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.

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.

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