Yarn Along: July 6

by Cynthia

Yarn Along July 6, 2011

I have been reading so much nonfiction lately that I decided it was time for me to get lost in some fiction once again. Couple that with all the wonderful suggestions I keep getting from everyone else’s Yarn Along posts and I felt it was time to break from the current reading trend I am finding myself on. ┬áSo, the other night I picked up the book Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen. I have been enjoying it and am glad to be reading it. It is a good summer read. I especially like the role plants- in particular herbs- play in the story and the magical qualities they possess. Then again, I am keen on herbs so I might be a little biased! It has been nice to sink into a fiction story and take a break from the more serious reading I have been doing lately.

I have not made a whole lot of progress on my knitting this week. Summer weather finally being here coupled with the recent holiday found me with not too much time for crafting. I did get a little bit more practice done on my spinning and I am completely hooked and addicted to it now. My only frustration now is in finding the time to practice more!

I have made a bit of progress on Ariella’s summer dress as the photo shows. It is no longer a surprise as the other day she guessed what it was when she saw me knitting!

Hope everyone is having a wonderful start to July. How are all of projects coming?

For more reading and yarning inspiration be sure to read all the great Yarn Along posts hosted by Ginny over at Small Things.

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