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It has been a chilly cool weekend in Johannesburg, in the midst of our very hot Spring. I did not mind the cooler weather much, as I put it to good use to work on my grey lambswool sweater. It is starting to look like something. The front is done, the back needs a few more rows and the sleeves needs final shaping. I opted to not try and knit them all as one piece, as I have not knitted a sweater like that before, and the wool does not like being tinked or frogged. So I stuck to what I know. 🙂
And finally the Konoha no Shawlette got cast on. I’ve knitted this pattern a few years back, and gifted the shawlette to a swap buddy at the time. I have been wanting to knit it again. It is a lovely pattern that is easy to knit and follow.
My daughter and son in law were in Cape Town during the chilly weekend, and enjoyed lovely sunny weather. They got around to visiting the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa and the V & A Waterfront amongst others. I got this absolutely delightful bag from the museum, just the right size to fit my shawlette project. And it is even big enough to hold a pair of straight needles. How amazing.
And of course, no visit is complete without a trip to Rain Africa on the V & A Waterfront. This store is one of my favourites, specially when it comes to spoiling oneself. They have a superb range of products, and I love the bath salts they have. The fragrances and combinations are truly amazing. I got a great selection from my daughter and son in law, and have already put the lovely pink one to good use. It has an amazing fragrance.