Mischief and Fluff

There has been shopping.

There has been mail.

Yesterday saw delivery of one of Natalie’s lovely green bags… soft and squishy and full of fluffy promise.

A while back I was reading the Yarn Yard blog and saw this post. How could I resist? It was so me.

I could not decide what to get, so I hedged my bets…

From Right to Left…

There was BFL roving to spin

and there was Machair 400, for petting.

Machair is an alpaca blend that I am more familiar with in laceweight. This yarn gives 400 metres to 100g and is therefore around a 4ply/fingering/sock weight (though I would not waste it on socks!)

Finally, there was something of an aberration – some Moondance

Yes, I know – sparkly socks are so not me! My only excuse can be that I wanted to show it to somebody who does love sparkles.

I confess that I loved the Machair so much at first sight that it is already a new Blue Blob

It is going to be wonderful.

What else?

My sweet MiL sent me a scratch card in my birthday card last month. It had two winning lines on it, and I therefore had a tenner to spend. I decided to take it to town with me last Friday and I knew exactly where I was going with it.

I bought some fluff.

 

This is naturally dyed fluff, from North Ronaldsay.

£10 a bag and stuffed with a wonderful array of shades.

No, not for spinning…

I do believe that I shall do some needle felting or other embellishment technique with this pack. There are several lovely shades in it that I think will look well on the YoYo scarf that I finished weaving recently.

I think I shall purchase an embroidery hoop when I venture into town this week.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

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

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

Cannot load blog information at this time.

Be First to Comment

I enjoy reading your comments, please pass the time of day

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.