Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Yarn Along

Linking up with Ginny for Yarn Along
 
Blankets for charity!
 
We had over 80 x 10" squares that the ladies in the knitting group had crocheted.  When my friend Debbie was here a couple of months ago, she took them all home with her and made them up into 3 single bed sized blankets.  Such beautiful colours...and all out of various bits and pieces of leftover yarn!!
 
Thanks Debbie :))
 
(Debbie blogs HERE)
 
(Rainbow Blankets for Mission Without Borders)


More jumpers and beanies for Nepal knitted by the dedicated ladies in our knitting group...



Still crocheting around the edge of a single bed blanket for charity...


Finished the red mittens, but they are a bit big for me, so will send them to one of the charities we support.

And on the reading front...

Almost finished re-reading The Clear Light of Day by Penelope Wilcock  and enjoying it again!
(Pen blogs HERE

And looking forward to starting Leaving Church by Barbara Brown Taylor 
Couldn't resist a little sneak read...I think it's going to be good!!!

Had son Ben and daughter in law Hayley here recently...we had 2 nights in Stanley (love that place!).  Hope to get a post up about it soon.


Finishing up with a quote from Barbara's book....

"The only thing worth writing about is the human heart in conflict with itself"
(William Faulkner)

xx



4 comments:

  1. I hope you enjoy Leaving Church. It is on my to read list. I read her book Learning To Walk In the Dark last year and highly recommend it too.

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    1. Hi Juliann!
      Finished The Clear Light of Day this morning, so will be starting Leaving Church tonight.
      Have her An Alter In The World also, which I look forward to reading. xx

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  2. The squares into blankets came out so nice.

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    1. Hi Michelle!

      Yes...they look really pretty!!

      Think I might start some more.

      Feel like some 'brightness' in my life :)) xx

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