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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Yarn Along

A finished sock; Holy Week reading & National Poetry Month Reading #yarnalong

I finished a sock this past weekend!!! It is so bright and cheery. I love it! I have only partially cast on the second sock though.

As for reading I'm reading the Passion in the Gospel of John for Holy Week. I also started reading The Poetry Home Repair Manual last night & it is really good so far. My grand plans to do a big poetry study for April has pretty much gone by the wayside. Getting a cold at the beginning of the month meant I didn't do much of anything, much less anything with poetry.

So for now I have been reading a little bit here and there. I actually have journaled a few poems following along with the Write ALM prompts. I was feeling bad about not following through with the plans I had until I realized poetry doesn't have to just be in April! 

Hopefully next week I will be able to share more progress on that second sock!

8 comments:

  1. oh feel better soon and you know, it's fun to write goals and just let there be no end date :) Love the sock and the long color repeat! I've been dreaming of buying a skein but for now I'm knitting from my stash :)

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  2. Stunning sock, the colours are beautiful.

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  3. The sock looks so Spring-like. Hope you are feeling better. We are all battling either the stomach bug or a cold over at our house. Ugh...
    Have a blessed Holy Week.

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  4. Colds are the worse I think, they just make one feel crumby.
    You did knit a very pretty sock though so that's nice.

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  5. A passenger on the airplane last week showed me how to do the magic loop. I may attempt socks now! Hope you feel better.

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  6. That's a great sock! Speaking of poetry books, do you know of Susan Wooldridge's book Poem Crazy? It's one of my favorites for teaching models and inspiration.

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  7. I'm really enjoying the Poetry Home Repair Manual too! By the way, I own Triggering Town, which he mentions towards the front, if you want to borrow it. (Confession: I haven't read it all. I stalled partway through.)

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