>but they’re good for you … really

>I’m sure most of you have experience of kids who won’t eat their fruit-and-veggies

or won’t eat them if they’re green [ yes Nadie, I’m looking at you ]

or who only live on one or two food items,
like maybe Vegemite sandwiches and mashed potatoes

We all know the value of a balanced diet and the consequences of a poor one
So I was pondering this very issue and getting a bit concerned about the recent lack of variety in my knitting diet

thought I might perhaps be suffering a bad case of knitstipation

that was until I got a comment on a recent post from Susan Lawrence who is the designer of my favourite shawl pattern-that-I-just-finished-another-one-of

some lady in the UK has made 31 Forest Canopy Shawls
so I’m ok
and to proove that I don’t have a problem, I just cast on for …



edited to add:
I forgot to mention that the yarn was vintage Cleckheaton Riverina 5ply [sport] generously given to me last year by OzJane. I’m not sure whether it was hers or her late mum’s but either way at least some of it has been put to good use.
It took just over 6 of the old style 25 gram balls – so just over 150 grams.


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