Mama Gone Green is a blog dedicated to raising happy children and reducing our impact on the Earth. My name is Taryn and I am the mother of 2 young kids and an environmental studies instructor at a community college in Portland, Oregon. Please join me as I journey through life as a mama, teacher, knitter, photographer, gardener, and environmentalist!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Yarn Along

Joining with Ginny at Small Thing's for this week's Yarn Along .

The past week has been super busy. I finished up my teaching term yesterday and got my final grades submitted this morning. Which means that I am officially on spring break. Whoo-hoo! Now I just need to finish organizing next term....

We are taking a little road trip next week for spring break and I am hoping to have plenty of time for car knitting. I have 2 knitting projects and a stack of books all lined up. Although I always seem to be overly ambitious with these things. With two kids, I think I will still be pretty busy.

I finished up the baby sophisticate sweater for my husband's assistant last week. I love how it came out except I think I stink at wrapping and turning. You can tell where I did it along the collar as the stitches aren't even. Hmmm.... something to work on I guess.

I am now starting (another) tiny tea leaves for Phoebe. She has a blue one that is getting too small, and too warm for this time of year. This orange one is a lighter wool that should work nicely for the chilly nights of spring and summer.

I am still reading bits of  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn but mainly reading Inferno by Dan Brown. It's the kind of book that leaves you hanging each chapter so that you want more!

What are you reading? What are you knitting?

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  1. That little sweater is adorable - and I never tire of seeing new tiny tea leaves. It is such a great pattern!

  2. Oh my, Inferno was my favorite Dan Brown to date... I would re-read it over and over!

  3. That little baby sophisticate is too cute! And that orange is going to look wonderful on P...such a bright and happy color!

  4. Gosh that little sweater is too cute. And I love the orange, that will look great on Phoebe. Enjoy your spring break!

  5. love that orange yarn and tea leaves is one of my favorite patterns :)

  6. That baby sweater is amazing!!!

  7. I love the sweater - how absolutely adorable!
    I always found Dan Brown's books gripping, too!