Not really stash

I am fairly sure that this doesn’t count as stash enhancement, seeing as it was gifted to me. It’s Paton’s “Jet” – an alpaca and wool combination chunky weight yarn. I got two balls in a RAK package and fell instantly in love with it. The shades are just gorgeous.

jet
Paton's Jet in Col 7

I was so smitten in fact, that this is already a Work in Progress…

Amanda in Progress
Amanda in Progress

…which is another reason why this can’t possibly be counted as stash enhancement. It will be gone by tomorrow.

I cast on this hat last night in bed, while we listened to Johnny Walker reliving his pirate days. In usual multi-tasking manner, we did the Guardian prize crossword as well.

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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

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