Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Yarn Along


Reading: Flora & Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo. I love her books, even though they usually make me cry. (The Tiger Rising? Very good, but I have vivid memories of reading that book in one sitting, curled up in a chair sobbing.) This one, so far, is lighter than some of her others and is making me smile, even though it's not an absolute favorite.

Knitting: A sweater for my niece for Christmas. It's another Granny's Favourite, which I made her previously two years ago. Stella is still small, three years old, so it's still very easy for me to knit her a sweater each Christmas. With her curly blond hair and love for Frozen and Cinderella, I think this light teal blue color will be perfect. :)

{Yarn Along is a weekly link up hosted by Ginny where you can share what you've been knitting and reading.}

16 comments:

  1. Such pretty knitting! Don't you love it when your knitting and books match colors?

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    1. Thanks! Yes, I get a strange sense of satisfaction when my knitting and book match. :)

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  2. Oh, that teal color is lovely. What is the yarn?

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    1. It's Swish DK from KnitPicks, in the Wonderland Heather colorway.

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  3. I haven't read a Kate Dicamillo book in so long. Because of Winn Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, were all my favorites. Quality children's literature right there! It's true though, her books are heartbreaking, some of my earliest experiences of crying while reading were with her stories.

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    1. I especially love The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and The Magician's Elephant! She does write quality children's books. :)

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  4. As you say perfect for a three year old princess fan! Very pretty

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  5. I love this little sweater you have knitted. The pattern is so pretty and the yarn color will be perfect for a little one. Have a great day! Pat

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    1. Thanks! This is a lovely little pattern.

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  6. Beautiful sweater! Really loving that color.

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    1. Thanks! It's prettier than it looks in the photo: more of an icy teal color than just baby blue.

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  7. That color and pattern is beautiful, Kristin! :) What a wonderful gift.

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