Everyday is silent and grey

So, yes -- the William It Was Really Nothing/blue faience hippo mitts are finished. I'm attempting to get up to the studio any minute now to polish off the pattern, but I keep getting distracted. Fear not; the pattern will be released today. You will be notified.

I just can't resist posting pictures of my new chairs, seen here in situ in the parlour:These were something of an impulse-buy -- yes -- but I could not bring myself to say no. As you can see, they are ready for the festivity of tonight's annual Fondue Feast.

So are the wee-tiny Narcissus noses in the blue-and-white china pot on the end table:
Because I know some of you will inevitably inquire about the bag and brooch in the top-most image, allow me to preemptively indulge you.
The bag was custom-made for me by bayan hippo and the brooch is a Petula Precious by Miss Zaza. I love them together -- it's like each was made for the other.

Finally, some knitting content:It's my Saroyan scarf -- a rare knit for myself. I'm about halfway done.

Apologies for the (possible) overuse of the Morrissey-isms; I must have the ol' Mozzer on the brain these days.

11 comments:

tamara said...

I am currently coveting those chairs. HARD> They are beautiful, and like you, I would have been hard-pressed to say "No", too.

Where, oh where, did you ever find them?

spillyjane said...

tamara -- Thank you! They're from HomeSense, of all places.

Rachael said...

I somehow ended up on a mailing list for a catalog called "Home Decorator's Collection," and I spent a whole lot of time this morning looking at chairs very much like that! Are they comfy?

spillyjane said...

Rachael -- They are. I had been looking for chairs for a long time now and the combination of style and comfort has been an elusive one. These chairs do both exceedingly well.

French Press Knits said...

Fondue and News Years go together so well- We always make sure fondue is part of the festivities on this day :)

Ariane said...

chairs...... yum

subliminalrabbit said...

Those chairs are AMAZING!

Ruth said...

LOVE those chairs!

Noreen said...

Knitting for yourself...bravo! That's one of my resolutions for 2011! longlakeyarns.net

Jodi said...

One of my favorite songs! Love those chairs, btw.

Happy 2011!

Leebot said...

Gasp! Now I see why you're so excited about those chairs. They're *shriek* FAAABUULOOOOUUUUSS!*endshriek* I love that fabric.