First Rain

jenjoycedesign©rain-kitchen-window

Finally we got some rain, making it a lovely break from the dryest Autumn in many years. Emma and I just got in from a little knit-walk as it drizzled, but I didn’t bring camera in case it started to downpour. So here I am, taking photos of the wetness from inside our house.  From the kitchen window above.   Just look at the moss, just drinking it in . . .
jenjoycedesign©moss

From where I sit & knit by the window,  and if you look closely  you’ll see some stones placed in a path. That is actually the path down to the garden, but also it is part of my knitting trail, which goes off into the woods from the garden in a northerly direction . . .

jenjoycedesign©knitting-trail

On the knitting front: I have been preoccupied with a new yarn ~ here winding off 440 yards of a  ‘Botticelli Red’, variegated, 3-plied, hand-dyed hank of finest sock yarn I’ve had the pleasure to knit with to date. I am smitten with Malabrigo sock yarn!

jenjoycedesign©winding-off-malabrigo

7 thoughts on “First Rain

  1. That’s so spooky hen – I was just thinking about you a wee while ago then signed online and see you’ve posted! Love your garden. You have rain, we had snow, now it’s pouring down. Me and Cuilean are sitting cosy on the couch. X

  2. Just a lovely day… I love rain which is a good thing since we get so much of it! Yesterday afternoon just as dusk was falling it was pouring and foggy and the traffic light at the corner glowed like jewels. Very moody and beautiful.

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