A couple of weeks ago the April Cookie sock club package arrived. As always it had two sock patters - one simple and one complex, and two
cookie biscuit recipes, again, one simple and one complex. I cast on the Naimamo socks for Leon, in the club yarn.
I considered making the Naimamo Bars. They required custard powder and I though I had some - which I did. I bought it before I moved in with Leon and we've been married for nearly three years. Still, when I opened the Tupperware container I was horrified to discover a maggot, happily reclining there. No Naimamo Bars then. (Fail one).
Then my thumbs started to hurt and I've not been able to knit this week. The second sock sat there, heel turn completed, just waiting for my hands to stop hurting. (Fail two)
Then I decided to make the other cookies, Palmiers. I decided to use supermarket puff pastry, because I couldn't be bothered basically. What I didn't know is that frozen puff pastry is brittle and the package should not have been thrown around, so most of the sheets are shattered. (Fail three)