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Yarnalong - the one with puppies, hoarders and colonists

This week my friend Anna got a rescue greyhound. I'm so excited for her, and a tiny bit jealous,  because we want one too, but now is not the time for us. As a "welcome home" present, I'm knitting her a jumper. It's a bit fun, and something different, and looks very strange in this photo, but it will all make sense in the end, or so I am told.

I'm listening to Coming Clean, which is a memoir of the author growing up with a father who is a hoarder. I'm not sure it's a very good book, but I'm enjoying it.

And I'm reading John Scazi's The Last Colony.  It's the third book in The Old Man's War series, and I'm enjoying it as much as I enjoyed the previous two, which is to say - quite a lot.

And that's what I'm knitting, reading and listening to this week. Pop over to Ginny's blog to see what she, and the rest of the Yarnalong are up to this week.


  1. Is the jumper for the dog?
    Have you read Scalzi's Red Shirts? I read it last year and really liked it.

    1. Yep. If you check out the next post, I have photos!
      Loved Red Shirts, I listened to it as an audio book, read by Will Weaton.


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Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

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