It was a beautiful misty winter morning here.
|You can just see one of my sheep!|
|Oak trees have nearly lost all their leaves|
Well, me for one. I need a break from the Shoulders jumper.
I do love you still, jumper, and I promise I will not abandon you entirely. I just need to spend some time with another stitch pattern and different yarn for a while.
So my Knit Crate monthly subscription for May arrived. And this is what it was:
The subscriptions are a lucky dip - you cannot choose which colourway you will receive. So I was super happy to receive the Girl On Fire colourway (which is the one the shawl is pictured in and at the top left). I am a big Hunger Games fan, so pretty keen to knit my own Girl On Fire shawl!
The Carnaby Street Collection pattern book that came this month has some fantastic, colourful knits. Love these fingerless mitts!
Just need to wind the yarn into balls and I'm ready to go!
|Love the colour gradients|
And a reveal from last week - the daffodil tea cosy is finished! I love, love, love it! I am not using it yet as it is going in an exhibition for July/August, but I will have it back just in time for spring. And I am pretty happy that all the yarn was from stash.
I am almost ashamed to show my reading for this week! An Australian romance! I just picked it up as a quick, no think type of read. But as most of these books do, it grabbed me and I just had to know what happened - unresolved teenage romance, main character finding out her father is not her father and having to find her real father, just the usual plot lines! Sometimes though you just need an easy read!
This week I also re-watched one of my favourite quirky Australian movies, Danny Deckchair. After I saw it for the first time, I found out it is actually based on a true story.
The movie belongs to that genre of quirky Australian comedy movies that began with Muriel's Wedding, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and The Castle. All great movies, if you can find them somewhere.
But Danny Deckchair is my favourite!
And speaking of Australian movies, cannot wait until The Dressmaker comes out. October 22nd! The movie was filmed near here and those 1950s fashions - yay!
Do you have a favourite quirky movie? Or was a movie filmed in your area? I am always after movies to watch while knitting!