Where I Went



Last weekend my husband and I drove north to the Endless Mountain fiber festival for the day.  I was unable to attend last year due to his dad passing and our trip up to Canada for a gravesite service.
I was excited to once again return to this small but exciting event.


Two years ago when I attended my sister and brother in law were with us and we had so much fun.  This year, I focused on enhancing my stash with what was lacking.  I steered away from alpaca (for no particular reason, I have it in stash).  I was interested in natural unprocessed fibers or unusual fiber blends.


This is what I bought:

yakity-yak wool by Skirted Fleece Mill
summer breeze by Gurdy Run Woolen Mill
two skeins of mohair blends by Holly Road Fiber Farm

I hope to have these entered into my Ravelry stash soon.


Of course, I'm itching to start something new, but I need to finish a few projects already started.  

We had a quick packed lunch on a bench (I wasn't feeling too great because of the preschooler sharing her preschool viruses).  I soaked in the quiet beauty of being in the country.  It was a beautiful day!



Comments

  1. Sounds like a lovely time! I hope you are feeling better!

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  2. Small festivals are the best and you brought home some lovely yarn!

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  3. That is lovely yarn! And I'm always on board with pictures of animals. :-)

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  4. I Love a good fiber show, which is usually all fiber shows I attend. Your choices are beautiful! Hope you feel better soon! Littles are such petri dishes for viruses, ugh.

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  5. Nice haul. Hope you are feeling better soon.

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  6. Sounds (and looks) like such a nice Festival. Glad you were able to go, but sorry you weren't feeling all that great. Hopefully by now the crud has gone. Lovely additions to your stash!

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  7. Sounds like a fun festival. Hope you're feeling better soon.

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  8. Sorry to hear you have not been feeling well, I hope you are feeling a little better now. Your yarn looks lovely looking forward to seeing what you make with it!

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  9. Feel better soon! It looks like you found some pretty treasures at the fiber festival and will be fun to see what you do with them.

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  10. those sheep!! wool is the best. always! (well, unless it's a silk/cashmere blend ;-) I love that photo of your husband on the bench. has me thinking I might be able to get Charlie to a fiber event next summer!

    hope you're feeling better! glad it's the weekend and you have LONG break from the preschool germs!

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  11. A joy to see the sheep what an amazing festival. Hope you feel better soon.

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  12. Those colors are beautiful! Hope you are feeling better soon.

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  13. The yarn is beautiful. How nice to be close to some small fall fiber festivals. Feel better - those viruses can be nasty.

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  14. It sounds like a beautiful day. Hope you are feeling better now and love your new yarn.

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