Making Progress

Making ProgressMy thrum-making technique is improving and my thrums are less bulky, more airy now. Also the sock is looking more… [i]sock-like [/i]than previously. I’m running out of roving for the thrums due entirely to being too heavy-handed initially. I expect Mr L will receive one bulky slipper sock and one less rounded.

The next pair will be better, I am sure.

I have been looking at You Tube instructional videos on thrumming. I’ve watched a whole bunch of them and no two use the same technique. I conclude that thrumming is a free and easy business.

It’s looking like I shall not have a pair in time for our wedding anniversary. I shall have to gift one sock and a promise.

I have thoughts in my head of a thrummed weskit. Handspun Jacob, most likely, with Wensleydale lock thrums in deep jewel shades. Wouldn’t that be a thing of joy? Not that my bosom needs the extra padding. Oh, no. Not at all.

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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

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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

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