Sunday Loves

//Sunday Loves

Sunday Loves

Happy Sunday! As much as I love sharing with you finished, blocked and all pretty knits, I think there is a certain beauty in a WIP’s mess with its uneven stitches, loose threads and open stitches. It shows behind the scenes progress that I personally cherish as much as the final result. My experiment with mixing Heritage and Wheat has moved to the sleeves stage and this is definitely my favorite part of the pattern. New summer knit in Daisy is waiting to be blocked and threads have to be fixed, this is my plan for today. I am looking forward to see how the yarn will open up after a nice bath – so far the fabric feels so smooth.

Another weekend plan is to continue my current fascinating read – The Diary of Anne Frank. I have no idea why I didn’t read it earlier though always had it on my must-read list. I decided to combine a good read and practicing my Spanish grammar, hence the Spanish translation. From my experience, this is the best way to learn the language, even if you don’t understand everything and it takes more time this way while you are looking for a certain word in the dictionary, with the time the language sort of sinks into you and before you know it, you speak it. I also downloaded Quizlet app – a great tool to learn new words and practice them, highly recommended!!!

I hope you are having a wonderful Sunday!


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By | 2018-05-20T08:47:42+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Knitting|7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. jody from knotions May 20, 2018 at 8:55 am - Reply

    i love the idea of a book you’re interested in to help further your knowledge!

    • Alina May 20, 2018 at 1:26 pm - Reply

      From all the methods I am using this is probably the most effective one!

  2. Julie Crawford May 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm - Reply

    Such a great book, good choice! And I Love those summer sweaters in progress.

    • Alina May 25, 2018 at 6:55 am - Reply

      Thank you, Julie! It’s been awhile since I’ve enjoyed a book so much…

  3. karen May 23, 2018 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    I’ve read the book twice and would read it again. I love all your in progress projects πŸ™‚

    • Alina May 25, 2018 at 6:56 am - Reply

      Thank you, Karen! Isn’t it great?! Such a powerful and moving story.

  4. Susanne June 1, 2018 at 6:34 pm - Reply

    Lovely! Thanks for mentioning Quizlet – I’ve never heard it, but sounds like a great tool to help with learning a language! Your WIPs are all so gorgeous, btw!

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