Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Stolen Time Socks

My socks are progressing quite quickly, much faster than my reading. I am hoping to steal a bit of time today to finish them. I only have another inch before the toe decreases. Two weeks for a pair of socks isn't too bad.

As I knit the foot, I have been plotting my next project. I am trying to decide what yarn and pattern I most want to knit. The evidence of this process is currently piled on my desk. I am planning on joining the Nordic Wind KAL a bit late. I really like the subtle shifting colors used in the basic triangular shawl. I also will be casting on for the Through the Loops Mystery Sock beginning tomorrow. I have joined each year and really enjoy the process. I also want to knit a sweater for Aine out of some yarn she selected last month. I am planning on making the new Shirley Temple pattern. And then I want to make a sweater for myself. So many ideas and such a tough time deciding!

I finished All the Light We Cannot See a few weeks ago. It was such a good book. I enjoyed it so much, I even recommended it to a woman at the library who was looking for a new read. When that was done, I picked up Nora Webster. It took a bit to get into it, and I ended up needing to return the book to the library. I promptly put it back on hold and was able to pick it up earlier this week. I find the main character quite interesting. Her emotions and reactions resonant with me in the dealing with my mom and discussions of widowhood. I hope to find a bit more time in the next week to finish it.

Joining back up with Ginny for the Yarn Along.

5 comments:

  1. what lovely colors in that pile of yarny goodness on the desk!!!! such great plans for the knitting future, too!!!

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  2. The earthy colored yarns look so soft. I' curious what you'll make from the blue yarn - it's fantastic!

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  3. I really like your socks :) I tried knitting socks TAAT and got in such a tangle I gave up. I think 2 socks in two weeks is some good knitting!

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  4. I want to read all the light book but I need to get through my pile first. Love your neutrals in the photo and those socks, well that would fit into my wardrobe :)

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  5. QUE HERMOSURA DE COLORES!!!
    UNAS LANAS HERMOSAS.

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