Eight FOs – and more

We had some sun today. It was too windy to take photographs outside, and too bright to take good photos in the conservatory. I compromised in the end and seized the light while I could.

I snapped my Yarn Yard club yarn


Which last night was cast on (I couldn’t take any more sock for a while) into a Bayret beret on Magic Loop.


It is lovely yarn. Pure wool, Blue Faced Leicester.

I snapped some FOs:


Handspun neckwarmer with very matching buttons 🙂


“Mama Janes” slippers





A Gretel


An Iris


A Blink


A Hypotenuse aka Pythagoras – which has been claimed by Mr L for his birthday

and a couple of cats, who came to join me in the conservatory…



…the new, tidy conservatory with cat-approved comfort features

As usual, bigger at Flickr.

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