We're in the middle of a cold snap. Everyone, it seems, is complaining about it. I feel like shouting "IT'S JANUARY". I am loving it, personally.
I don't know that I can make a list on this weeks subject, because I really feel that what we do in our everyday lives is what is important. I think if we only slowed down a little and remember that we are not the only one inhabiting the planet, that we could show kindness and empathy, and the world would be that much better. Manners are what separate us humans from beasts- and what does it cost? Absolutely nothing. So allow someone into your lane when driving, open a door for someone, help someone who seems to be struggling- an older person trying to cross a street. Say thank you to the cashier (not an easy job) and allow someone to have a seat on the bus. Little things.
BeeMiceElf fibers. The colour is maple, and it is a deep magenta pink with a hint of gold, and I want to make a shawl- Niantic Rose with it.
I am coming along swimmingly (see what I did there..?) on my Whitby Gansey. I am almost finished the front, which is done back and forth after the split for the gusset. Fascinating.
Sel & Poivre.showed some tempting yarn on her blog, and as I was going down to Romni Wools to exchange a needle, I happened to pick some up. It's truly beautiful BFL spun in Yorkshire. These are the natural shades in the DK, but there is also dyed, and some bulky.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
1. Ashes to Ashes.
2. What In the World
3. Space Oddity
5. Sound and Vision
6. Ziggy Stardust
7. Jean Genie
10. Wild Is The Wind
He worked with people like Brian Eno, Robert Fripp, Rick Wakeman - too many to mention. When he started going disco I stopped listening. But he was a man of many faces and was who he needed to be at the time. A master of reinvention. RIP, Thin White Duke.
I just realized this is my first post of 2016. I am really loving this time of year. No more crowds or craziness.
Whitby Gansey, the top part of the patterning. What you see between the stitch markers is the bottom of the underarm gusset, which gives the sweater wonderful ease of movement when you wear it. Of course, you aren't supposed to call it a sweater, it's a Guernsey, Jersey or Knit-frock. I hope to make more of these because I am loving it so much. They are done at a tight gauge and we'll see how long this one takes.
So I'll be fleecin'-
Posted by Lorraine at 10:05 AM