Good evening, my fine fibrous friends. I hope that you're so far ahead in your Christmas knitting/crochet, that you have plenty of time to read this post. And if you don't celebrate Christmas, I hope that your Thursday has nevertheless been filled with joy and productivity (and yarn - lots and lots of luscious yarn). Today at the Twisted Yarn, we're going to engage in a wee smidgeon of time travel. I hope you don't mind if I knit whilst we talk? I'm a little behind with the projects that I Continue Reading
Autumn. Knitting. That sort of stuff.
Evenin' all. *Nods at absolutely everyone. Then tries to stop head wobbling after protracted period of nodding.* It's been a mostly good day, here. There were early morning views of our local-ish 4th century BC hill fort. (Previous blog post here, from my very early days of blogging.) Hmm, can you just about see its stepped sides in this picture? It's rather magnificent, and a pretty fine spot from which to defend the locality. And there's the new knitting project. My first proper Continue Reading
An Iron Age hill fort and a break from knitting
Sometimes, I put the knitting needles down. Just for a while, so that I can stretch my fingers. Today, the stoic spouse, the twinnage and I actually went out together. At the same time. To the same place. There's an impressive-looking Iron Age hill fort near here that I pass on my way to work. I'd love to get a photo of it with the early morning sun draped across its terraces, but I'm generally late and in a rush. So today, we all went off to climb it. The weather was not kind to Continue Reading