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Yarnalong - the one with Gloamin Tide spoilers

I made sure that in the thumb nail picture you can't see the shape of the shawl. I've just started clue six - the final clue in Ysolda's mystery shawl knit-along. I haven't even sneeked a peak at any of the clues until I have finished knitting them, and managed to avoid spoilers. Here's the full shawl after clue five:



Only one more to go, but quite a bit more knitting. This has been such a fun project, and now I can see how its going to look it's very satisfying.

After finishing Jojo Moyes' Silver Bay, and hating it so much (my review is here if you are interested) I really wanted to read something fun and fast. Ian Banks' Complicity fit the bill. It's a thriller / mystery / who done it / romp and I can't stop reading it. Such a pleasure to read a book that i don't want to put down, even if some of the subject matter is rather dark. 

I'm joining in with Ginny and the monthly yarnalong. I recommend popping over to her blog to see what everyone else is knitting and reading this month.

If you want to find all my book reviews, I'm SharonDblk on Goodreads. On Ravelry I'm SharonDoubleknit, and I blog about my knitting and sometimes my reading, cats and other adventures right here.

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  1. Lovely color on the shawl! I like some of the stitch patterns (from what I can see!) I'm never able to keep up with Mystery KALs, but I'm really into shawls right now, so I might have to get my knit on for one!

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    1. It's a really fun knit. I highly recommend it.

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