Bread and Beauty

The Knitpicks needles are great – sturdy and slick, and just the right size for my hands at 6″. There are 6 sets of five needles from 2.00mm to 3.25mm – I am equipped now for any sock eventuality.

The Teosinte sock is now progressing rapidly, and looking very nice indeed. It’s a happy marriage between yarn and pattern, this one. I think I may be up to the heel by tea time. I love the yarn colour, it’s like a rich vanilla fudge colour – and quite good enough to eat.

I must admit that the toe looks shocking. I really should rip it out and begin again. This is one pair that will not be under consideration for Show entry.

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

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Oh, deer

Oh, deer

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