Acquisitions

I spent the "weekend" (in actuality, Monday and Tuesday) buzzing up to Niagara and back. The entire trip was soundtracked by Melodica, which, in my opinion is the ultimate travelling companion. Lovely, lovely stuff -- I never leave home without it.

Speaking of lovely stuff, I had the pleasure of visiting a couple of delightful yarn shops along the way. First off was Stitch in Jordan Village where I picked up a couple of delicious skeins of Malabrigo:And then I flitted on over to Stratford to pay a visit to Close Knit, a wee but very welcoming shop that's still relatively new (and will be carrying my patterns shortly!) I just had to get my hands on some of their locally-sourced, lanolin-rich sport weight yarns:I had a hard time limiting myself to two skeins each of only four colours. It wasn't easy.

And now for some Gnome gnews (sorry, I just had to) -- the socks should be out in a day or two. I promise.

8 comments:

Michele said...

Any news on the socks with pints?

spillyjane said...

Michele -- there can be! I will cast on for them today.

French Press Knits said...

Those little lambs are the cutest! Were they in a yarn shop??

spillyjane said...

Yup! I snapped their picture while at Stitch.

Susie said...

I'm obsessed with gnomes and this may well be my first color work project. Can't wait to see them all finished!

Ruth said...

I envy you all that sport weight wool! It's impossibly hard to find around here.

Michele said...

Great news! I hopefully will be the first to purchase. Can't wait for them.

Ariane said...

how can resist yarn anyway?