Wednesday, 14 November 2012

A Little Different ~ Sophie

I'm knitting and reading things that are not my usual choices this week.
The knitting is a mesh triangular scarf which I'm doing with a yarn which my mum bought back from one of her crafty outings.  The colours in it range from browns, yellows and greens into turquoise and lavender.  I like it but I would have never picked it up myself as it's not a combination I would usually be drawn to.  This is excellent as my collection of greeny/purple scarfs is probably in danger of getting out of hand!  When I am knitting it up against my turquoise cardigan it looks great. 
I am also reading books which are a little away from my usual choices.  I tried a Terry Pratchett book years ago and couldn't get into it.  Someone recently suggested I try, 'The Wee Free Men' so after having it sitting around for ages, I'm giving it a go.  I'm still not sure to be honest!
The audio book I have on the go is called 'The Garden of Evening Mists' by Tan Twan Eng.  I am very excited to say that I chose this from my library's free audio book service which has been going for a while but I have been unable to access.  They have updated their system and it's now easy to use.  I am really enjoying this so far, it is incredibly atmospheric.
I also just finished listening to 'The Woman Who Went to Bed For a Year' by Sue Townsend.  'Nuff said!!
Gaby and I started listening to this at the weekend......
.....I love Jacqueline Wilson's books.  We found this and more whist having a mooch around the charity shops the other day.
I was really pleased with myself until I got home and realised that I got rid of the cassette player in the kitchen!  We do have one in the house, just not where I'm usually listening to books, but they were a bargain!
I'm linking this post to Ginny's Yarn Along


  1. I love the yarn colors and it is something that I would buy in a heart beat!! It's going to make a lovely shawl/scarf!!

  2. Had to laugh when I read purple and green, as those are my daughters favorite colors. Think I've lost track of how many purple, or green, or purple and green things I've made her. Enjoy your out of the box knitting and reading.

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  3. Terry Pratchett is the bomb!!! I will never understand people who don't worship him for the god he is ;)