The nature of things
Thursday May 11th 2023, 9:24 pm
Filed under: Garden,Knit,Wildlife

Looking around, I’m not sure but I think what we had was a Stinkhorn mushroom.

Not, sorry, a Stinkface, as I initially relayed to my husband. It still makes me laugh, even if I was wrong.

Maybe that potential treat is what the little guy sunning himself near the blue flower pot was interested in.

A question: I’ve been going through old stash and came across these blues. The big ball, 167 grams, is merino laceweight dyed by Lisa Souza at, the hank and its wound-up twin (they are, even if the photo insists on adding extra purple and depth to the unwound one) are Cascade alpaca lace–pretty sure that’s not baby alpaca, sorry, but it’s okay; the teal blue to the left is 50/50 tussah silk/merino, and the darker blue is–quite sure that’s from Lisa, too, baby alpaca laceweight where I bought an extra hank just in case but didn’t need it.

These were together in storage because I was always going to knit them doubled in dark/light stripes. Or maybe three. Or something. But it never happened. If anyone wants to play with some laceweight, let me know and it’ll be on its way. Stored in a ziplock inside a heavy plastic bag.

Edit: yarn spoken for. Thanks!

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I wish I was still knitting. I’m not sure what to do with my own stash!

Comment by Anne 05.11.23 @ 11:00 pm

I’ve been playing with lace weight lately. Is love them! I have a shawl pattern I’ve wanted to try in lace weight and a larger needle, to make a spring/summer shawl. It’s an Elizabeth Zimmermann pattern, so it should be just interesting enough without making my eyes roll back in my head!

Comment by Pegi F 05.12.23 @ 2:56 am

Go, little lizard! Get your mushroom fix!

Lovely yarns.

Comment by ccr in MA 05.12.23 @ 7:17 am

Enough of my own to play with just wanted to say it is lovely

Comment by Afton 05.12.23 @ 12:50 pm

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