Now I want to show you something..........something that makes my heart flutter, makes me smile, and is making me very very happy even on this completely grey, wet day......
-What is it? I hear you ask - well, let me first say, that you are absolutely definitely NOT under any circumstances allowed to tell anyone about it. No-one, especially not anyone living in this house over the age of 17. Do you understand? You know who I mean, don't you?! He is NOT allowed to know.
Not yet...anyway... at this very moment, not until I can find a way of softening it for him.
Cos he won't understand, you see..... he won't experience the same happy lift that I do, just looking at it in all it's rainbow glory, fondling it in all it's cottony goodness. You will, though, I know you will. You'll get it, just like I do.
Okay.....is that a promise then? Great!! So now, just LOOK AT THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!Ooooooh!! Isn't that one of the most beautiful things you've ever seen?!!
it is Rowan dk handknit cotton - and it's all MINE!!!!!! Look at those fabulous colours.
Yes, I have to admit it - I paid a visit to our lovely local wool shop and these scrummy balls of beautiful colours just jumped right out at me, begging me to take them away and make them into granny squares. What could I say? I had to bring them home with me.....
By the way, if you hear awful bad stories about 4 children being made to eat bread and butter for the next two weeks, don't pay any attention. It won't be true.
I can't afford butter.