A good week

No, I’m not knitting quite yet, but nearly am 😀 My physio on the upper body is nearly complete and all I have to do is wait for the nerve to finish healing, which shouldn’t be too long.
BUT, what a week to not be knitting! I got 3 parcels all in one week 🙂
1) Yahaira’s fantastic book, Sensual Knits 🙂 Yum yum yum! I dare not read through it too much yet, but already have plans for some knits from it…
Forgive the awful light on these pics btw – it has done nothing but rain and snow around here for 2 weeks. Mainly raining though 🙁
I took (or rather am still taking till I can complete it) part in a little sock swap organised by Abigail over at 1870pearl. I was lucky enough to receive all this and the perfect fitting socks from Guinifer. She is clearly very talented, and she got me down to a tee too with the gifts – the pretty little stitchmarkers and the yummy yarn 🙂 Thank you Guinifer!
I also took part in a little contest too, over at Prayer For Rain. If you haven’t seen her blog, go look – she does some fantastic socks and uses drool inducing yarn 🙂 Her competition was to guess where she had taken photos of Professor Cline’s Dinosaur Kingdom, a place where dinosaurs helped the cowboys win the civil war 🙂 I couldn’t not enter when she showed pics of the place – I had to know where it was 😀 These were my winnings…
Yummy! Perfect colours in the yarn, and lots of goodies too! Thank you Rahime 🙂
And indeed thank you both of you – you made my week 🙂 And thanks Amazon for finally sending me the book. I could go on, but I won’t 😉
And I may not have been knitting, but I have been doing a small amount of secret sewing… I’m testing my crafting capacity as knitting made me ache the other weekend (but I was feeling a bit crappy then anyway so maybe it wasn’t the knitting and just me being rubbish), and doing a little embroidering seemed like a good alternative. Except the cat came and sat on it and nearly spiked himself with the needle, and rubbed off a lot of what I’d transfered to the fabric with his little hairy bum 🙂 I’ll show you pics of that when it isn’t so secret anymore but I can tell you that it involves organic fabric and linen threads… Reveals absolutely nothing that 😉