An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
I have finished the necklace, in spite of distractions! It is 9 beads in circumference, 56 cm or 22 inches in length.
When Jack was digging a bed in the front garden yesterday, a kingfisher came and sat right next to him so that it could swoop down on the lizards and insects he was disturbing. It was so close that Jack was able to take photos of it with his phone:
It's a Brownhooded Kingfisher. This front view doesn't show it, but he has tail feathers that match the turquoise in my necklace. Here's a picture from Newman's Birds of Southern Africa to show you: