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The Other Two

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I was running back and forth earlier when I noticed a white van pull up outside. I opened the door, since I knew it was likely to be a parcel, and noticed it was a Yodel van. My hypothesis that it was the remainder of my wool was answered when I clocked that it was indeed the signature pink bag…. Read more »

Mail Call!

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I am feeling spoiled today, mail wise. I knew that I was expecting some jeans I had ordered, but I certainly didn’t expect the wool I ordered yesterday to show up! It’s five of the seven balls; the other two are coming from the US warehouse and aren’t here yet. You can’t see in the picture, but there is a… Read more »

Right into the Sun

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I can’t take credit for today’s image, and indeed I am ashamed to admit that I cannot give credit either. When it comes to finding things in Google Image Search, I have a negative ability at it. So if anyone knows who this was done by, let me know and I’ll link as appropriate. As far as the card goes,… Read more »

I’ve Got a Brand New Bag…

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Of wool. Because it was £5 a pop for a couple of 400 gram balls of aran wool, and I made grabbyhands at getting it for half-price. These were the four balls available — two black, and two lilac, and I am going to use them to make blanket. Or blankets. I’m not really sure how much ridiculousness I can… Read more »

I Thought There Was More

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Last night was utterly brilliant. Good company, good conversations… and free, good quality wool. A visiting sister of one of our regulars had brought a box of wool to give away, and I made with the grabby hands. I was positive there were more skeins of the wool on the top, but I can’t see any. Maybe she nicked a… Read more »

It’s Magical

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Well, I did manage to get the socks done last night… I think I mentioned that. So I spent today winding up the remaining wool, moving crap around on my desk, and eventually getting the pattern for the toy kit I wanted to do next printed. It happens to be for a unicorn, which yanno, yoink! I also printed out… Read more »

And Finally, The Sky…

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Today, the rains finally came. Well, it rained a bit yesterday, but today seems to have been the day for the rain to come in a way that caused peoples’ headaches to eff off. I still feel fairly awful, but my head pain has been mainly manageable. It probably helped that I went to bed stupid early last night. Like,… Read more »

Like Vines

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As you can see, sock #2 is starting to get off to a good start. It’s a pretty good match-up colour-wise so far, but we’ll see how it goes. I might get further along and find that someone has done a random-ass grafting like in the other skein. *shakes head* Whatever the case, I’m enjoying the turn of speed that… Read more »

Grr

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First of all, I apologise if you didn’t get the snazziness of a featured image today. For some reason, I can’t get the gallery to accept uploads. I don’t know if there’s something down at Dreamhost, or something down at our end, but whatever. You still get a picture here at least? Of course, today’s picture comes to you compliments… Read more »

Lunar

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The pattern I am working for this pair of socks is called Solar. The socks shown on the pattern are a gorgeous bright variegated orange. So of course, my Chroma starts off purple and blue, looking more like the night rather than the day. It’s currently working towards light blue, green, and then springy greens and yellows, so. It should… Read more »