Cheap Thrills

It’s not Friday, is it? Sigh. Anyway, while I was “lining up” tomorrow’s FO post, thinking that today was Friday, I found us another Thursday Thrill…

A new-to-me retailer, Hejhog-uk – as yet untested, but I feel my resolve weakening as I type…


  • Manos del Uruguay  Silk Blend £14.99 £9.75
  • Noro Silk Garden £8.95 £6.90
  • Artesano Hummingbird £5.60 £3.94
  • and Auraucania Ranco Multi on clearance at £7.95 £4.77

Free UK postage for orders over £24 , otherwise £2.95.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Determinedly Cheering Myself Up

Determinedly Cheering Myself Up

Week five of lockdown v2.0 begins today. We have new rules, slightly more relaxed but with the addition of a nightly curfew (from 15th December.) Does that then make this Lockdown v2.1? I think that it probably does! … Continue readingDeterminedly Cheering Myself Up

Feeling a bit seedy

Feeling a bit seedy

Nell and I went for a walk this morning. It was a gorgeous day but we ended up by not going very far. The Crooked Man had gone out and I was expecting a parcel delivery. Plus, I was finding it hard going. Not feeling on top of my game right now. Possibly a touch of “Keto Flu”? I’d like to think so, but honestly haven’t been working hard enough at it to have gotContinue readingFeeling a bit seedy

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

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

October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

An interesting morning. Up and at ’em we went to Intermarché to fuel up and to buy some food for when we arrive home. They were queuing outside the door for what appeared to be controlled entry. There were queues for fuel too. “We’re not that desperate” we said and set off for home. It… Continue reading October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM


  1. Caroline
    January 6, 2011

    I can see the attraction, in these hard economic times, of cut-price ‘luxury’ yarns. However, it may be worth considering British produced fibres, which could be better in he carbon footprint department, make a tiny contribution to help strengthen the UK economy, and still provide you with some of the world’s best yarn. ‘Fairtrade’ starts at home? Please may I urge your readers to think local.

  2. January 6, 2011

    An interesting site, but a bit confusing, seems to be an odd assortment of things…
    Also some of the yarn isn’t that discounted so worth being wary about just filling one’s basket willy nilly! Has been added to my bookmarks though.

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