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Yarnalong -the one with the flashback photo

I normally take a photo specifically for Wednesday's post, but Leon snapped this one of me knitting and reading on the weekend, and I thought it was appropriate, particularly since  I was so fortunate to spend four days knitting and reading (and hiking and camping) in such beautiful surroundings. 


I'm reading The Grand Sophy by Georgette Hayer. How did I get this far along in my life without ever reading her? It's a super fun romp of a book and I'm loving it.

I'm knitting away on my mother's ASJ. It's got ALL THE COLOURS, and I'm loving it too, although stressing that it will be too small. But I did a gauge swatch and now I just need to trust the process.

Click over to Ginny's blog Small Things, to see what she, and the rest of the yarnalong were up to this week. 

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