Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Seven Skeins Club Week Five- Giant Balls

I expected a Christmas tree ornament some time in this club, and  it showed up this week. As a non-Christian I though Kate Davies managed this very gracefully, calling them Whigmakeeries, and  describing them as:    
  
a decorative or fanciful object, a piece of ornamentation …a knick-knack, gew-gaw, bauble, fantastic contrivance, or contraption.” In other words, a whigmaleerie is a wee thingumajig, of the kind folk often like to hang on trees at this festive time of year.

I knit them even though I am not of the tree hanging persuasion, because I am working the process for this club. I decided to put a bell in them, and maybe give them to the cats. 




They are huge! Leon and I have been throwing them around like mini footballs. I have absolutely no idea what I am going to do with them.
 
As for the cats playing with them, this is what Tarragon had to say about that idea

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