January 6th, 2009

winter

I have cable

The woollen not the tv kind :-) This morning when I checked the weather forecast it wasn't going to get above freezing, so I checked the wardrobe for what I could wear, and at the back found the Aran jumper that fj_warren knitted for me over twenty years ago!

It's still in great condition because it hardly gets worn, not because I don't like it, but because it's so hot. It's from the days when wool was actually wool and not acrylic, and it has the traditional patterns like horseshoes in the sand, rope, and fishing net which makes a lot of it double thickness. Today it came into its own, and I stood at the bus stop warm as toast !