Thursday, July 14, 2016

Bendigo eve

I traditionally do a pre Bendigo sheep show post, where I think about what I want to buy and what -and how much - yarn I currently have in stash. This year I know I will buy "some" sock yarn, for shawls and socks, but not too much, and no green, or red or blue. I appear to like to buy pretty skeins in these colours and then not knit with them:

Here's my list:







I'm aware that I'll be buying wool next month in New Zealand. The latest purchases from Blue Moon Fiber Arts took me back up to  16,488, which isn't too bad since when I started counting my stash in 2014 I had 26352. I'm not aiming for zero, I love having some yarn to reach for, but I think maybe 10 to 15 kms is the ideal amount.

Anyway, this year we (the Richmond Knitters ) are also attending the Women of Wool lunch, which given me a compelling reason to go to the show, beyond the acquisition of more yarn. I'll let you know how it all goes.


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