My other knitting projects have grown during the week too. I finished test-knitting the sock for Alice, but won't post a photo, as it's for a not-yet-published book of socks. I will hopefully have some more impressive photos of other projects to show you soon!
I did receive the most wonderful swap parcel from Kim, in the USA. We have had such a lot of fun getting to know each other over the past fortnight, and have discovered that we share a love of fine yarns, chocolate and music, amongst other things. She is waiting (not that patiently!) for my parcel to arrive in sunny California! I was thrilled to receive my very first skein of Woolen Rabbit Kashmir yarn - it is beautifully soft, and I can't wait to start knitting it. I've lined up Anne Hanson's Budding Apple shawl pattern. Also in the package was a mint truffle bar, which only just lasted a few minutes longer than the photo took to take, a bar of milk chocolate almond toffee, also delicious, and a box of Choco Pods! It truly is a lovely parcel, and is a great start to what I know is going to be a Wonderful Time in the Knitspot Fall in Full Color Club!
The garden has been quite productive this week, despite our lack of any significant rainfall. We ate our first broad beans yesterday, with the promise of more to come! This is one of my favourite ways to eat them!
We also have flowers on our courgettes!
and on our cucumbers too!
We are off on holiday to Cornwall this Friday for a week, so I may not manage to blog until my return in a fortnight. Whatever you are up to, I hope you have fun too! See you! xxx