Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Yarn Along

Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? Take a photo and share it either on your blog or on Flickr. Leave a link below to share your photo with the rest of us! ~ **From Ginnys Blog

It is raining here in VA but I managed to get an outdoor shot before the rains set in. I am so excited about this week's read and what is on my needles. I have cast on (that makes about 3 items that I am knitting on at one time--sigh) and am knitting up a February Lady Sweater for ME! I am also doing a bit of research as I knit along and using  Elizabeth Zimmermann/Knitter's Almanac instructions for the buttonholes. And as I am flipping through Elizabeth Zimmermann's book I am once again drawn into the writing. The pictures she creates in a knitter's mind is so vivid. I love words like pithy, don't you?
I am also knitting on some I-cord so I can string up our our summertime fun cards! Be prepared for a photo as soon as I finish. I need to knit about 5 feet or so--hopefully the remaining 4 feet go well. Taylor had her 15th birthday! And she made her own rainbow cake. I was there to control  supervise in case there were questions or concerns. And, of course,  for the clean-up.
It was yummy(everyone agreed-even Cooper!) and it was a mathematical equation at the same time! Perfect for her!
I can't wait to see what other bloggers have been reading and knitting on! AS EZ SAID-- “Knit On, with confidence and hope, through all crises.”


  1. What a fun cake!
    I love great words too. Through a few out of the usual words into something and I'm likely a fan :)

  2. I knit a February Lady for myself, too. I wear it a lot, so I hope you enjoy knitting up the pattern for yourself. :-)

  3. OH I have got to just buy the EZ book! It's been on my wish list forever now. That cardigan looks soo comfy, and I love your blog background. I wish for rain. TX is all dried up at the moment. I can hardly keep things growing.

  4. Yes, I do love Elizabeth's 'pithy' writing style!

    And thank you so much for your encouragement these past couple of days. You really nailed how I was feeling. I didn't mention that I also took my knitting to the reservoir. I didn't get much done, but I did add a few inches to the sweater that I'm working on. So I did take conservative knit mom's advice to knit on!


Thanks for stopping by- I treasure hearing from you.