I’m getting a bit wobbly at how fast time seems to be passing, less than 6 weeks to Yule/Christmas and I’m working away at getting various things made for then.
We made some jam jar lanterns for Martinmas (made at a friend’s house):
Nin is still enjoying lighting a candle in the evening and just watching it flickering away in her lantern. She’s continuing to copy Erk’s geometry with her own attempts (“Look Mum, I’m doing geometry too!)
Nin also had a surprise package through My mother has been in Egypt with my brother and hadn’t had time to send a present through to Nin, so when she got back, she sent this:
|A Moulin Roty Handcraft Set. It’s beautiful, I’d rather like one for myself! It also came with some needles and a sampler pattern for cross-stitch (which doubtless she will also try sometime soon). She’s been busy trying to crochet and loves to pull out HER yarn and stroke it (clearly a yarnie in the making). She is making (with quite a bit of help) crocheted squares for a doll’s blanket.|