What with travel, concert and rehearsal days to take time away, I only have 4 real days left to finish my Christmas knitting...
Things still to finish (or, indeed start...)
- unmentionable pressie for DS
- fish hat for J
- golf club socks for DB
- toy for DS's cat
- hot water bottle cover for Mum
Why, oh why is it that all I really want to knit right now are socks for myself?
:: sigh ::
I have no knitting to show. Nada. Zilch. Rien. I'm a failure! But my friends are not... In the space of the last two days, I've received a parcel from the US and another from Norway FILLED to the gunwales with goodies. I am a lucky so-and-so, that's for sure!
G, aka the lovely dizzybea, kindly sent over her pattern for some felted clogs, the pattern over which I have been drooling for a while... She also included two skeins of lovely LOVELY Knit Picks lace-weight yarn - 'Alpaca Cloud' in Peppermint and 'Shimmer' in Morning Mist and a tonne of chocolate... oh MY! The yarn is so soft! I'm now beginning to understand the frenzied love of Knit Picks I read about in teh Rav!
E, aka itisalwaysraining, sent me some of her home-dyed yarn. Can you believe she used beetroot for those marvellous pinks and oranges? She also sent some Garnstudio Drops Alpaca in a beautiful deep purple, a divine little note-book and some more chocklit!
So yes, in fact I can blame these two for my lack of finished pressies... I'm too busy savouring the delights of the cacao bean, thank you!