Just a quick blog tonight as we have had an evening out and only just returned. As soon as Sam returned from school Carl and I hared over to Ashdale Alpacas for a quick meet up with Irene and Si. We raced round looking at their fabulous cria and then gorged on Irene's novel line in cup cakes - lemon ones are definitely the best!
I delivered my knitting and then proudly unveiled my idea for a new line - I think Si almost wet himself when I opened the box and peeled back the layers of tissue. I soon realised the tears in Irene's eyes were not tears of joy at this fabulous new line. They began as knitted booties but I had the (I now realise daft) idea of sticking them in the washing machine and felting them. I have to admit that on mature reflection it would take a baby with mighty well developed leg muscles to be able to kick with these booties on - they were rather thick and heavy for a new born. Oh well, have to think again!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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