Sarah who runs the Bury Me With My Needles blog is actually a distant cousin of mine. We met years ago at a family reunion but that’s it. Thanks to my mom’s cousin’s wife Joyce though I was able to come across Sarah’s blog and holy cow does she do some fun things with yarn!
Seriously? How cute?
Who would have guessed that two girls who met years ago would both end up to be lovers of knitting? I’m looking forward to learning more about her while also seeing what else she comes up with!
what you’re reading
I’m a pretty avid reader but I’m in a bit of a funk with the book I’ve been reading. I’ve stalled and can’t seem to get going. But… as of last night I started a new knitting project so that’s what I’ve been reading today. The Carousel sock pattern from Knitty.com. It’s a pretty awesome pattern and I’m loving it, although I’m pretty sure I’m going to change yarns because I’m not digging the results yet.
Here’s a picture of what the socks could look like. Pretty awesome, yes?
I’ve always loved the color green. Even when I thought my favorite color was something else, there was always a love for the color green in there. I can remember the green crayon in a pack of Crayola’s being my favorite. I used to make sure that my pictures always had grass and trees in them so that I could use my green crayon. 🙂
I’m a knitter and if there’s one thing you should know about knitters is that we generally are the ones giving the knitting while no one really knits for us. I’m a part of our local Knitting Guild here though and six months ago we were given the opportunity to participate in a secret swap. Each participant had to bring in enough of their yarn to make a scarf, cowl, or shawl. I picked a scarf because I’m not a shawl or cowl person. The yarn that each person brought was then packed up into secret brown paper bags and mixed up among other members. I got someone’s yarn and had to make a scarf for her while someone else got my yarn and made a scarf for me. Tonight was the reveal night and I got my scarf back. I’m in LOVE! I’ve had this sock yarn for a few years and have always loved it but never picked a project for it. Judy who did the knitting for me made this beautiful scarf and I just adore it. It’s so wonderful to have someone knit for me for a change!