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Unravelled Wednesday - The one where I join a club

As usual on a Wednesday, I’m linking up with Kat from As Kat Knits and the Unravellers, to discuss what we have been up to this week. 
The most exciting thing for me is I joined a yarn club. It’s been a long time since I did more than a pattern club, because I am all about stash reduction, but Stranded in Oz is one of my favourite Aussie dyers. I’m knitting Leon’s Winter Set (2020) in her yarn, and when I saw she was mailing club subscriptions this week, I couldn’t help myself.

My reading has been a bit odd again. I finished The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Tara Jenkins Reid on Monday. I LOVED it. I haven’t started anything else. In my defence, at work lunch time I have been reading The gift of Pain, which is a fine book. I agree wholeheartedly with most of what the author has to say, but that doesn’t make for a thrilling read! 
I’m also listening to The Erratics, written and read by Vicki Laveau-Harvie. I’m not sure I love it, but it is odd, compelling listening. 

 The knitting is going well. I finished the hat I wrote about last week, and am really, really happy with the way the crown came out. I also finished the Baby Surprise Jacket, and – as usual with these I think it’s the cutest thing I’ve ever knit! Blocked photos of both to follow. 

Now I’m knitting the matching mitts for Leon, and am really happy with them too. It’s always a little bit of a gamble when I put the patterns together myself, but these have worked out quite nicely. After the mitts, I’m going to make a matching scarf and hat, because I do like a love of matchy, matchy, matchiness. Happy Wednesday, and I hope you are having as much fun with your reading / listening / knitting or other crafts and hobbies as I am.


  1. I like the texture in those mitts. Baby Surprise jackets are lots of fun.

  2. You've been busy!! Love the mitts!


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