This is just a quick post to thank everyone who has sent me best wishes for my second eye op. It took place a week ago and it is a big relief to have both eyes finally working together. I'm also happy that I can now read, type, sew and knit to my heart's content.
I will definitely need reading glasses for finer work. But it's a bit too soon to order them as my prescription will continue to change for a while. So I am making do with off-the-shelf reading glasses. However, I find that I don't really need to use them until the evening. Our energy-saving light bulbs at home might need some rethinking as even my husband finds them useless for reading. It's all a bit of a learning curve at the moment.
I started this scarf a few weeks ago. The hat took just 2-3 days. The yarn is a 100% wool by Jaegar and it was donated to me by a generous person on Freecycle. The scarf is a simple crochet v-stitch and the hat is one of my regular favourite patterns by Pyrrha Designs. These will go off soon to Operation Orphan for their Keep A Child Warm project. I chose to make these two items in a size suitable for a teenager.
Yesterday, I treated myself to a rummage in my bags of yarn and picked out some really pretty yarn for a simple baby blanket. But that's another story.....