Monday, November 14, 2016

Mail Call Monday - Guilty Pleasures

Welcome to another issue of Mail Call Monday!!  Each year that I have attended SAFF, I have debated and debated over the Biker Chick colorway from Miss Babs, purveyor of fine hand dyed yarn. 

Each year, I walk away from the yarn!!  This year was no exception.  The illusive "perfect skein" didn't exist in the base that I was hoping to purchase.

Days after arriving home, Knittingsuek sent me PM on Ravelry regarding a private destash that she found listed on GROUP.  The rest, as they say, is history.

Hence, the package at my front door:



With THIS inside:


My PERFECT skein of Biker Chick:


And...  The funny sight that greeted me when I went upstairs this morning.  My husband.  Trying to be funny:


Also in the mail...



THIS book that captured my attention while surfing the web:


It's in like-new condition and included the accompanying DVD:


Sarah at Confessions of a Fabric Addict recently completed a quilt using a very similar pattern and I thought it might be PERFECT for one of my upcoming commission quilts:


Until next time...
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3 comments:

  1. Virginia and Barbara are sisters, one who lives one county down from me. Everyone loves their patterns. Perfect yarn color for you!

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  2. That quilt is on my to do list as well.

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  3. Oh, boy, did you ever make me giggle with your yarn acquisition! But that treadmill photo... Oh, my heavens!!! Keep the smiles coming!

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