Sunday, January 23, 2011

A very wonderful month


About a week ago, I posted about two wonderful boxes that arrived at our home containing presents and lots of fabulous yarn. After reading about my joy, one of my long-time blog readers contacted me on Ravelry, said she was destashing and asked me to pick whatever I wanted from her stash. I tried, but I could not choose. She has some seriously gorgeous fiber! So, I asked that she make the choice for me, and I was sure I could find a way to use what she sent. I expected a box of yarn that I could use to make samples, and then gift the hats and things to charity. I imagined I could share anything I can't use with friends who love yarn but don't have the finances to buy what they would like. What arrived at the door was in two LARGE boxes. Oscar took this photo. The quilt they are lying on measured 5 feet on a side. There is less than 6 inches of quilt left at the edges
I have enough yarn to make at least two sweaters, a dozen hats, gift to friends, and knit for samples and charity to my heart's content.
It is an understatement to say I am overwhelmed. I am jubilant, I am thankful, and I am having a wonderful time choosing the yarn to knit my pattern samples!
When working on stitch patterns often I will make a hat rather than a swatch, then donate it to SOS here in Ypsilanti. Thanks to the generosity of knitters, there will be lots more warm ears, necks and hands in town :-}

5 comments:

corvustristis said...

Wow, what a stash enhancement! I can't wait to see what you do with it all.

morewithles said...

Wow, wow, wow!!!

'Zann said...

Can't think of a better home for that yarn!

LynnM said...

Yarn to drool for. Or over. Whatever.

Drool.

(Do I sound like Homer Simpson looking at a donut?)

AlisonH said...

My thanks for their generosity--very cool! Have a wonderful time with it!