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Yarnalong - the one with the train seat cover

I snapped this weeks yarnalong picture on a suburban train, and some of our trains have seats with random stations printed on them. I love it. they match the ties the station staff have to wear, and I'm always hoping to find one for Bad Tie Monday.

I'm reading Angles of Attack by Marko Kloss.It's good - military sci-fi. It's the third in the series, so no surprises, just a reliable, fun read.

And I'm knitting something on 5mm needles! After knitting 4 ply (fingering) yarn since the beginning of September, I'm knitting Kate Davies Warriston. I'm using Zealana Artisan Heron. It's a merino / possum blend and I love, love, love it. The warmth, the feel, the colour. All so happy making. Also, being on 5mm needles, I cast on on Sunday and have finished both sleeves already!

And that's another week in my life. Do pop over the Ginny's blog Small Things, to see what she, and the rest of the yarnalong, are up to this week. 


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