Some Might initiatives and locations!
Autumn is fading into winter now, however we’re nonetheless having some stunning crisp and brilliant mornings. I used to be at an early-morning assembly by the water final week and the world was so brilliant and true! I needed to take these footage from my stroll there. The quote is from a poem by Lauris Edmond, who died within the 12 months 2000. She lived on a Wellington hillside, and plenty of her writing was firmly positioned on this metropolis.
Regardless of establishing a bit of designated area at house (full with a few of my favorite footage on wall) I have never achieved a lot stitching recently, however I did handle to make a brand new high to put on to work (proven within the high photograph above). For this, I used a chunk of gray silk crepe cloth discovered at Fabricabrac the day earlier than, and the Papercut Patterns ‘Pinnacle Prime’ design. It is sheer and free and a pleasant factor to layer over a camisole or gown.
I’ve additionally included photographs from my present knitting venture, in two phases. The primary was after per week of evenings’ work (!) and includes simply the again yoke of Tom’s new jumper. I saved making errors and having to begin once more. I’ve the grasp of it now (I hope!) so within the second photograph you possibly can see I am getting there. As a result of I solely have a little bit of knitting time within the evenings after work, my progress is gradual. I actually hope to complete the physique this week although and can report again quickly!
The Moby Sweater is a sample by Petite Knit and I am making this for Tom from a cone of possum/merino sport-weight yarn from Woolyarns. My Ravelry venture web page is right here.
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Different beautiful issues from this previous month embody:
Heading to Featherston Booktown with my buddy Juliet. We listened to artist Robin White communicate with curator Courtney Johnston and a bunch of historians and writers remembering the injustice of Parihaka.
Studying The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell – what an intricate world it describes.
Listening to Tiny Smash’s attractive voice and candy songs in a bit of nation corridor. I like to recommend this album wholeheartedly…
Wishing you all of the Might happiness,
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