It has been steenky hot here recently and when it is steenky hot, the study gets very very warm and sitting in front of a hot LCD screen is no fun at all. A cool change is pushing through, alas no rain for us even though it was forecast, and it is a little better today. (This is to say the sweat on my upper lip is only just starting to bead after half an hour rather than dripping off.....)
Does anyone else find that their dishwasher packs up and refuses to do dishes for days when it is hot? She has the best intentions of doing dishes at least once a day but when it is over 35 degrees in the house (and we are talking celsius here), the allure of a clean and tidy kitchen drops, especially if it involves half an hour of wearing rubber gloves and sticking hands into very hot water. (The opposite applies in winter - the allure of hot hands is quite compelling!)
Guess what I made?
(By Lynne, age *mumble*. I designeded it all by myself! LOL)
Yep *another* sock! I found a pattern I really like in a Barbara Walker book I borrowed from the library. Then I worked out how to turn it into a sock. I have to knit another one in this sportweight yarn, then try to adapt it for a sockweight yarn too.
Would anyone like the pattern when it is ready?
Poor Nutkin doesn't like the heat. Every time it gets hot, she starts dumping yet another round of fur - I can't believe how much fur she has moulted. If we kept it, there would be enough to spin a goodly length of yarn (but the staple is too short since she is a shorthair). In this photo she is saying why do you keep calling me? I'm exhausted and will only favour you with a look....
One of my rose bushes was not very happy some time ago. It got put in the greenhouse to recover.
I think it has recovered so well that we will have to wait until winter to get it out of the ground.