...Or rather do all the things? Happy Sunday to you!
February self-striping socks, Yarn Little Dyeworks in the colorway MySistersKnitter (how cool,right?)
What a busy week. As the title suggests, it has been a knitting frenzied week. It actually feels like I have had my grubby paws in just about everything.
Knitsch sock in the colorway Filibuster
Mystery sock yarn for February has been drawn. In case you have no idea what the mystery sock yarn is about. In the Raverly group one of our members Alice, came up with the idea of us doing a casual 12 month Mystery Sock Yarn KAL. I collected 12 sock yarns and put them in 12 project bags and each month I grab one and knit that baby up.
Swatch for Henny shawl. Yarn Love Anne Shirley in the colorway Pineapple Upside Down Cake.
Then the beautiful Liesl asked for test knitters for her new shawl pattern, Henny. I was so there with needles at the ready.
Designer extraordinaire Robin, asked if I would test knit on of her new designs with her lush yarn. Yes, please! Only good things can come of all those blues, am I right?
For fear of making all the monogamous knitters out there faint, I will fib and say that the above knits are all that is happening. For the rest of you, let's just say there is much more. :)
More sweet sock scrap donations from Donna were received, among other fun treats. I can't wait to add these beauties to my blanket! Speaking of blankets, have you seen the stunner that Nicky finished? I have no plans to rush my blanket because it is very much about the process, but seeing Nicky's made me very excited.
As you can see it has been a week full of knitting, which is always a good thing. Book reading has also been happening. For those into book talk we have a thread in the group which has resulted in my GoodReads' want to read list to grow. Of course if you have books that you would like to recommend please share. Or if you would like to friend me on GoodReads scroll down near the bottom of my sidebar and you will find a link to my profile.
The books I read in January:
So we have knitting, reading and now cooking. Told you- it was a "do all the things" type of week. Our weather here in Arizona was on the cooler end the last couple of weeks making stews and soups top on the menu.
Chicken stew-no recipe as it was a mix of tips from friends and a little bit of this and that.
Now that our temps are on the rise, I am looking for some light Spring-like recipes. Can you help a girl out?
Alright, I feel like I have rambled on long enough. Funny that is the perfect way to describe this week, rambled. Before I go I have to announce the winner of last week's giveaway.
~That Primrose Ascot catches my eye ever time!~
Congratulation Kepanie! I will be forwarding your information to the publisher.
Have the best day today!