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2012 Summer Sweater Knit Along.

Setting the scene:  me, standing in front of my wall unit that houses my stash, drawers open, glass doors flung wide, just staring.  (for a long, long time)...  

oldest:  Uh, mom.  Whatcha doing?

me:  Thinking.

oldest:  'bout what?

me:  What to knit.

oldest:  For who?

me:  Well, that's part of the thinking, see.

oldest:  And the wall's gonna tell you?

me:  No, silly.  The walls can't talk.  I'm listening to the yarn.

Because's here!  The second Summer Sweater Knitalong hosted by the lovely Shannon, aka, Luvinthemommyhood.  


I have such affection for this KAL.  It's hard to believe it was only a year ago that I discovered the group on Ravelry and set about knitting my Narragansett.  Since then, I've met and connected with so many wonderful knitters--I truly love my virtual knitting friends and enjoy being a moderator for the group.

I had always read Shannon's blog but it wasn't until I fell for knitting and she began her KALs that we "met"--and I feel so lucky to be a part of the community.  If you're a knitter, hope you're joining the fun, too.  Sign ups and information can be found in this post and in the Ravelry group here. See you there!


p.s.  I have three (three!) projects planned for the KAL.  I'm starting with a linen shrug that should be a great knit to take to the beach next week, followed by a lovely pullover, and finally, I hope to at least start a long overdue sweater for Charlie.  I'll post pattern detes and yarn pictures asap.

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Reader Comments (6)

Awwww...I feel the same way about the KAL's and you too m'dear! I thank you for all your help and support and your kind friendship :) Big hugs and have a wonderful holiday - you deserve it!

June 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterluvinthemommyhood

yay, yay, yay. Three!!! You're awesome. It's gonna be a great KAL!

June 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

And I thought my Umbrellas project was going to be ambitious ;) Well for me at least...small needles and fair isle. But three projects! Wow, that is ambitious. Can't wait to see the progress.

June 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBuffy

Yay! It's beginning! I'm really excited to have met you through the TTTKAL and can't wait to see your projects this time around!

June 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNess

I'm glad I'm not the only over-ambitious person hoping to get to three sweaters.

June 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara W.

oooh! i can't wait to see the lovely work that no doubt you'll do! enjoy the beach.

June 29, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermamacharm

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