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Too tired to knit

I had a great weekend away. Apollo Bay is such a lovely place and it has all the things I want out of a sea-side resort, specifically amazing beaches and ice cream shops.

We drove up (more accurately were driven up) on Friday night. I was very glad I chose a simple project, so I could knit in the car, even as it got dark.

On the Saturday we hung around, ate ice-cream, watched one of my friends finish the six kilometer run and I knit, knit knitted away.

This is Leon, after he finished the 23km really, fast.
On Sunday Leon and I had to get up at 5.30 to get to the start of the run. It was worth it though, running on the Great Ocean Road is so beautiful, and such a privilege. It was sunny and still when the race started. About half way through a rainbow started, and by the 18 kilometre mark I was running into the arch of a full rainbow. Stunning. Then it rained on me a bit, but it was worth it for the rainbow.

After finishing 23kms - the furthest I have ever run, we celebrated the traditional way -with Bloody Marys. I managed to knit a bit in the car on the way home, but by the time we got in I was so tired that I just sat on the couch. Too tired to knit. Today I feel a bit more lively, and am looking forward to picking my needles back up.

Photo credits go, as they so often do, to my personal photographer, Chris Scott.


  1. You two look so amazing and happy in those photos!!!


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Look what I found!!

I was putting away the yarn from my mothers ASJ, which I have finished - it's having a bath right now, and I found this blue yarn:

Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

There is only 13 grams, so I don't know if it will be enough to finish both sleeves, and the  iCord front, but if it is I won't have to wait another month to declare this project done!