Monday, 18 June 2012

Austen At The Tat Shop

We had an impromptu trip to our two local Tat Shops this afternoon. We had to pop out to get and send a birthday card. HK suggested that we got to the Tat Shops in Egremont and Cleator Moor. It was quite a successful trip, we all had something apart from Mary-Jane. Dad and HK got a few books each. Mum got an early birthday present of a framed tapestry of The Haywain by ?Constable. I got a box set of three Jane Austen dvd's - Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Emma. I was grinning from ear to ear. I am counting this as my anniversary present from HK.
I have finished watching Pride and Prejudice this evening. Revontuli is now 60 rows completed of 148. It's looking pretty and shouldn't take too long to complete. So I mught stick with this one till completion rather than starting another. I still want to do the Pi Hearts Half Circle next, although another shawl in JAK is vying for my attention. It is the orange Frederica Shawlette by Susanna IC. It has beads also. I have never knitted with beads before. I have made enquiries to see if I can get the beads locally and am waiting to hear back.
It is nearly Midsummers Day. The evenings are very light and drawn out. It is not far off quarter past ten and there is still plenty of light left in the sky. More of a dark dusk.

2 comments:

Unknown said...

"Tat shop" meant something different than I originally expected. I thought you all went to a tattoo shop. A Jane Austen themed tattoo would be pretty cool...:)

CarpeDyem said...

Now that has got me thinking! This sort of tat is just the sort of thing you would find in a charity shop.....