Tuesday, November 29, 2022

USING UP YARN!

 Another hat--a slightlly different number of rows
 and added a tag to shake it up!  
Made from worsted acryic.
Look what I have been picking each day--a Satsuma orange which was named for the area just 10 minutes north of me where they were legendary until the big frosts of the mid-1900's and again in the 1980's which did the groves in.  

You can still buy them for your yard--and even though we only planted this one last year only last year, it produced a bumper crop for me to eat!  They peel like a tangerine, taste deliciously sweet and juicy like an orange and have hardly any seeds! 
 I'll be glad to eat one for you today!


7 comments:

  1. Beautiful hat!!
    and that orange looks amazing!

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  2. My dream is to one day have a place big enough to have a glass conservatory and grow citrus trees!

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  3. We LOVED Satsumas. Your little tree did good!

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  4. How delightful to pick fresh oranges from your own tree. Enjoy!

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  5. Beautiful hat yet again! We would love to be able to have a Satsuma tree. Dennis particularly loves them. We buy mandarins here and they aren't nearly as good. Your little tree is doing great for being so young.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  6. Those oranges!!!! Wow....tangerines say Christmas to me but they've been hard to find here for the past few years. That and mince pies. I guess they are on the extinction list since it's just us boomers who indulge.

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