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In and out, round and round

The other day at Richmond Knitters, Katie pulled this stunning skein of Little Dipper Yarn out of her bag and gave it to me - it's prettier in real life, this isn't a great photo - winter and the lack of sunlight one this round. The yarn is alpaca and silk and cashmere and so soft. Katie is allergic to alpaca, so thought I should have it. Sweet!

 It matches this Socks That Rock - which officially has the title of The Oldest Yarn in My Stash. I think it will make a great Swoop shawl - a Romi Hill shawl that i already have the pattern for.

Meanwhile, I've been collecting left over sock yarn. Everything in this bag has already had a blanket square made form it. Catherine is also knitting a sock yarn blanket. She's a bit more focused than me, and knits a square every single day. So I gave this bag (250 grams of it) to her. Funnily enough, some of it was leftover that Sonia gave to me. 
And so it goes, around and around, using yarn, and sharing yarn and loving it.

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