book you are currently reading, sounds interesting.

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  3. Awww, man! That stinks. They 'additions' at the end of Freed make finishing off the series so worthwhile.

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  4. I love the miranda hat, it is such a quick, fun knit! What yarn are you using for it?

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    1. I am using some soft pink variegated yarn from my stash. I think it was a Caron Simply Soft. I'm not sure since it didn't come to me with any label. For an acrylic blend yarn it is soft enough for a hat.

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  5. The Miranda hat looks very cute. Oh no about leaving your book behind. We once left one of my daughter favourite books (at the time) on a flight. I rang as soon as I realised, but never got it back. It was an expensive hardcover book too. Fingers crossed someone more honest hands in your book. Jacinta

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