Bork! Took took took….

Screen shot 2014-05-22 at 1.22.11 PM…Which is chicken for good day, pleasure to meet you, have a nice fresh egg.

Before you start looking accusingly at me, I did three loads of laundry, hung them out and stacked the dishwasher before I sewed up Blue Boy here.

So, a nice pair of egg cosies. Tick.

NOW I can start quilting.

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16 thoughts on “Bork! Took took took….

  1. tialys says:

    Nothing wrong with a bit of a diversion – especially after three loads of laundry.

  2. I’m interested in the noises chickens make – ours rarely say cluck, but they do say ‘worp’ quite a lot… and possibly ‘bork’… or perhaps they are Trekkie hens and are saying ‘warp’ and ‘Borg’?

    • katechiconi says:

      Well, they have certainly encountered the Final Frontier round by the fruit cage, haven’t they? My Girls definitely said Bork. Or possible Bawk. And there used to be the odd Gark. I miss them. They were very conversational, and quite happy to sit on my lap for a minute or two until something edible caught their eye.

  3. Kirsten says:

    That’s a very manly looking egg cozy.
    “Bork! Took, took” back (i left the last ‘took’ off as I don’t have an egg to give.

  4. narf77 says:

    Just wondering what Bjork took initially but now realise that you were speaking in chookanese…sorry about that 😉

  5. I have a whole book of patterns for knitted egg cosies. I understand the irresistible lure. I haven’t made one in ages. Sigh. Yet another project on the to-do list.

    • katechiconi says:

      I think what I enjoyed most was how quick they were to make. You could make a couple in a morning and then it was done and you could go on to something else. One day, I’ll learn to knit properly, and then I’ll be unstoppable.

  6. wombatquilts says:

    Omg. A boiled egg cover is just perfect.

    • katechiconi says:

      I’m a little bit concerned at how addictive the blasted things are to make. Almost instant gratification, and serious cuteness. They’re getting quirkier as I go along. Eggatha and Eggnes are fairly straight, but Egglantine has a much more edgy look! Yes, I named them. I probably need help….

  7. katechiconi says:

    I probably need to go and bake something really complicated and difficult to distract myself. And I have just the recipe. The trouble is, if I do go and make salted caramel macarons, I will feel compelled to eat them.

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