Yarn Along - July 13

From small things
Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? Take a photo and share it either on your blog or on Flickr.

Yarn along July 13
A wildly colored photo this week. I'm still reading Moby Duck and still working on the baby squared blanket for baby#2. I am getting close - I've eyeballed off what I hope is enough yardage for the border and plan to knit until I get there. I am not sure why, but this version feels like it is turning out a lot longer than the last one I made. I am using the same yarn, Plymouth Encore Colorspun Worsted as before, so I think it is just a knitting illusion. No worries though, it is such a great pattern, and I really think that knitting a car-seat / stroller size is perfect. I am even thinking about working one up, slightly larger, for the Lorax - though, as she doesn't wear things I've knit, she also doesn't use the baby blanket I knit for her either. On top of Moby Duck is a new hat for me. I am working on a Sprial Tweed Cloche from Knitting 24/7 by Veronik Avery, one of my favorite designers. I do have it on dpns now, but have dug out the circular because I am finding I do not really like dpns for this many stitches at this weight. It is a good pick up and put down project.

If you are just popping by the blog for the "Yarn Along" - last week I was still working on my Juneblueberry Triangle - and as of Sunday it was all done, ends woven in and blocked! I posted about it here.

And just because this makes me giggle - the Lorax has been getting much better at her drawings - apparently she loves using all mediums which is fun - today I didn't even know she was working on this piece, a very identifiable ink drawing - a pregnant me!
Portrait, by L age 3.5
Sure, I think I've gotten a little rounder in the face, I can't really see my feet too well, but I know they haven't swelled, and my hips have widened to make room for the baby. Not sure where my arms are - possibly crossed across me (and the boobs?). And yes, that's the face I make most days :)


Emily said...

The drawing is absolutely adorable.

Plymouth Encore yarns are at the top of my "love and affordable" yarn list :)

karen said...

That is a very cute drawing! I love the color of the book and the knitting project together~festive!

Gracey is not my name.... said...

LOL! Love the drawing!!!! Not sure I'm coming tomorrow, as I have tickets to the midnight showing of Harry Potter...

sara said...

I especially love the baby's face, too! Such a cute picture.

WifeMomKnitter said...

She's a winner! :-)

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