Wednesday, November 4, 2015

knitting and reading

The beginning of November...what should I be knitting?  Christmas presents.  What am I knitting?  Something for myself!



I am still working on my runner.  I have another ball of yarn in this green color, and I don't know if I am going to continue or just leave it as a one ball of yarn runner.  I know that it will not hang over the sides of the bookcase I am making it for, but I think that is OK.  I think that I want it to be a little bit smaller, a decorative accent for the top of my bookshelf, and a place to set a candle and a basket.


My book is one that I received a couple weeks ago.  I haven't started it yet, but it is next on my list.  From the back cover:

When India Hartley is accused of murder, she must uncover the deceptions of others to save herself.

Sounds like a good, and quick read!  It is a historical romance with a touch of suspense.  I think that it will be something fun to read this week.

I am fighting off a cough right now, so I need to start hitting up my raw apple cider vinegar.  It is slightly annoying because the weather has been really nice lately - in fact last year at this time there was snow on the ground...and with the weather hitting 60 degrees all week long, well I want to be out enjoying it!  

What are you knitting and reading this week?  Any fun Christmas presents getting started?

14 comments:

  1. Absolutely love the color of this yarn, I think it's perfect for a candle and a basket!

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  2. Such a pretty knit pattern and color! It has been a rather mild fall/autumn, even here in the Pacific NW. Enjoying it while it lasts!

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  3. Your runner is so very pretty. I know a lot of people with persistent coughs these days. For us it's allergies. I'm hoping it goes away soon!

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  4. Very pretty green. And a good idea for a knitted project. Enjoy each stitch.

    Happy knitting from Andrea @ This Knitted Life

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  5. Pretty runner!! That shade of green is lovely! No Christmas knitting here either... Totally knitting for myself too!

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  6. gorgeous color and i really love the pattern. it does not have to hang over on the bookcase but it would show it off so much better if it did. the pattern is just so lovely, either way, it is awesome. i have started knitting christmas presents...i can show them here as no family members read my blog!!!

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  7. such a lovely pattern. that is going to be a fabulous runner. :)

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  8. I love the green and the pattern of that runner. I keep reminding myself that I need to knit gifts not cast on everything I see..haha! good luck :)

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  9. Wow! What a beautiful knit! Color and the stitch pattern go so well together!

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  10. Hope you are feeling better soon!
    I'm glad to see that you are progressing with your runner - the color and pattern are both fabulous! :D

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  11. Yes, I should be doing my Christmas knitting, too! We have a runner on top of a quilt cabinet that doesn't hang over the sides, and we love it. Just enough color and texture to lay a base for the lanterns and books that we have there. :) Happy knitting!

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  12. That is a beautiful knit. I love the idea of a runner.

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  13. Beautiful! Feel better in time to enjoy the weather.

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  14. What a gorgeous color! I am currently crocheting baby boots (uggs) for my new granddaughter! I hope to make little Mary Jane shoes for her next.

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