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Sunday, November 09, 2014

Two Thirds Done

I've finished 525m of the yarn for my eighteenth century stockings, which means another 300m approximately to go.   Some of that is on the bobbins ready to ply, but I will need to spin up some more.
Gilled perendale spun worsted, approximately sport weight as planned.
 This morning we went out on a road trip to The Iris Garden in Motukarara; it's been a few years since I was last there and it's just as beautiful as I remember.   It's only open for a few months a year but worth the trip.

I think this is the one I bought, very similar to my Supreme Sultan, but a little lighter and smaller, it'll be planted further along that same bed.

Loved this butterfly and there were tonnes of bees as well.

We also have some new life here, baby praying mantis; so cute!
Back to the knitting now, going to try and get another repeat of chart 3 in for the test knit before dinner.


Kura Carpenter said... Best Blogger Tips

Stocking s project, interesting. Excuse my ignorance, how do you construct them? I'm guessing knitting

Gracey is not my name.... said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh they are so the one you bought....and can't wait to see the stockings...

Wanderingcatstudio said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful irises! Love the baby mantises too - I've never seen them when they were babies!

Katherine said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful spinning and those iris are truly worth a visit. Love them!

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