I got my brochures from Cunard, two days after I ordered them - lovely "ExpressPost". I'm sure if I hadn't made up all those expensive cruises I'd taken, they'd have sent them by donkey.
GrannyPurple, your comment made my entire week. And, Bon Voyage!
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I got a lovely Bodum for Christmas, having wanted one for a long time. Any ideas what this might be?
You, there in the back - good answer. Observe, the transformation:
The steek stitches.
The steek, fulfilling its natural purpose.
The serger, fulfilling its natural purpose.
I like Bodum cozies, and there's no arguing their necessity. This one ended up a bit too narrow, even after an aggressive blocking, so I ended up ribbing more than I thought. Don't care - it looks cute. I opted for many buttons because I think it looks neat that way.
Pattern: None. Corrugated rib using scraps
Yarn: Patons Classic Merino in a few colours
Needle: 2 circular method, 5mm bamboo
Time: about six hours all together
Size: About Bodum-sized. Could have used a few more stitches (I cast on 40 - should have used about 52)