Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Arm warmers, and the local wildlife



These are the pair of armwarmers I've been working on for quite some time. I had the 2nd item-itus. You know how you knit a pair of socks, and just cant ever seem to get around to knitting the second one? Same problem with these. However, I also had alot of xmas presents to finish after I finished the first one. I will put up a pattern at some point. I have some larping gear to make over the next few weeks tho.

I got the lovely colored wool from Jenny at the Bronze Wombat, which I think she said she got from Nundle Wools, (which i will be corrected on if Im wrong...Please correct me if thats the case), and the black wool is Loyal brand wool from New Zeland that I picked up at Romani Wool on Queen St. West in Toronto.

And now for the local wildlife segment....

For some time now, the local squirrells seem to have become accustomed to humans down in the park. One pair in particular keep accosting us for food. ESPECIALLY Fatso....or the squirrell we have called Fatso. His buddy Half Tail also has been bugging us.



Half-tail has a portion of his tail fuzz missing, kinda making his tail on the underside looking like it was shaved off. Half-tail is also about half the size girth wize of Fatso.



Fatso...well he/she is just....fat. We also watched Fatso get into a fight with Half-tail over the food we were offering. Fatso has a tendancy to come right at your feet, and will jump off park benches to get at the food you are holding. This pigglet has no patience at all.

1 comment:

Jennifer said...

Yep.....Fatso is definitely fat. You're right, the coloured woolen yarn was from Nundle Knitting Mills - just a 40-minute drive now! - your arm warmers have come up really well, they are terrific.

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