Shawly Not! I’m so punny.

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Another day hiding in the studio to keep the heat in. The misery of the weather has led to a need for indoor clothes drying and as I don’t own a tumble dryer, I have resorted to hanging them in the studio… Therefore, hanging out in here with the heater going is accomplishing two things – keeping me cosy and helping the clothes get dry in under three days (which is the usual time frame for indoor drying in this weather). Three things actually, I’m also avoiding doing housework.

There is a clingy little chihuahua on my lap.

She has a grudge against her dog bed. It makes no difference how comfy, even with a hot water bottle, she will not sleep in there. If there are no laps available she will sleep on the couch – up on the back of it, not on the seat (that’s far too passe). No matter how inconvenient the positioning of the lap, or how busy the owner of the lap, she will gravitate towards it like a moth to flame. Which is to be expected as the breed is a “lap dog”.

I’m looking at yarn options that I have “in stock” for a shawl.

Ice Floss Viscose
Supposedly DK weight, more like sport.
Pink or Charcoal

Ice Kid Lurex Mohair
Supposedly Lace Weight, more like sport.

Ice Kid Mohair Sequin
Supposedly Lace Weight, more like sport.

Moda Vera Kid Mohair Blend
Lace Weight

Ice Kamgarn Superfine
Supposedly Lace Weight, more like sport.

Bamboo Silk (from an Ebay seller, Shiike)
3-ply, like Lace Weight

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