Sunday, March 14, 2010
Posted by IrishGirlieKnits
I'm enjoying my relaxing Sunday at Mimi's house in Reno. Cold, but gorgeous day. And do you see the snow on those mountains? Well, that snow kicked my butt Friday. A 4-5 hour drive turned into 9 hours!! The rain/snow forecast turned into SNOW!! So much for a quick weekend getaway.
I practically finished this cowl (hoping to be a Merrily cowl) while sitting in traffic. Dead stop on the top of a snowy mountain, watching snowplows and multiple tow trucks and fire engines, go by. Thank goodness I made it here safely.
The cowl is from this gorgeous skein of Madelinetosh Vintage that I bought from WEBS at Stitches. Traveling with the BMFA ladies, I was treated to a fabulous dinner Saturday night with them and the WEBS team! They had sold out of all of their Madelinetosh Vintage at Stitches, except for this lone skein. I went back Sunday morning to get the last skein. I didn't realize WEBS sold Madelinetosh, and now that my beloved Woolgirl is closing her online shop (still will have the kits, yay!), well, WEBS may be where I go to for my online MadTosh fix.
These two skeins of Madelinetosh Pashmina (colorways Composition Book Gray and Stovepipe) were from Imagiknit. My favorite yarn store in San Francisco. I haven't tried these yarns yet, but as you can see, I splurged a bit on the MadTosh at Stitches (I haven't had a chance to take a picture of the 3 other skeins of Vintage that I bought).
I still have a few more skeins of sock yarn from Stitches to show you...Miss Babs, Dye Dreams, Wabi Sabi. But that will have to wait til next week! Wow, where did this week go?!?!