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Unravelled Wednesday - the one with the post bendigo yarn hangover

I'm really enjoying joining in with Kat on these posts, it feels like a chance to just chat about what is going on in my week. I've put away all the yarn I bought, and am now playing with it in my head. I think I messed up my yarn amounts for Waiting for Rain, and I want to get the dying done for Chuck sweater

I bought inners for the cushion covers I bought at the show, and now I have sheep pillows on my couch. This delights me. 

I finished Dottir and ended up loving it. If you are a Crossfitter, or know anything about Crossfit this memoir is worth checking out. Now I'm reading Amor Towles' Rules of Civility.

It is nothing like A Gentleman in Moscow. If I have to compare it to something it would be Elizabeth Gilbert's City of Girls although I am enjoying my current read more. I'm knitting away on my Suburban Scarf, the knitting itself is going fine, but if I was following the pattern, this would be the final set of stripes, and then a few rows until the cast off. I know it will grow on blocking, but not that much, and it's tiny. 

Also, I have a lot of yarn left. So I'm extending it, repeating some of the patterns, to make it a good sized scarf. I don't want it to me huge, but I do want it to be a length I'll actually enjoy wearing. And that's my week in books and knitting and other random things!


  1. Amor Towles is one of my favorite authors. I loved Rules of Civility. (And Gentleman in Moscow, too.) Love your cushions!

  2. I, too, loved Rules of Civility - so much. Amor Towles is a wonderful writer! Your knitting is looking good, but I hate when things are too small as well! (And, I have a couple of way too big things - so I hear you on that too!)

  3. I loved Gentleman in Moscow and so would like to read Rules of Civility. Keep us posted on the scarf. I'm glad you have yarn enough to make it larger. A too short scarf is not very useful or wearable.


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