I hope you all had a good time last night, stitching or knitting or whatever else you got up to.
I signed up for last night's FNWF before realising that I 'd be out. Ballarat's city council had the first in this year's series of Backyard Taster events promoting multi-culturalism and community. It was a lovely evening to be outside enjoying music, dancing (we saw a performance by young Aboriginal girls and a Maori haka), a display of rare trades and chatting with friends. Earlier in the day I'd responded to a last-minute appeal for cakes for a fund-raising stall at the event so spent a hot afternoon in the kitchen. There was a long queue for food at the event so we ate dumplings at a nearby restaurant instead, (yum!) then came home to watch the first episode in the new series of the Dr Blake Mysteries. Have you seen this show? Are you a fan? We love it - good plots plus it's set in beautiful Ballarat, so how could we not?
So - my FNWF was really a solo knitting session during the day, finishing a teeny weeny beanie and beginning another. Isn't it ridiculously small! Of course it is - it's for a premmie baby. Earlier this week I came across an appeal from Li'l Aussie Prems Foundation for little green beanies for its 6th annual Wear Green for Premmies event and these are the results so far. I'm looking forward to more craftiness today.