Friday, April 17, 2015

A New Knitting Journey and Future Giveaways

 The other day at Knit Night, one of the ladies had a new knitting book: Curls . It was passed around and oohed and ahhed over.

The discussion led to how many of the objects in the book various ladies wanted to make. Which led to one of them mentioning a "Start at the beginning and work your way to the end" approach. It was generally decided that while a good idea, it probably wasn't that executable due to the knitting project ADD many knitter have.

I thought about that for  a bit (ok, a couple hours). I think I'd like to take on the challenge of beginning at the first project in the book, and knitting all of them, in order. It can't be that bad. And yes, I will have other projects going on at the same time, I mean, I won't quit swapping or making blankets for Project Linus or neglect the Christmas list. (I've already got 5  out of 16 people crossed off!That means I have their presents completed and ready to go!)

As I looked over the patterns, I noticed that while I would love to have some of them for myself, I wouldn't keep all of them. What would I do with 16 shawls? Seriously? I barely use the 2 that I already have.

So, my friends and faithful blog readers, as I embark on this journey I will give each of you the opportunity to receive one of the wraps/shawls/ scarves that I make as I go through this book of loveliness. Multiple times, actually.

All you have to do is stay tuned, follow the blog so you don't miss a post, and giveaways will start up soon!  Soon as in, after I order the book and find some suitable yarn to start the first pattern in it.

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