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… or sometimes I even leave the house, again …

Although we’ve lived in this seaside suburb for nearly a year, due to being very pregnant, sleep-deprived or caught up in baby (lack of) routines, I’ve hardly ventured to the sea.  Yesterday when Mr. Foxy had the day off we made an effort to go out for lunch and a promenade.  A cold, clear day with not too much wind made for pleasant strolling.  I’m not used to the landscape and landmarks here – the Norfolk Island pines instead of St Kilda’s palms, the flatness, and the different quirky aspects of the built environment.  And alot of yellow …

A good chance to try out the new granny square scarf, finally bordered and pressed blocked.  This project was started with great enthusiasm and little planning, inspired by Pip (the woman who launched a thousand granny squares).  Sometimes only crochet will do.  I’m happy with it, though it does look a bit crazy ‘boho’.  The almost-ugly colours (scraps and leftovers) are a mix of dull, rich and bright, like the palette of an oriental carpet, I like to think.  In any case it was satisfying to turn a pile of scraps into something warm and decorative.

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