When I was previewing one of yesterday’s posts I noticed the Ravelry progress bars at the foot of the page. It reminded me that there has not been much knitting happening around here lately. I feel pressured now to get stuck in to some WIPs.

What can I say? There have been pleasurable distractions: Open Studios, hopeless spinning deadlines, dye days… with yet more distraction set to arrive with the postie any time now and a trip to town tomorrow…

I shall do what I can. Right now I am going to spin the orange pencil roving for an hour on the Traveller. After lunch I shall knit for a while, probably on the blue fuzzy blob thing. This evening I will work on the Zwartbles fleece on the Trad. Tomorrow I shall take my Senneh socks for a ferry outing.

But all of this rests on what the postie brings – and when.

Really – I need to knuckle down


Woooh – postie’s here!

EDIT: nope, not today. I can breathe out and knit.

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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

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

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

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