Thursday, April 24, 2008

I'm In Love

With yarn.  Shocking, I know.

I just had to gush about my recent purchase that came in the mail today.  Just look at at!





(all photos taken with permission from TheyToldMeSew's flickr page)

Have you ever seen anything so beautiful?  I bought it from TheyToldMeSew at her Etsy shop.  It is roughly 215 yards of handspun delicious in a heavy worsted/bulky weight.  I have never felt yarn like this, and it is wonderful.  I wouldn't classify this yarn as being soft and squooshy, but it is definitely a sturdy feeling yarn and I hesitate to say stiff, but it feels like it has a lot of substance, if that makes sense.  I am very pleased with it.  Now all I have to do is think of something to make with it.  What does one make with yarn that looks like this anyway?

Until I figure that out, it will just have to be on display.  My first piece of art!

2 comments:

  1. LOL I was all ready to congratulate you on your photog skills until I saw that you borrowed the pics! I can't wait to see what that yarn becomes...should be colorful! :-P

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  2. Gosh. This looks wonderful! At first I thought you had spun it up!

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