Some times the brain does function

Can I express sufficiently to you how very grateful I am that I had the good sense to send away for Addi Lace needles to knit the Laminaria on?

No, I do not think so.

Take it from me, the brain was functioning properly when I made that particular buying decision.

I have just knitted one half of Row 9 of the transition chart and done my first two-into-nine and three-into-nine stitches. I feel smug again. Lovely long pointy, sharp needles. Oh, joy!

No, really, this piece of knitting is fun. I am loving it. I can see how different an experience it would have been with the truly pointy sticks, though. A very different story, I’ll be bound.

And, to the person who found this blog by searching on “help with Laminaria stitches” -  any help I can give at all, you are welcome to!  Let’s start a mutual support group… I’ll do the photos/video… podcast! 🙂

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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