Monday, December 27, 2010

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 single photo and share it either on your blog or on Flickr. Leave a link below to share your photo with the rest of us!
Ginny Sheller from Small Things

Project: Vintage Pixie Hat from She's Crafty using Spud and Chloe fine yarn in Cricket
Book: Colum McCann's Let the Great World Spin

As usual I am a bit behind getting some gifts completed and out the door.  Hopefully my little niece will understand, right M?  I love the look of the pixie hat and think little Olive will look adorable in it.  I've just about completed it, and along with a matching scarf and mittens, it will be a little warm ensemble for those cold mountain winters.

The book - I've just started and I am intrigued.  Pivoting around the 1970-something twin towers tightrope walk, Let the Great World Spin tells the story of all these lives intersecting in NYC.  It's won the National Book Awards and gleaned accolades from everyone in the literary world, so hopefully it will be a good read.  I'm kind of wishing I had it on CD, though, because I hate choosing between reading and knitting!  I've been alternating during my free time... so nice to have family around to make that possible!


Pomegranategrl said...

I LOVE the pixie hat. That color will be perfect. I can't wait to see it done.

MJ said...

That will be so sweet when it's finished! And the book--I have picked that up before but didn't get it so you'll have to share what you thought when you finish!! Right now I am reading "Life Safari". A short read but VERY interesting about our "big five for life"--the five things we find most important that we must do ... I do recommend it :).

MJ said...

Oh and thanks for sharing Yarn Along! I just may have to join in :)!!