Can you spot the cat lurking?
The wind was getting up and she was skulking around the garden before hiding under a bush, twitching every time something rattled in the wind.
Did you see my wool on the washing-line in the top picture? I did a dye yesterday with dandelion leaves (as there is no shortage of the flamin' things in my garden), but the results were deeply bland as you can see. So this afternoon I got out all the red onion skins I'd collected:
And topped up the dandelion beige with a quick red onion skin soak.
Below is the result, still wet, draped over the kitchen tap, drip-drying. It's a funny colour - the picture doesn't really do it justice. It's sort of rust coloured with a greenish tinge. Impossible to describe and very odd, but very definitely not beige! I did once get a really pleasant rich brown from red onion skins but I've never managed to recreate it. Still, it'll be interesting to see what this one is like when it's properly dry.
And now for a bit of gratuitous colour: