Yarn Along

5:30 AM

It's Wednesday and that  means it's time again for the weekly yarn along.  Books and knitting.  Two of my favorite things.  I did get some time this week to do both!  I worked on the Miranda hat, my 5x5x5 blanket and my log cabin blanket.   I got quite a bit done on the hat.  Now that the Olympics are over I should make even more progress since I won't have to work backwards!  Hopefully I'll finish this week or at least come close.  We are going to a reunion in Gettysburg and I think during nap time I'll get some quality knitting time in.

 
I finished The True Story of Hansel and Gretel written by Louise Murphy.  I highly recommend this book.  It is a bit disturbing, but then again most of World War II is pretty disturbing.  A co-worker and I were talking about it.  Can you imagine dropping off your 7 and 11 year old in the woods  because it is their best chance for survival?  Completely beyond my realm of comprehension.  

I picked up these two books at the library this week.  I don't have bees yet, but by next spring I hope to be set up so I thought I'd pick up the book.  I'm pretty excited to read the canning book.  I make a lot of stuff out of the garden, but I think there are some interesting sounding recipes.

Happy Yarn Along Wednesday!

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9 comments

  1. Thanks for the book recommendation, I will add it to the never ending reading list (that I love). Wow, bees!!!

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  2. Yeah, that kind of boggles my mind, too.

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  3. I'm glad to hear you are making more progress on the blankets, that's fantastic! The Miranda hat design is also loads of fun!

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  4. I am jealous of everyone making miranda hats! My mum tells the most interesting stories about her life in WWII..nothing as drastic as told in the book, but still ???

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  5. I'm always in awe of knitters that have more than one project going. I'm a "one project at a time" gal myself... ;-)

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  6. I feel the same way about watching the olympics and knitting, that's why I had to switch to just doing a plain knit stitch.
    How exciting to be getting bees. I am allergic, but I think I have just about talked my husband into getting some, he'll take care of the outside work and I'll do the inside work with the honey and comb.

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  7. Glad you enjoyed the book. How exciting about the prospect of bees. Jacinta

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  8. Looking forward to seeing pics of your Miranda Hat! I love bees.

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  9. It sounds like you had a very productive week!

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