Mittwoch, 7. März 2012

Yarn along - the last knit

Knittin and reading. My favourite things to complete a perfect day. So I am joining Ginny on Wednesdays for Yarn Along to share my passions with you. Come and join in if you like!



I hope you enjoyed this little video: I must admit that I can sympathize with that lady somehow. I feel a bit like her these days with the greed for knitting I have for that yummy handspon goodness I found last week. At work today, in a meeting, I was day dreaming about getting my knitting out of my bag, I even did, just to look at it and feel good but I didn't dare to start knitting because I believe my boss wouldn't understand that you can take a meeting serious whilst knitting... 


I started with Sams lovely vest pattern for Aaron but frogged the first go because I noticed soon that I wouldn't have enough yarn to finish the piece in the size I wanted to. So I went back to get some more handspun yarn. They only had left some natural very soft (and expensive) alpaca yarn but I think it blends in nicely with the bright colors and I hope it will give a good contrast as collar, sleeves and ribbing. 
As I suspected I never finished the book I started last week but instead found this one by Paulo Coelho at the library. I am feeling a bit like this book has been written just for me for this very time of my life. On the backcover it says: 
"Pause. Contemplate. Dream. Prove yourself. Rediscover yourself. Wake up. Dare. Act. Win. " 
But then again, thats what I usually feel about Coelhos books. I have read the first 60 pages and can't wait to continue. If only there wasn't all that knitting..


Happy Knitting!!!

Kommentare:

  1. I love that video...it is soooo good known. We are knitters, our hands have to do something! Always!

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  2. Welch schöne Farben, so richtig frühlingsfrisch :)
    Coelho hab ich schon lang nicht mehr gelesen, das letzte war "Der 5. Berg" (zumindest glaub ich, dass das so hieß).
    Liebe Grüße. maria

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    1. Ja, genau, frühlingsfrisch trifft es sehr gut. "Der 5. Berg" habe ich glaube ich gar nicht gelesen, wie hat es dir denn gefallen?

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  3. Looks beautiful. Love those colours.

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  4. I love Paulo Coelho, but I haven't read this one - let us know how it goes!
    I started a bit of a knitting hype a few years back at work, when suddenly loads of co-workers would bring their knitting to meetings. Even some guys took it up! But that was Camphill, so they're all up for it... :)
    Enjoy!

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    1. Hihi, Camphil, so was hab ich mir ja schon gedacht Svenna. Wo warst du denn? Oder bist du noch in einem? Ich war 1997/98 im Camphill Kyle in Irland. Ja, DA ist stricken wohl kein Problem in nem Meeting ;-) Ich habe gerade echt nen Camphil Flashback, gerade auch durch das Schmöckern bei Marta. Hach... vielleicht geh ich noch mal irgendwann zurück...

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