Here's my first loopy ewe purchase (thanks to Sarah. lol). My order arrived on Saturday but I didn't get a chance to post pics until today and I know Sarah wanted to see what I got! So here they are altogether. And here the are individually.
2 skeins of stone barn fibers in angela,
1 skein of perchance to knit in neon rainbow black,
and 1 skein of fleece artist seawool in origin. Can you tell I was trying to stem away from the neon kick I was apparently on when I went shopping??
Here's how I spent my first day of vacation--working on my first lace shawl. It's the Forest Canopy Shoulder Shawl. I was using the kelp bed I received from Crissy.
Here's a close-up of the stitching. Okay, are you sitting down?? I ended up frogging it because, had I continued knitting this pattern with this yarn (that was made for sport-weight yarn!), I would have way too many stitches on my needles and it'd take me a lifetime to complete. In the first pic of this shawl, I was already up to 100 stitches and the pattern said that I'd be done when there was 195. Um, yeah..no thanks. SO, I need to find another easy shawl pattern to work on for the summer.
Since I frogged my shawl, and I couldn't decide on a sock pattern to knit, I just casted on for my chevron scarf. Here it is so far. I dunno yet what I think of the color combo but it's growing on me. My fiance already wants one for himself so whatever is leftover from the farmhouse cake, I will use on a chevron for him! ;)
My blogiversary is approaching next month--July 13th to be exact (I think!) and I've decided that I'm going to offer up a prize in honor of my blogiversary. :) I'm still deciding but it will definitely be a gift certificate and I'm thinking that it'll either be to the loopy ewe or amazon. Elann might be an option as well. We'll see. :)
Oh and I've got a confession to make too--I thought I was gonna be someone's angel for sp10 and I went to the loopy ewe site to see if there was anything I could get said angel. I ended up getting two skeins for myself and it turns out I don't have to be an angel after all. Sigh..maybe I need to designate August as my month to swear off the yarn!!