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Yarnalong - the one with Strathendrick

I have finished the colourwork on Strathendrick:

Now "all" I have to do is to kitchener the shoulders - in colourwork, and knit the collar, sleeves and bottom hem. Piece of cake. 

This has been a really fun knit, except for the bit last night where I found out somehow I have an extra repeat on the back. I'm sure I can sort that out though, it's already meant to be hugely oversized.

I'm also enjoying my read - Raising Stony Mayhall, by Daryl Gregory. Every book he writes is innovative and completely different. This one is about zombies - but not really. I recommend.

I've got jury duty tomorrow, and there is some discussion about whether I will, or won't be allowed to take my needles into the court. The info they sent said "no knitting needles" but I've been through court security before, with Signature Stilletos, no less. So I think I'll leave the giant jumper at home, and take a pair of socks on 2mm bamboo needles, and see how I go. In any case, I'm reading a good book, so it should be a pleasant enough day either way.

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. What a wonderful piece of colorwork! I'm scared of stranded knitting myself and am always so impressed when someone does it well. Well done!!

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    1. Like everything, it's easy when you know how! Start with something small, like a hat, and you'll have the hang of it in no time.

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  2. Wow, what a piece!! Beautiful work; good luck with the shoulder seams. :)

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  3. Wow such an inspiring knitted piece and great colors, I have made a note of the book you are reading.

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