Hey there! I was going to complain about my broken spinning wheel and whine about not being able to afford a Lendrum DT, but I just can’t. Sunday morning included the usual trip to the grocery store. Ouch! Food prices have risen and non-food items , such as cleaning supplies, toiletries, etc. needed replacing so the total was quite significant. I am so grateful to be able to afford healthy food for my family and to provide such luxuries as toilet paper, toothpaste and soap… you know, things we so often take for granted and think we need to survive, but in reality we could live without. So many people in our world live without clean water, let alone hot and cold running water. Last night after paying the electricity and water bill (combined utilities for us) I felt happy. Not because of the balance in our checking account, but because my family can enjoy warmth and cleanliness for another month.
After morning chores I’ll try fixing the wheel again, maybe unsuccessfully, but it doesn’t really matter. How long will these blissful feelings remain? Who knows, but I’ll enjoy them while they last. I’m sure something will piss me off again soon.
Prior to the wheel’s demise I spun some of Loretta’s roving.
Following the breakdown I added a few rows to Arwen.
Do you ever find yourself wondering how sweater pieces will fit together? Other than a few extra short rows in the sleeve and adding several inches to the length I’ve followed the pattern as written. For some reason the pieces so far appear disjointed and awkward. Oh well, faith in the designer’s skills prompt me to continue.
Have a fantabulous day!