Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Yarn Along (#13)
Another week has gone by and we're another week closer to spring-like weather. It's hard to knit and read indoors when I'm wanting so badly to be outside. But I've started a thought-provoking book this week: Cinderella Ate my Daughter, by Peggy Orenstein. I worry all the time about raising daughters who will love themselves, be strong, smart, courageous and curious. Cinderella Ate My Daughter addresses some of the more recent cultural forces that are defining what it means to be a girl, forces that are somewhat different than when I was a child. I'll write a more in depth post about this once I've read more of the book and thought about it more, but it's holding my interest at night even when I'm tired.
I finished the cowl I was working on for the past 2 weeks and I'm in love. I will say that as much as I relish spring weather, I was a tiny bit happy yesterday that it didn't warm up to the predicted 70 degrees until later in the day. The morning was damp and chilly, perfect for a wool cowl!
And realizing I've never posted pictures of other projects I've shared during these yarn alongs. So here goes.
The little one's shrug:
My oldest's cardigan:
and my Rosamund Cardigan.
What are you knitting and reading this week? Thanks to Ginny at small things for hosting another Yarn Along.
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