The Drunken Dwarf made bread and talked about sustainability and craftsmanship. https://youtu.be/Nju5pgccOS0 Then I made bread less well & talked about nothing in particular so I stuck some delightful Lee Rosevere music over it. https://youtu.be/DdZnTJe4yvY Go make bread and show us!
New rake arrived from Amazon and I went up to the plot before work to move more plant matter from the ground to the compost bin. It is completely imperceptible in my before and after photos! I'm not kidding, those are the progress photos. 😂
My self-set modules were: Produce 5kg of food, Publish fiction, Study soil, Study turbines. I harvested 1.5 kg of Jerusalem artichokes that were in the plot when I took tenancy. 1.5/5, 30%, a fail. I did not publish. I got to like 3k words of Nanowrimo and then got, I dunno, a cold or a... Continue Reading →
YouTube video from the channel "LoomAHat' helped me cast on and do two rows. Then this happened. She was so proud! I let her keep it, because my yarn tension was so crap on the first try anyway. Started again a few days later, holding the round much much looser and still loosening it as... Continue Reading →
And for once, those aren't speckles because my lens is dirty, those are strands of glitter in the yarn. It's reclaimed from the Dwarf's grandmother's knitting projects. My wrist is ker-nackered. No more crocheting big items until I have a hook with a thicker barrel.
I knotted loops in four metres of yarn so I could mark out a square metre with the sticks that I knew were already up at the plot. I picked a patch of couch grass next to the Jerusalem artichokes, against the west boundary and started raking... then forked it over... then more raking, then... Continue Reading →
Happy birthday, Dwarf! Thank you for saying it was ok to crochet with grey if black was too tricky! A pupper, Helping
My site key arrived on Monday so on Tuesday morning I pranced up there a civilised half hour after sunrise with a borrowed hedge trimmer, borrowed secateurs and a borrowed glove. I wanted to hack down enough bramble to reach the shed and see what was in there, and I managed precisely that and no... Continue Reading →
Hats - no because it turns out we have a cache of them to sell and only one month left of winter car boot salesPlant pot hangersCoasters (does anyone buy coasters any more?)Blankets, eventuallyCushion coversDishes and bowls (the decor type, not the food safe type)Christmas decorations if I get on it soon