Good for a giggle

The Giggle yarn is finished and I got all but the magic 400 yard figure: skeins of 120, 128, and 148 yards give a total of 396, just 4 yards short. Total weight about 4 and a quarter ounces – 124 grams. I wish the skeins had come out more evenly, I could have put them in the Show.

Make no mistake about it, I am pleased as Punch with this performance. It’s not perfect. far from it, but I really am a spinner now, I do believe. I intend to become better and better at it.

I was planning to do some blues next, but I feel a hankering to spin something that reeks of sheep and I think that I may spin up the carded Shetland that J gave me last year.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

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