Coming to the border

The sky is a stunning melange of true, sunny, sky-blue and puffy white cloud, and this light aircraft has been circling outside my living room window for a while, drawing my attention to the great outdoors. I noticed a fair bit of aircraft noise earlier in the week, associating it with the Air Force being…

Three Hundred

Welcome to the 300th post on my blog, which should by rights be a widescreen epic, but just how epic can a little old lady whittering on about knitting and stationery be? I've been asking myself if I am the same person today as I was when I began to blog and I think largely…

‘T’ is for tank top and torpor

Here is the current state of my navy blue tank top. I've completed the front and, since taking the photo, I've got the ribbing finished for the back. Speaking of the ribbing, it's so brief that it's got an annoying tendency to flip up, thus my choice to anchor it down with pretties for the…

Knit-plot

I've been doing some very gentle plotting this past couple of days as a result of trying to deduce what I actually think about my autumn/winter clothing and how that affects my knits. Thus far, I have concluded that I am good for skirts but a bit light on trousers for what is, essentially, trouser-wearing…

Nothing exciting

Yes, I must admit from the start that this isn't an exciting knit, but it is a new cast-on and I am picking it up regularly, which just goes to show how vast the chasm can be between 'exciting' and 'interesting'. I was in two minds whether to put 'worthwhile' there instead of 'interesting', but…