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Happy Birthday Suzanne?

I have a lot of self control when it comes to buying yarn. I don't shop (for yarn) when I am bored, I've been knitting largely from stash, and I try to buy for projects that I'm going to get on the needles immediately. BUT when someone puts a bunch of yarn in front of me and says "take what you want the rest is being given away" I don't say no. Last week it was Kris, this week Suzanne showed up with a couple of bags of awesome.

I snagged two skeins of beautiful sock yarn, one of which I am going to speckle up and dye using the drip technique I worked on last week, for What the Fade. I'm so obsessed with my colours for that shawl.

Since she was giving this yarn away, Suzanne said that if we wanted, a donation to the Epworth hospital wouldn't go astray. They had recently saved her boyfriends life, and Elise's mother is currently there after having a stroke, so that seemed like a great idea. I went to the website, and one of the options is to put someone's name in. Obviously I put Suzanne's name in, but then the only options are "In memorial"  "an anniversary" or "a birthday". Shockingly, there was no "to say thanks for some yarn" button, so I chose "birthday" and left it at that.

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