It is said that the best things in life are free. They very possibly are, however, you can't beat a bit of luxury now and again. I had (notice use of the past tense here...) some Christmas money to spend and, as I have quite enough yarn to be going on with, I decided to splash out on some Lantern Moon needles.
These are (from left to right) 6mm blonde, 5mm rosewood and 4mm ebony (I got some 4.5mm in ebony as well). They look and feel beeyootiful, smooth and light but strong, and I can't wait to start using them with the lovely yarns that I was given for Christmas.
The DB hooded cardy progress continues. I am now about half way up the second sleeve. Progress was slowed by the recommendation of Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy game, but I got stuck on the Escape from Echo Base level, so knitting has resumed.
In other news, the wind has been making a feature of itself again. We escaped pretty lightly with just two fence panels down, but there has been quite a lot of damage to property and trees around here and this weekend's camping trip has been cancelled :( Still, on the bright side, this means more knitting and game playing time :)
Oh yes, and apparently I am weird about cutlery. Just because I insist that the knife should be placed facing towards the plate. Does this make me weird? I don't think so.