Sandrine by Bonne Marie Burns, in Wensleydale Longwool Sheepshop DK, in the Denim colourway. The wool is lovely; the pattern is really badly written and I have frogged/partially frogged it several times. Please read my notes on Ravelry before you attempt to make this sweater.
Based on the original 1941 Clothing Rations, I have 66 coupons to spend plus the 6 I saved from last year, so 72 in total. I’m not doing the challenge alone - several ladies from the Old Style Board at MoneySavingExpert are doing it too: https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6413555/2023-fashion-on-the-ration-challenge
Books I can't live without
A Stitch in Time - both the original by Jane Waller and the re-workings by Susan Crawford (Volumes 1 and 2)
Anything (and everything) written by Terry Pratchett - on CD as well as in paper
Complete Tightwad Gazette, by Amy Dacyczyn - the frugalista's bible
Indian Restaurant Cookbook, by Pat Chapman
Knitting in Vogue, by Christina Probert, Volumes 1 & 2 - They're collections of Vogue Knitting patterns from the 1930s to 1980's, published in 1982. My sourcebook for period knitting patterns.