Showing posts from February, 2016

Yarn Along: Firebird Gale & the Christmas Stocking

I'm linking up with Ginny for this week's Yarn Along.

Knitting: Gale
One of my knitting goals for 2016 is to knit more garments and less accessories. Because, seriously, how many cowls does a person need? I get easily bored with my knitting so I picked this tunic because it's on big needles with bulky yarn. Big needles + bulky yarn = a quick knit. So, hopefully, I will finish this before I lose interest.
Pattern: Gale by Alicia Plummer
Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed in colorway 670  

Reading: The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley
I just finished reading The Firebird and I'm willing to bet that it makes my Top 5 books for 2016. Nicola can see into the past when she touches an object. When a woman comes to the art gallery and asks if her wooden carving is worth anything, Nicola sets out on an adventure to trace the origins of the Firebird. She follows the tumultuous life of young Anna through Scotland and then Russia in the early 1700s. Some of the same characters from The…