Wednesday, November 6, 2013

YARN ALONG



A knitter only appears to be 

knitting yarn. Also being knitted 
are winks, mischief, sighs, fragrant 
possibilities, wild dreams. 

~Dr. SunWol






























Knitting this week has taken 
a little detour, while I am 
still knitting away on my
sweater for Emerson, I
cast on and off a little bird
that I think will make a
fun Christmas ornament.
The pattern is offered free
on Ravelry, it's super easy,
quick and the end result
is, I think, pretty cute.

I am reading one of the
best books, The Goldfinch.
I have just begun Part II
and while I am trying to 
take it slow, you know,
to make it last, I find myself
sitting longer and longer 
soaking in the words that
Donna Tartt has so amazingly
arranged on paper. I have 
added The Goldfinch to
my top 20 list of favorite 
books. 

Joining with Ginny.

16 comments:

  1. Oh that feeling of make the book last longer so I can savor it but hurry up so I can find out what happens, the best feeling in the world!! The bird is cute and would make a lovely stocking stuffer. Emerson is going to love that sweater :)

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  2. I'm trying to read the book slowly, too, so it'll last. Donna Tartt is such a wonderful writer.

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  3. What a sweet little birdie, Tracey. Were you lucky enough to happen upon those perfect branch feet or did you make them?

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    1. Thank you Courtney. I made the feet from the branches of my Tea Olive Bush.

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  4. Thank you for the book idea. Sounds so good!!! And I've made a little bird too. It's so fun to knit animals! Happy Knitting and Reading.

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  5. Oh how I love that sweet little bird. So cute!

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  6. Well, hello, little guy! He's adorable, Tracey! I'm off to check on that book... You're making it even harder to want to read my book club selection with a review like that!

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  7. I can't even stand how cute that bird is!

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  8. your wee birdy is super sweet.
    your poem at the top should have added HAIR. i am always knitting my hair into things (accidentally) lol

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  9. ahhh, a bird theme going this week!! (i'm reading the goldfinch,too, and also loving it....maybe i knit to knit a gold little birdie!) Yours is too cute for words!

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  10. If only your knitting could talk about the sights, smells, and sounds they hear.

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  11. I love your wee bird, so cute! I've just reserved the audio book at my library, thanks for the recommendation!

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  12. Your little red bird is too cute! What a great idea.

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  13. He is so very cute I'm alas not very good at knitting hope to get better one day when I have more time to pratice. Love the tree pic and blue sky :)

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  14. cute little bird!

    and so glad you are enjoying tartt - love her writing.

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