Sunday, December 20, 2020

A Garden Dibber!

Yes, a garden dibber-check out the link for more details but it is a stick for planting seeds or bulbs!  And because you were the only one with a right answer, Jessica, I am sending it to you! I even tried out my new birthday present--a woodburner tool!
Yes, today is my 65th birthday!

While in the garage workshop, 
I put the finishing touches on the latest snowman!  
He's a table one at 6";  made from a camphor branch. 
 (no splits in this one!)

I whipped this off--an interesting knit
 but my carried yarn shows through too much for my taste! 
 I got it out of my system anyway! lol
Now this I enjoy and I have another pair on the needles
 because I can't stand the pain cold weather gives me in my hands especially!  In black, they look like real biker's gloves which the pattern is modeled after!  ( Tough and Toasty)

 

6 comments:

  1. A very useful too. Congrats to Jessica!

    The snowman looks very pleased.

    Merry Christmas to you and all your family. Hope you have a wonderful day of celebration.

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  2. Happy Birthday!

    I just love your snowmen!

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  3. Happy Birthday to you! I had never heard of a garden dibber before. Now that would be a useful tool. (If I ever have a garden again!)
    The ball ornament looks nice. I don't think anyone except another knitter would see the yarn and I wouldn't have noticed if you didn't point it out! :-)
    Mr. Snowman also looks so happy and cheery. You are definitely on a roll with them.
    Do you have big plans for your day today? Cake? Chocolate?
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  4. That is so clever!! I love to see my bulbs pop up in the spring. It's so exciting. Last year was underwhelming so I think I need to plant some more. I wish I had thought of it earlier. I guess it will have to wait until next year now.

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  5. Glad you had an enjoyable birthday! Does the snowman still smell like camphor wood, or does the smell get lost under the varnish?

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