I forgot my laptop at home so this blog post is an effort between my linux machine and my phone. Sorry, it may not be the best looking :(
I spent most of the holiday visiting or hosting family. I realized this holiday, while seeing family is so very important, I need alone time. I need time to think, regroup and just relax by myself. It is hard to do that when you are not at home. I started to get a little anxious but all was fine once I got home and got back into a routine.
While visiting family, knitting helped with getting some "me" time. I was able to just forget the surroundings and focus on my needles. I hope this does not come across as me not liking to see and spend time with family! I just need alone time at the end of the day. Anyways, I was able to get some serious progress done my friend baby blanket:
The pattern is a Drops pattern however, I am following the written instructions by Matrunda on Ravelry. I would never have selected the pattern myself. Would not have seen it's true beauty from the pictures on Ravelry. My friend choose this pattern to make her niece. I fell in love with how it turned out and wanted to try it for myself.
I just finished the novel, The Silkworm. It was not as good as the first novel in the Corman Strike series, yet still good. I started Ender's game last night. I love sci-fi books so hopefully this will be awesome!