Well it has been a VERY long time since I have posted anything, leaving all of the posting work to Dear Daughter.  Not cool, as she let me know at Thanksgiving.  Wish I had a good reason for my radio silence but nope…

I have been playing with a number of patterns but in reality I am procrastinating the finishing work on Hubby Dears sweater.  You see it is a basic cardigan with a zipper from Knits Men Want.  I am using Madelinetosh Vintage Earl Grey and man I love it,  I am  however a bit nervous about doing the zipper, and so it sits in sad pieces waiting its turn:( Am I the only one who has this problem?


On the up side this is the cool afghan I am playing with for DD.



I am using the Sarah London Wool-Eater pattern and instead of my usual brights I am using what DD has termed Retro colors.  It looks great against the sage of her couch And Wow does it use up yarn, I may be ordering more.

Another afghan pattern I have been lusting after is the African Flower pattern.  Not sure who the creator is however there are plenty of variations to be seen on Pinterest.  The one that caught my eye is the Sakura version from the Compact UK blog which consists of lots and lots of these.  It has been a while since I have used acrylic yarn and I have to admit the  stickiness and drag it generates on my hook is annoying.


About njbookworm

Academic systems librarian by day, knitting to keep my sanity by night!
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One Response to MIA Mom

  1. cs1679 says:

    I LOVE that blanket!!!!!! The colors look great 😉

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