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Compliment, Knitting and Frida

30 Jan

It’s National Compliment Day and this delightful one made my day, a quotation from Maurice Sendak, author of the wonderful children’s book, ‘Where the Wild Things Are’.

On #NationalComplimentDay, an all-time anecdote from a 1986 interview with NPR’s Terry Gross

The following is, I hope, a piece of knitting that will appeal to the cat lovers out there. I wish I had made it!

Sorry, don’t know the designer

Another piece of loveliness that came my way today, another piece I wish I had the skill to make!

Frida – Made by Tara Williamson

 
 

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12 responses to “Compliment, Knitting and Frida

  1. utesmile

    January 31, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    What 3 wonderful and beautiful things you quote and show. It does your name of the blog justice. You always find the most amazing things, I love the compliment the jumper and the glass- fantastic.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:10 pm

      It was a good day wasn’t it? Some days the beautiful things just leap out at me and say, put me in your post!

       
  2. artfulcrone

    January 31, 2022 at 2:54 pm

    I enjoy all of your posts, but this one might be the most smile-inducing of all! (So far.)

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:20 pm

      Very glad to hear that. They made me smile too. 🙂

       
  3. Sandra

    January 31, 2022 at 10:43 am

    And a heartfelt compliment to you, Sally, for constantly sharing these delightful joys with us. Frida is stunning; the cat sweater is brilliant. But the Sendack comment will keep me smiling all day!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:09 pm

      How lovely of you to say so. There are days when beautiful things – things that please me and make me smile – just fall into my lap. 🙂

       
  4. nrhatch

    January 31, 2022 at 3:24 am

    Frida = FANTASTIC.
    Same with the sweater.

    And cute quote!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:07 pm

      I was particularly pleased with those three things. Sometimes the blog is so easy when things have turned up so serendipitously. 🙂

       
  5. Heyjude

    January 31, 2022 at 12:37 am

    The Frida glass is stunning, but I have no doubt that if you put your mind to it you could create something equally beautiful. And that jumper is purrfect 😻

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:06 pm

      Yes, I love the jumper and will have to hone my skills to make anything quite so complicated. Thank you for your encouragement. 🙂

       
  6. Helen

    January 30, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    🤣🤣🤣 that jumper! Love the Frida glass, too (& the Sendak compliment 😊)

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:05 pm

      There are days when the blog almost writes itself! 🙂

       

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