|Find Your Fade|
I can not tell you how much I'm loving this pattern. It's so simple and easily memorized yet I never get bored. I'm in a constant state of, "Oooh! It's almost time to change colors/knit lace/read while I knit garter stitch" excitement. And the colors.... While I was pretty happy with the colors when I chose them, I was also filled with self doubt. I'm not always so great when it comes to choosing color schemes. But this project... I'm just thrilled with the way the brown merged into the green/brown then how the golds in the green/brown transitioned with the golds in the red. The red, which is really more of a berry pinkish red, transitioned perfectly with the purpley blue which blended so well with the aqua that it was hard to tell the two yarns apart at first. Find Your Fade is quickly becoming my all time favorite knitted project.
And look how big it is -
|Finding My Fade|
Unblocked and bunched up on a 24" needle, it's still almost as wide as my dining room table. I just can not wait to have it off the needles and wrapped around me while I cast on another.
Meanwhile, I finished reading Invasive, thank goodness. Don't get me wrong, it was a great read, but those ants.... I can still feel them crawling on me. Now, I'm reading Nicholas Sparks' A Bend in the Road and Nineteen Eighty Four.
Nineteen Eighty Four is an odd choice for me. I read it in high school and didn't enjoy it. I guess I hadn't yet discovered my love of horror. Both Nineteen Eighty Four and A Brave New World came up in conversation during last week's supervisor training session & I realized that the two books are sort of merged together in my mind. My plan is to read Nineteen Eighty Four then if I can stand it, A Brave New World. We'll see how that plan goes. So far, my horror loving & slightly fearful of the government's control adult brain is
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