It's one year today since I hit the 'publish' button on my first blog post. In some ways the year feels like it has whizzed past, and in other ways it feels like a long, long time ago, so much has changed. It definitely feels good to have a record of some of our happenings and my making, and I'm very glad I did take the plunge and start writing here.
Anyway, in typical me fashion, the one year mark has kind of sneaked up on me. I knew it was coming, and I've been meaning to think about what, if anything, I might want to post about it today, but it seems to have speeded up towards me recently and, basically, I haven't thought! So I decided this morning that I wouldn't try and get all reflective about blogging and/or life generally, and that the thing to do is just to have a 'giveaway' to celebrate. I like the idea of giveaways, and it's been in the back of my mind to try and do one for ages, so today seems the perfect opportunity. And since we seem to have a bit of a rainbow theme going on around here at the moment, I thought a little pile of wool squares in rainbow colours would be good.
And then I got a little carried away with my wool cutting and did a few more colours too. I couldn't decide whether the rainbow should have a darker green or a pale green, and then it's a bit of a crime that there are no pinks in a rainbow, and brown is always a handy colour to have around...so in the end there are 11 colours.
Each is around 8 inches square(ish!), and they're all recycled wools that I love to use in so much of my making - these ones are mostly from blankets, but with a couple of jumpers and a coat thrown in too. Hopefully you'll have lots of ideas for how you could use them, if you haven't then where have you been for the past year?!
This is meant as a 'Thank You' for bothering to read what I write, and I'd love to be able to send everyone who comments a bundle of wool, but being practical I'll pull just one comment out of a hat (probably quite literally!). Please make sure I can get in touch with you (e-mail) if you're the 'one'. And I'll leave it open for comments till Saturday to give you plenty of time.
And regardless of whether you do comment or not, maybe you're not interested in winning a little bundle of wools, thank you very much for bothering to read still, and I hope you'll want to carry on reading into my next year too.