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Some quick thoughts and a stash update

So, tomorrow is the Annual Hand Knitters "buy all the wool" event in Coburg. I said I wasn't going this year... but then I changed my mind. Before I go to these sorts of things, I like to remind myself of how much beautiful yarn I already own,and make a specific list of things I "need" .

So the stash update is: I currently have 20,377 meters of yarn. Which isn't too bad, this time last year I had 26,352 metres, so heading in the right direction.

I do have a few specific things I want to buy. I always like documenting these, just to compare with what I actually buy on the day!

Either 200g in white or 400 grams in two heavily contrasting colours for colourwork cowl and hat (4 ply)

150 grams nice neutral for a Thalia scarf (although I have something in stash that might work for this)

 White gum wool for Epistrophe (maybe) maybe just look at it and mail order it when I am ready to knit it?

I'll let you know after the even what actually comes home with me!


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Look what I found!!

I was putting away the yarn from my mothers ASJ, which I have finished - it's having a bath right now, and I found this blue yarn:

Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

That's the old yarn and the one I just found, together, and they are the exact same colour!

There is only 13 grams, so I don't know if it will be enough to finish both sleeves, and the  iCord front, but if it is I won't have to wait another month to declare this project done!