A silky muse

The first of my prizes from the recent competition held by the Colourmart Lovers group on Ravelry has arrived. It is a cone of silk yarn, donated by Rav user Kimaya.

A cone of super cobweb Schappe silk in a stunning lilac-ish shade of pink. It is truly inspiring and it was very difficult not to immediately go in search of pattern and needles! or maybe the loom…

I shall need to make something very special indeed from this cone.

Got any suggestions?

I cannot match this on the CM site, so I don’t know how many yards I have. It seems to be a 5 ply – I am guessing about 3,000.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

December Reflections 4: Red

December Reflections 4: Red

Nature is red in tooth and claw and nobody knows this better than a person that shares their life with cats… At 4 am today there was a thud, followed closely by another thud, and another. It sounded curiously like a rather fat cat pouncing on something. “Has Dusty brought some prey in?” The Crooked Man went to investigate. Dusty had indeed brought some prey in and when he saw his dad, he let goContinue readingDecember Reflections 4: Red

In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

second test

post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash