I met up with Jen in London and she took me on a yarn crawl. It was lovely to see her, and the yarn shops were amazing.
Then I went to Cockermouth and met up with Nicola and her sister Rachel , whose blog I read. It was amazing to see Nicola and so nice to meet Rachel in real life, although I feel like I sort of know her already. Woolfest was amazing. There were some sheep there, but it was more about all the amazing yarn. So much prettiness! I bought two jumpers worth of British breeds Aran and quite a lot of hand dyed lace and sock weight.
One highlight was meeting Kate Davies, who is not just a talented designer, but so lovely as well.
Seeing her sample garments made me want to knit everything she has every designed, starting with Warriston, which I did buy the yarn for. We spend four days in the Lake district and there were sheep EVERYWHERE. I don't know what breed most of them were, but there was a large variety. Tomorrow I'll tell you about the lovely knitting I did while I was away, but right now I need to go unpack.