Wednesday, November 22, 2017

About To Go On The Needles

This delicious cake of Hawthorne Fingering in the Birthday Cake Speckle colorway is going to be cast on today as the start of my Land of Sweets cowl. I'm hoping that this plus my scrap yarn will be enough to complete the cowl.
I hope to squeeze in some reading time during this 5-day weekend, though it will be busy with family. I am halfway through The World Broke in Two. I am thoroughly enjoying it, but I would say that it's definitely a book for a book-lover.  If you are not fascinated by Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D.H. Lawrence, I suspect you'd find this book a bore.
I've just begun Bluets by Maggie Nelson. It's lyrical blend of genres, including memoir and true crime. It's short so I should have a review by next week.
Kola urges all Americans and anyone else who wants to join in to count their blessings this weekend. Kola herself is grateful for all crumbs dropped on the floor or countertop. She also appreciates a warm stove burner.

14 comments:

  1. I caught one of our cats sitting on the heat register in the laundry room today. Sadly for her, that register is right in front of a leaky sliding door.

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  2. I like Hawthorne yarn a lot. Eager to see your WIP!

    Jessie cat sits on top of heating vent, and also on top of the foot warmers we put in our bed!

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  3. Great yarn! I have many blessing to give thanks for-kitties are just one thing on the list! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. I really like Hawthorne yarn. Thar will make a gorgeous cowl. Tyg has been sleeping on the bathroom rug next to the heater. Wishing you a Happy and Tasty Thanksgiving.

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  5. Kola, I think you have giving us all a good lesson. Be grateful for all the crumbs that come our way. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  6. Beautiful Yarn! Thanks for the book review. I am reading Eckhart Tolle "A New Earth" and I do read slow now a days. That kitty looks so adorable!

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  7. That yarn is lovely! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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  8. I have been eyeing that cowl! I might just have to make it at some point.. And I just went and book that book "The World Broke In Two" on my Amazon wishlist...

    Linda in VA

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  9. Our Fiona was a stove sitter!! Happy reading and enjoy this weekend

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  10. The yarn is gorgeous and will make a beautiful cowl. Happy knitting.

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  11. Perfect yarn; it makes me think of jelly beans. My last order Hawthorne yarn is a very dark color and comes off on my fingers while knitting it; I've never had this happen before.....

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  12. I love the Birthday cake speckle yarn and it will be perfect for the cowl. Kola is so cute!

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  13. Your speckly yarn is gorgeous and will make the perfect land of sweets. I want to cast that cowl on too!

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