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I am a paragon of restraint. I’ll wait for the laughter to die down before I continue. Picture it: Halifax – Christmas Eve. Erin and I braved a Maritime rain storm (how festive) to visit The Loop. I had planned on purchasing from their generous stock of local yarns but ended up going a different route.
Cascade 220 in Royal and Natural for the Bird in Hand Mitts (more on that tomorrow, I hope).
And more alpaca sock yarn!
On the 27th we visited LK Yarns and Tangled Skeins. I loved Tangled Skeins. They had a great stock and everything was on sale! So obviously I bought nothing. Unfortunately none of their lovely yarns matched the projects in my queue. Erin, a non-knitter, actually spent more than me. She purchased some Brittany Birches and some Cascade 220 to attempt a scarf. Unfortunately it was our last day there and she spent the evening winding the hank into a ball so I was unable to give her a hand but I assured her that the internet was probably just as adept a teacher.
On an unrelated but much more significant note, two of our close friends had baby girls within twelve hours of each other on New Years Eve and New Years Day so I have newborns to stalk. Congratualtions Michelle and Alex and Troy and Julie!