Hello everyone, welcome to March! This month we will celebrate the official beginning of Spring with gardens and countryside coming to live again. Days are definitely getting longer and, when the sun is out, warmer and Easter is just around the corner.
Thinking ahead to Easter and decorating the table for a lovely family get together over lunch or afternoon tea, I have started working on a festive little table set with a wee bit of added sparkle.
Ever searching for the perfect mercerised cotton yarn I think I have finally found it. This is Larra by Scheepjes, 100% mercerised cotton and available in 49 shades. The yarn has a sheen that is soft and subtle and is an absolute joy to work with as it doesn’t split and is easy to handle. I am adding a little glitz by using small quantities of Lizzy which unlike so many other sparkle yarns is made up of 80% Viscose and only 20% Polyester and comes in amazing 11 colours.
Test swatching is complete, sketches have been drawn and the Maths worked out. Knitting will commence shortly and hopefully by next week I have some progress to report and show.
Come and see me again then. Have a good week, fingers crossed for some sunshine!