Fox Paws: WiP

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  • My Ravelry Project: No Pause Round Here
    There are no foxes in Orkney and, seemingly, no pause in my knitting and yarn-purchasing frenzy at the moment.
  • Size: 81 stitches/ 4 horizontal repeats
  • Using: Drops Alpaca in five shades,  from Knitted Home at £2.50 a ball. –
    • A Navy Blue
    • B Light Greyish Green
    • C Dark Blue
    • D Dark Purple
    • E Grey Purple
Drops Alpaca
Drops Alpaca. L – R: Grey Purple 6347, Dark Purple 4400, Dark Blue 6790, Light Greyish Green 7120, Navy Blue 5575


Project Cast on: 10th February 2015


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Cast on this morning. Knitted one row. Referred to pattern instructions and began Row 2 entirely incorrectly. Tinked. Began Row 2 again. Was interrupted. I have yet to return to it.


As I mentioned this morning, I am unsure of the colours. Luckily the designer provides a handy sheet to colour in. Unluckily, having photographed the yarn and built a colour swatch in Photoshop, I found myself completely unable to fill in between the lines. It looks as though we shall have to go for the experiential approach instead.


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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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One Comment

  1. spinninggill
    February 11, 2015

    I love the colours! 🙂

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