Yes, it's Wednesday evening, and I have the next five days off and I'm pretty excited about it. Just doing my favourite things - reading, and knitting and seeing friends and shows. The test knit is going well - I'm up to "divide for the body and the sleeves". it's a cropped jumper, so won't be far to go after I divide. So far this has been a pleasure to knit, and I love the way it's coming out. Also it's reversible, and look at the inside: I'm reading Godsgrave , the second in the Nevernight series. It's more of the same in the best possible way, and I cannot stop reading. I've been listening to Write My Name Across the Sky for the last few weeks. It's another of my Kindle Unlimited bonus free audio scores, and I am really enjoying it. It's a family drama, and one of the protagonists is a 70 year old influencer and it's women's fiction at it's best. I just haven't had a lot of time to listen, all my knitting t
After I wrote about my Joji bags I realised quite how much I dislike the flesh pink of my box bag, so I decided to colour it. I used Angelus acrylic paint, which is apparently good for painting sneakers. I knew there was a risk that it would end up streaky, or splotchy or that I would get turquoise all over the vachetta handle and tag, but I decided it was worth the risk. i taped everything I didn't want to risk getting turquoise on and set to work. It was so much fun. I haven't painted anything in the longest time, and it came out the prettiest colour. The cleanup was simple and this really wan't messy at all. I'm curious to see if it will crack or peel over time, but right now I am so pleased with the colour and texture and how much fun this project was.