Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Yarn bought and stash counted

I decided to buy more Buchaille, for Leon's Winter Set (2016) and also for a vest for me. Kate Davies is releasing some yarn each week, so she can mange the orders. Unfortunately for us in Australia, she is releasing them at 5 pm Sunday afternoon UK time, which happens to be 4am in Australia. The first week I didn't get online until 8.30 am, and one of the colours I wanted was sold out, but this Monday I had a few minutes while waiting for my taxi to the airport at 6.20 am, and I secured the yarn! 

So, before it arrives, I thought it appropriate to update my stash count. It's all on Ravelry, except the Adagio Alpaca, because that isn't in the data base yet.
And the number of meters is:


17823

I'm really quite pleased. This time last year I had 24796 kilometres of yarn. If I can maintain my restraint, particularly around sock yarn, I may eventually whittle it down to my goal. Although really, my goal is to have less, use what I buy, and love what I have.

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