Rhinebeck Recap! 😅 I bought a LOT, enough to make the border officer raise his eyebrows and insist on checking all our bags because he didn’t believe two people could spend so much on yarn. 😳🙈
It was a physically challenging day for me, I have some health issues that typically flare up at the worst possible moment 😒 which made the day a little more chaotic and tiring. But despite this it was still a wonderful adventure!
It was literally July in October, and I feel like a collective tear was shed as people peeled off their precious hand knit layers they had worked so hard to have wearable 😂 I got tons of compliments on @plankandstella ‘s wool while wearing my painting sweater (which fits just fine in the end, photos soon!). A little part of me wanted to begrudgingly wear it despite the heat and damn the consequences! 😂
So let’s dig in, shall we?!
On the top left we have 5 skeins of @primroseyarnco Adelaide (dior, black truffle, you’ll float too, seven wonders) for Sunset Highway. Then two issues of @pompommag (I resisted the urge to read them in the car and will instead savour them at night over tea). Farm fresh peach jam 🍑, and two interchangeable hexagon @indianlakeartisans needles. Gorgeous Briar Rose Fibers yarn, I got Sea Pearl (a heavenly mix of merino and tencel 💕) - the only time I broke my ‘only buy with a project in mind’ rule.
Now bottom left, @junipermoonfarm ‘s Herriot in Buckwheat - you guys, it’s superfine Alpaca and SO FREAKING soft! I’m going to make @boylandknitworks Little Cabin sweater, it’s going to be the COMFIEST!
Last but not least I met up with Maria from @tuskenknits , it was such a pleasure to meet her in person! She was so kind and saved these three skeins for me 💕 Left to Right: Pigwidgeon, Cordelia, Kindred Spirits in her Fife base. I’m going to knit the Ohra shawl 😁 Has anyone else noticed how obsessed I am with Caitlin Hunter’s patterns? I didn’t realize until I was on the way home that I had ONLY bought yarn for her patterns 😂 #notsorry
My mom made out with as much if not more than I did! And to think in the car she actually said ‘I’m not sure I’ll buy anything’ 🙄🙄🙄