Checking the new Ravelry patterns from this weekend I looked at a couple or three  interesting ones – and found that they all came from the one book:

Fiber Gathering: Knit, Crochet, Spin, and Dye More Than 20 Projects Inspired by America’s Festivals

There’s a wonderful Annie Modesitt pattern for a Ruana, a sweet hooked rug with a sheep on it, and an intro to dyeing yarn… and some other useful bits and pieces, like a seat pad crocheted from wool roving. Yes, the “C” word – and I am actually contemplating doing some… they’d make a nice aside to our Sheep-to-whatever that we are doing later this year.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

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

Cannot load blog information at this time.


  1. March 2, 2009

    Ooops, I “accidentally” pre-ordered it, lol!

    • March 2, 2009



      I’m holding out for Cookie A’s sock book, I think

  2. March 14, 2009

    I am so excited – my copy arrived in the post today – I am so glad my eyes are so much recovered because they are about to take a battering!

    It looks like a fabby book – guess what’s coming to bed with me this evening?

    Thanks so much for telling me about it.

    Kari x

    • March 14, 2009

      @Kari, you shall have to do us a review!

Comments are closed.