2 May 2012

Knitting and Crochet and Knitting and Knitting

(and reading)

I finished the Faraway shawl.
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I crocheted a dress for a friend's niece.
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I knitted up an improvised hat as Talia seems to grow out of them just too fast.
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I started on some more baby things for Maarja's little one.

And I read two more Star Wars books.  (Fate of the Jedi series.)  I don't get to read the rest of the series, because the last three books are super-expensive.  This is BAD.

I think it's fairly obvious that in the first half of this week I have been loath to move much from the sofa.  I am now Really Truly Done with the constant on-off cold.  I can barely talk today.  Which is OK, because I think all I'm going to be able to do today is cuddle my nursling and my poor injured toddler on the sofa.

My knitting and sewing piles are looking a lot less, um, towering, though.

The only negative, in the crafting part of my life, is that yesterday while stuck in the hospital doing a lot of waiting and worrying, I did not have a single thing to knit or read with me.  This is what happens when I don't re-pack the change bag because we're only popping out for half an hour...  *sigh*

Joining with Ginny and friends to celebrate the crafting and reading we love.

6 comments:

  1. Oh gosh yes, that would have driven me batty. Nothing like a bit of crafting or reading to calm mama fears and jitters, when little ones are poorly. ((((hugs)))

    Love, love the shawl. I'm really liking the one I'm working on.. I was a bit miffed with myself at first for using a yarn that hides the stitch pattern a bit...... but the more I work it, the prettier it gets, so back in love with it now. Mind I really need to finish my spring season swap gift and get that sent off too.

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  2. Love the shawl it is absolutely beautiful. Hope things are improving on yesterday. xxxx

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  3. I absolutely love that shawl, it is beautiful.

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  4. That crochet dress is too cute! I find crochet to be very satisfying because I can make things so much faster than knitting. But I do love to knit :)

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  5. The shawl is so lovely! Great photo :)

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  6. Seeing that shawl like that would tempt me to find a pole for it and have it as a wall hanging, its so pretty.
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    xxx

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