It sent me the long and winding road. The route gave the words "back roads" a whole new meaning to include closed roads, detours, and maybe a hint of banjo music. For a while I even tried my phone's map system. Then I had directions coming to me from two separate devices in stereo, I was getting a little desperate. I was overjoyed to see the Sheep & Wool Festival sign.
We just followed Purl.
The weather was outstanding.
The foliage was totally at it's peak.
There were 3 shawls that we saw repeatedly. Catkin.
Which we wore ourselves.
She makes them herself and they are stunning.
Click here for more information about buttons and fused glass jewelry.Shakespeare Cardigan, my goal was to wear it to the festival. I finished the sewing and Nancy weaved in all my ends while I got ready to go. Now that is true sisterly love.
I wore it for an hour and then it was too freaking hot.
But I digress...Color Affection was the pattern of the weekend. This one was knit by one of Robin, one of our customers at Westport Yarns and she used Dream in Color Smooshy yarn. The last shawl I saw a fair amount of was the Mystery KAL by Stephen West, Rockefeller.
Nancy wanted to pat them.
By the end of Saturday we were thoroughly exhausted and had a list of where to return to on Sunday. I wasn't feeling the "buying" mojo on Saturday. Maybe because it was so crowded. I more than made up for it on Sunday, I'll share that with you in my next post.