Friday, 15 April 2011

On the yarn hunt

One of my plans for things to do whilst I am in London, was a trip to Loop. As it turned out, they have a knit night on a Thursday evening and A Playful Day suggested we pop down. Although we've chatted for a while online, it was the first time we had met, so I was a little nervous (I know I come across as witty and suave on this blog, but in reality I'm just a dork).

As it turns out, I needn't have been and ended up having a lovely evening. Although I did take my camera with me, I was having too good a time to take photos, so this here is purely symbolic:

Knitting and wine is all you need to bond!

The other ladies at knit night were all lovely and I came away with three new Ravelry friends. However, what I didn't manage to come away with was any yarn. I couldn't make my mind up in the shop, so I decided to go away and sleep on it, then I went back again today with a better idea of what was there and what I wanted.

I'm still not sure of using that blue for the Rock Island, but I think this could be amazing:

And I don't yet know what I'm going to use this for, but I just couldn't resist:

Yes, that does say Wollmeise on that label there.

I'm very happy with my yarn purchases.


P'cess said...

OMG, do it in the gray!

PJ said...

Ooh, what colorway of Madelinetosh is that???

Also, I think that deep down, we're ALL big dorks, so never worry about that. ;)

chemicalika said...

It's called Tern. I was looking at the Composition Book Grey, but looking at it in person, it looked more purple than on the screen, whereas the Tern is a lovely charcoal.

A Playful Day said...

You were witty and charming. Rest assured xx