My New Toy

The vintage Dutch yarn swift I bought off Ebay arrived yesterday and it is so much more beautiful than I hoped – a beautifully carved and lovingly constructed work of art.  I love it to bits.

Here it is posing with some new yarn.  Ravelry is going to bankrupt us.

Why is all the equipment and stuff associated with knitting just so gorgeous?  It used to be so much easier to resist in the days of utilitarian metal needles and scratchy acrylic yarn.




  1. says

    Found your blog through a google image search for ‘Gisela Graham’!
    Have had great fun looking through and seeing your lovely stories and photos.
    The yarn above is absolutely beautiful!

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