Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Yarnalong - the one where I'm back to real life

Yep, holidays end but life goes on. And so does knitting and reading and, each Wednesday, the Yarnalong, hosted by Ginny of Small Things. Pop over to her blog to see what she, and the rest of the yarnalong, are up to this week.

I've been knitting another bathmatt, this time using the Turkish Tiles dishcloth pattern as a base. It's mosaic knitting, which is a new to me technique, and I'm enjoying it, and loving the way it looks. I'm using the remains of the yarn from Elise's blanket, so I'll keep knitting until I run out of yarn. I've used about a third of the yarn so far, so it should end up quite a good size.

I'm reading Chris Cleave's Everyone Brave is Forgiven. I'm quite near the end and it's a decent read, but disappointing compared to his other books. Like Gold, which I talk about here. Still a decent read.

I'm listening to The Invisible Mile by David Coventry. I started it before we left for New Zealand, as the author, protagonist and narrator are all kiwis. The book is largely set in France and is a rather odd listen, not helped by the fact that I've been listening only intermittently while I was away. Now that I am back to my real life, I have more opportunity to listen to audio.

And speaking of my real life, I had best get back to what I am meant to be doing right now, which is working,rather than writing about my knitting and reading.  

1 comment:

  1. Your bathmat is going to be very pretty. I love that pattern.

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