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Back from Bendigo 2018

I was spoilt this year and got a lift to Bendigo with Nat. I quickly did my shopping before the Women of Wool lunch:

I'm really pleased with this wool I bought for Leon's jumper:

It's from North East Yarn a fibre collective from the North East of Victoria. I said I wanted to buy more local yarn! Because they well by weight in 500g hanks, and don't know the yardage, I didn't want to risk running out, so I bough a kilogram. If there is enoug left-overs for a jumper for me as well I won't complain!

I bought some Oyster yarns in merino silk and yak, which is just stunning,

and this jumped into my bag:

A jumpers worth of sparkle yarn from My Creative Garage. I hadn't heard of her before, but her colour pallete was amazing. I'm not sure exactly what I'm going to make with it - make 
  
This was my favourite sheep of the show


Lunch with Women of Wool and the Richmond Knitters was a good time, as usual. As well as the women I knew, there were two sheep farmers at our table. The people who produce the wool! So fun.

And then Kris said she was driving home, so we did a final sweep of the lifestyle tent and headed home. It was a fun day and I really do enjoy the balance of shopping and spending time with the knitters.

The rnadom stuff: fudge, woolwash, honey and PudBalls

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