Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Yarnalong - the one where everything is simple

So, this week I finished last week's embarrassing book and started another romance novel. I guess I'm going through a phase. This one is called  How to Knit a Love Song (Although in Australia published under the less endearing name Eliza's Gift) by Rachael Herron, whom I came across as the designer of a hot water bottle cover. Anyway, it's an easy read and I'm enjoying it so far.

 I'm just finishing up the ninth Discworld on audio. Eric is a very short listen, but a good one. I'm pretty sure I read this years ago, but when I was young I didn't get how much of Terry Pratchett is mocking modern office life. Now i get it and I laugh, sort of, since I do work in the sort of painfully bureaucratic environment he loves to mock.

And I'm knitting socks for my Father. Using the Hermione's Everyday sock pattern. It's a very basic, easy to memorise pattern, which just about breaking up the pooling in the yarn. 

I guess I'm just in the mood for simple in all things this week, perhaps because my life, both at work and outside, is suddenly crazy busy. 

As usual on a Wednesday I'm playing along with Ginny and the other yarn along peeps. Pop over to the Small Things blog to check out what everyone is knitting and reading.

3 comments:

  1. I read How to Knit a Love Song and enjoyed it. I was thinking of a couple of scenes from the book recently and couldn't remember the name. Thanks!

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  2. I love that pattern....pretty and simple!!

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  3. I have Hermione's on my list and I still have not done them yet. I like your yarn. I think it will look great with that pattern.

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