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Yarn Along – 9/2/15

September 2, 2015

So happy to be back to the Yarn Along!

Right now I am reading a very enjoyable book, Secrets of a Charmed Life, by Susan Meissner. It’s historical fiction set in London during the Blitz. In flashbacks it tells the story of a teen girl and her younger sister who are evacuated during the war. Despite the setting it is a light read – perfect for an afternoon break with a glass of iced tea.

The Cathedral Shawl continues. I have finished the number of eyelet row repeats in the pattern, but I have loads of yarn left so I am adding a few more for good measure. Can’t wait to see it off the needles and no longer crunched up!

The pattern is the Cathedral Shawl, by Marjorie Dussaud. The yarn is Knitpicks Hawthorne Kettle Dye in color Goddess.  

I have a few more things on the go and will share another next week! Happy knitting!

Joining Ginny and friends for the Yarn Along.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. September 2, 2015 8:50 am

    I love the Cathedral shawl pattern and your colour choice is gorgeous! Thanks for the mini book review, I’ve added Secrets of a Charmed Life to my TBR list – I always enjoy historical fiction, and this looks good!

  2. September 2, 2015 10:02 am

    I’m anxious to see your shawl compete and blocked. The yarn you chose is gorgeous! I love kettle dyed.

    • September 2, 2015 11:07 am

      Kettle dyed is my new favorite! I want to use it for everything – socks, sweaters – everything!

  3. September 2, 2015 11:43 am

    I love your ambitious shawl! It’s pretty!
    This is my first Yarn Along. It’s SO fun!

  4. September 2, 2015 2:02 pm

    Your shawl is looking very nice.

  5. September 3, 2015 4:29 pm

    Gorgeous colour for the shawl, it’s going to be fabulous.

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