It’s soft, it’s white, it’s fluffy – and only slightly flaky

White Lace

Inspired by our recent snowfalls, there is a new project on the needles. It’s not going perfectly just yet, so I’ll not disclose too much in case it goes off to the frog pond never to return.

The good news is that it is simple (ish), perfectly beautiful (if I execute it correctly) and it comes from stash.

The other good news is that it made me reach for my camera… and the softbox! I wish I could afford some proper lighting, but the rig I have at present does at least improve matters.

The yarn may be insufficient. Probably. Who can tell? Anyway, I have two backup plans to decide between: white-to-cream-to-apricot

The warmer side of white

or white-to-greys

Towards the dark side

These are all the same Colormart yarn base.

On the subject of cameras – I’m taking advantage of the good light when we have it and doing FO photos of recent projects. That means that there will be a veritable flood of FO posts appearing around here in the coming days (possibly weeks – energy may flag). Of course, the arrival of the next Evenstar clue may absorb all of my available enthusiasm… and I really must re-knit clue 1 before the arrival of clue 2. Not today – I have spinners to prepare for. Cleaning must be done and cake may be baked.

See you on the other side.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Bare Naked

Bare Naked

We are home again, after a month-long trip away. A trip during which I completely failed to get my laptop out. It was good to come home. We were driving along, close to Le Dorat at the time, when I felt that “aren’t we fortunate to live in such a lovely part of France” feeling washing over me. I had a sudden urge to invite all my friends to come and stay and to shareContinue readingBare Naked

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 18, 2020 at 01:22PM

On our way again. Not far to go and no check in until 2pm so a late and lazy start to our day. I have been watching eagles. Not sure what we are going to be doing for the next few days. We want to take Nell to a vet and the outcome of that… Continue reading October 18, 2020 at 01:22PM

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