Off the needles

Sky and Water is off the needles. The last repeat and a half was hard going – my hands just didn’t seem to want to play today. ready to block now. I may do that later this evening, but more likely some time tomorrow.

As a matter of discipline, I did pick up the Cash and Burn sock. I made a total hash of rescuing the dropped stitch – I really need new glasses and to be able to see properly for such a fiddly task. Ah well. I shall live with it. The toe is now in progress and I shall be able to cast on a new project tomorrow.

At the  moment I am leaning towards a smoke ring, in the grey alpaca, but I don’t have the requisite circular needle. Not a good one anyway.

I might weigh off 100 grams of the cashmere and see how large a wrap I can get from it.

Or maybe I’ll start new socks.

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December Reflections 4: Red

December Reflections 4: Red

Nature is red in tooth and claw and nobody knows this better than a person that shares their life with cats… At 4 am today there was a thud, followed closely by another thud, and another. It sounded curiously like a rather fat cat pouncing on something. “Has Dusty brought some prey in?” The Crooked Man went to investigate. Dusty had indeed brought some prey in and when he saw his dad, he let goContinue readingDecember Reflections 4: Red

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

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

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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