craft show haul: jitterbug sock yarn in popsicle colourway, touch yarns laceweight merino/mohair, and two pairs of addi lace needles.
new blog feature: word of the week. starting today. for the month of july the words will all be related in some way to things french, in honour of both bastille day and the tour de france knitalong.
this week's word:
[Generally supposed to be an alteration of F. haridelle an old jade of a horse (16th c. in Hatz.-Darm.); also, a gaunt ill-favoured woman (Littré); but connecting forms are not known.]
A haggard old woman; a vixen; ‘a decayed strumpet’ (J.): usually a term of vituperation.
(definition taken from Oxford English Dictionary online)
other examples of harridanical quotes? leave a comment!