Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Yarn Along: More Pachyderms!

I'm aware that if I continue to knit nothing but small elephants, those beloved people in my life who know me and love me (and humor me) as the obsessed knitter that I am, may eventually begin to question whether or not I may be just a wee bit crazy in the head after all and start to ever so carefully suggest that maybe I should consider knitting something other than an elephant.

But I mean, I ask you honestly, what could be cuter than this?




Well - I'll tell you what could be cuter.

The answer is - 2 more!!!


And Ysolda Teague, the designer, is an absolute genius at writing a clear, simple, straight-forward pattern.  I have so much to learn from her!

Now - I promise to knit something other than an elephant.

I promise to try.

I promise to consider thinking about trying.

And as for books - Johann and I are now reading Charlotte's Web.   We are in the chapter where Wilbur is very lonely, having just left Charlotte to go and live at uncle Zuckerman's farm.  So it's a bit sad, where we left off, but there are good things coming for little Wilbur (I made sure to emphasize this when I was closing the book last night - due to the very troubled look on my son's face) .

What are you reading/working on this week?

Posted as a join along with Ginny over at Small Things.  Happy Wednesday to you! 

8 comments:

  1. They are extremely too cute for words :D

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  2. They are the best - I can totally understand you're hooked!

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  3. I think you should keep knitting elephants because you need a herd right? I think they are just too cute and I love the little cardigan.xx

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  4. Those elephants are delightful - keep them coming! I like their little coats too.
    Gorgeous.
    Charlottes web is a wonderful book - Enjoy

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  5. I wish I had the knitting gene. I LOVE those eph-a-lumps. They're too cute.
    Maybe you could make all kinds of animals and have a Noah's Ark. :)

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  6. I love them!!! Maybe a giraffe next?

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  7. I've been checking out your blog since Cori posted the link to her sweater on facebook!! (I was her roommate in college.) Anyway you have me hooked on Elijah too!! I just got the pattern it looks a little daunting but I'm willing to give it a try!! Thank you!

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