Fourteen Days . . .

jenjoycedesign©ribbon-candy-scarf
I am sharing all that I am ‘making’ through the holidays (and other noteworthy things going on).  Fourteen days left, and three hand-made gifts finished, with several more to go. A scarf much like ‘ribbon candy’ in wintergreen and licorice, made from some old yarn I can’t even remember what it is.  The kitty, shown a few posts back.  And here, a quite large & roomy felted satchel made of stashed tweed wool o’ the Andes, and which has two thick 5-stitch icord straps. More to come… watch this space !

(( The very artful steel cut & welded ‘coat’ hanger my brother made. It is a daffodil bulb,  and is mounted right at the doorway))
jenjoycedesign©felted-bag

Now, the Lovers Of Wildlife out there , you absolutely *must* see this ~~~ the pair of ravens which perch often right near our house, these are photos taken from upstairs bedroom window, literally 30 feet away from where I stood in the house (I zoomed in).  First you see Mr. Raven lone on a branch surveying his domaine, then his mate busying herself ripping some dead bark off of a dead oak branch, then she flew to him and they cuddled a while while they prattled loudly to each other, it was amazing to see such big handsome birds be so affectionate.

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They didn’t seem to mind me at all standing there photographing & admiring them. I am so grateful & lucky to live here in these woods with the ravens!

19 thoughts on “Fourteen Days . . .

  1. I love Ravens they are so Mystical & Gothic- guess that’s why I wear a lot of black !
    Still have not started the Vines beret but I hope to get going on it over Christmas. All my knit gifts are complete Now its just custom orders than I can sit back & knit for me.
    Like the Earthy colours of your bag. Happy Christmas Jen♥

    • Ah hello Lorraine ! Thanks for the wee visit ! I so love, love, love those Ravens as well, they are just so regal. I can’t wait to see your Vineyard Rows tam/bonnet when it gets started… I’m squirming with anticipation ! Very Merry Christmas to you! xxx 🙂

  2. I adore these birds. They rock. Love your knits! I’m not doing much in the way of Holiday knitting…yet! Waiting for some Unspun Icelandic to arrive….then I’ll be knitting like a house’afire.

    • Oh yeah… I hear you there !! I am waiting for some sport-weight bare sock yarn , so I can start nieces birthday Faux Boot Socks ! (I’ll no doubt be knitting them at your Christmas Spin-up ! 🙂

    • Lizzi, I am actually taking a break from the knitting right now, fixing some ripped pj bottoms… they are old and worn to threads… still I am fixing them ! Will you come over and make me a nice braw cuppa tea ? 🙂 xx

    • Hi Chooks ! Actually I have only started to knit like crazy, now that there’s only two weeks left to go. Thankyou for your praise and encouragement, it is so heart-warming. xxx

  3. I always love to read about knitting and see other’s lovely work…but the birds were an added bonus. I love watching birds too. But it seems that here in N Iow it’s a bit too cold for them–a high of one (yes 1) today. I didn’t see any, just heard them.

  4. Judging by the background of the ravens, you have a fantastic view! You’re lucky in many ways. Love how you styled your ribbon scarf like a caterpillar.

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