Ferry Blankie update

There has been little mention of the ferry blankie project recently – most likely because there has been little progress. There have however been plenty of generous donations! I am hoping that I have kept track of them all and said my thank you’s where they are due.

I added one square to the blankie at Spinning today; made with some yarn that arrived from “Muoriska” in Finland just this very morning, the clear turquoise colour was just exactly what was needed at that point.

There are now ten squares in the blankie itself and six foundation squares waiting to be joined in. I have begun an Excel map of the squares, in which to keep notes of what yarn formed which square – and this should be a useful aide memoire when I come to do the full documentation. It seems a little early for another photograph – very litle has changed.

Casey has been busy coding over at Ravelry and I can now share the blankie project with non-Ravelers.

It is the socks that have robbed the blankie of progress time. I have been sock-knitting with a vengeance. I have one Twisted and one Tribute completed and the second Twisted is about halfway down the leg. Yes. This is a very perverted way of acquiring further blanket squares.

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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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