Knitting This Week

6:00 AM

It's Wednesday again and that means it is time for the weekly Yarn Along.  I am joining with Ginny and everyone to share yarn and books.  I have been working on the "Woobie" for a baby gift.  It's coming along quite nicely.  I got to the part where I "criss cross" the stitches to close the hole and somehow dropped eight stitches.  Ugh.  I was able to pick them up again, but that row is not pretty.  Luckily it will be under the puppy's head.

I just finished reading Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger.  He is the author of the Cork O'Connor series that I read a couple of months ago.  This book was a stand-alone book, not apart of that series.  The story is told from the perspective a 13 year old boy but told 40 years later.  For young Frank it is the summer of death with the hardest one was the murder of his older sister.  I really enjoyed reading this book and while it wasn't quite as suspenseful as some of the mystery books I like to read, the story was fabulous.

Happy Yarn Along Wednesday!



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6 comments

  1. I hate dropping stitches. Blocking seems to help. I'm curious to see how it turns out! Enjoy your week Jen.

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  2. how cute this is going to be!!! :)

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  3. What an interesting construction! I have knit out, but never in, if that makes any sense, but I really do like the look and have plans to cast on one for Porter.
    Thank you for the book recommendations on Goodreads, you know me well!

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  4. that will be super cute when done. Our daughter's have the same name, only the spelling is different, as ours is one R and two N's.

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  5. Pink and gray is such a soft and pleasing color combination... a sweet gift for sure. Sorry about the dropped stitches--so annoying when that happens.
    xoxoo

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  6. I don't think anyone will notice, looks so beautiful and I love the way it is constructed!!

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