Thursday, 24 January 2013

Stolen Moments

I have a new work schedule that I'm quite excited about.  I work from home on Thursdays now.  Yup - every Thursday is me parked on the couch with a blankie and my doggie, my own coffee in my cups and a full kitchen to make lunch (which is really funny since I hate making lunches).

So today I hit on a great idea though I'm sure the rest of the world is going to say "Well, yeah...what else were you going to do?".  I took a few moments in the middle of the day to spin.  What a treat to have a spinning break in the middle of a workday!

A little backstory here - I ordered a six pack of BFL roving from SweetGeorgia Yarns in BC and it arrived last week.  I've been looking at it for days now.  Aren't they lovely.


It was a bit of a job to decide which one to start with but in the end I picked this one


I think these colours absolutely scream "Summer".  They remind me of the colour of the water when I was last in Thailand, the colour of the grass by the sea, summer sky with a bit of cloud.  I can almost hear the surf and the sea birds.  

Its the most perfect tonic against this.

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations on getting to work from home one day a week! Who knows, it may grow into more!

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    1. Thanks! They are pretty aren't they. I'll have pics of the finished yarn shortly.

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  3. That roving looks lovely spinned, It's surprising how different it can look after it's, well, spun. :) I'm pretty in awe of spinners, it's so hard to get the yarn even and yours looks perfect!

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    1. You're far too kind - so often the camera isn't very forgiving but in this case I think it is. The finished yarn is lovely as well. I'll have pictures to show shortly.

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