Acting Posh

Now, there’s nowt much posh about us, as we all know. I’m common as muck, really. ((Which reminds me of a funny tale about a hairy-arsed firefighter of my acquaintance… who thought that I was a posh bird until he found out I had rellies in Ryehill and Havercroft.))  ((What is even funnier is that I grew up believing that they were posh rellies because they lived in semi-detached houses with green fields around and we had a 2 up 2 down back to back in a slum district of a Grim Northern City))

All the same, there has been a little bit of posh in my life recently: The Posh Cowl is finally finished, washed and dried…. and also photographed! No modelled shots, yet – I need a willing victim. (Gill?)

Up close and personal

I’ll write up the pattern, test knit it, and then make it available if anyone is interested.

This cowl used just under one skein of Posh Yarn‘s “Sophia” 4ply cashmere sock yarn – 200 yards, but could be knit shorter, mine is quite a tall cowl. I used 4mm needles.


I think that the size could be easily adapted…

Lovely colours - and I have earrings to match!

Requires: knitting in the round, knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, lifted increases, sewn cast off.

Recently, at the: Crooked House



It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

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