Actually, today’s title has nothing to do with the blog entry. It’s just that all day yesterday the song Bitter and Twisted was running through my head. Anyone else remember McVicar? Wow — thanks to a Google search, I discovered that John McVicar has a website. If y’all click on the link he’s going to wonder wot the bloody hell is going on with all those referrals from a knitting website. Hee hee hee.
(Scary factoid du jour: I used to listed to Bitter and Twisted every morning before leaving for work to get myself into the proper frame of mind.)
Laura now has a front to match her back — see?
And I’m now back on Sleeve Island. It’s a good thing I asked the cabana boy to hold my deck chair for me.
And because other than the front of Laura I got nuthin’, I’m going to torment you with a giftie I received in the mail.
This, from my lovely lovely friend Amelia!
This is two skeins of Colinette Tagliatelli, in the Tapis colorway. You may all pause to drool now.
I adore Colinette.
This is a wonderful little kit to knit a hat and scarf, from Wensleydale Longwool, in the natural “black” and marl. And it contains a length of curly fleece, to be knitted into the ends of the scarf to form a fringe. How cool is that??!!
As it happens, I lust after Wensleydale wool. And these skeins have that lovely sheepie smell to them.
(Does it make me weird that I spent all evening happily inhaing the fumes from my new wool? Yeah, that’s what I thought.)
Thank you Amelia!!
(I also adore Wensleydale cheese. But that’s another story.)
And Now For Something Completely Different
Is anyone interested in making a kitty bed for a deserving kitten in the UK? The recipient will pay, and I am making my kitty bed pattern available to the knitter who wants to take this on.
If you want more information, please send me an email, and I’ll forward it to the party who desires said kitty bed. A good opportunity for a UK knitter, but recipient also has a US P.O. box, so US knitters may apply as well.
That’s all the info I have — I’m simply acting as go-between here, trying to do a good deed.
Lucy says that all little kittens deserve hand knit kitty beds!