Friday, 10 October 2014

Yorkshire

This blog post is a wee bit delayed. I’ve been away on holiday in Yorkshire, which happily coincided with Yarndale, so I dragged Mr along.

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The bunting was still up this year but has now been accompanied by lots and lots of mandalas.

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It really did look fantastic. It was a lovely day and my purchases were quite restrained (well, for me anyway).

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A skein of Deeply Wicked by Easy Knits for the Woolly Wormhead KAL. Anyone else doing it?

A lovely thank you skein of Soliloquy Sock yarn from the Linda at Tall Yarns n’ Tales for the sock pattern in Knitty.

A selection of pretty buttons from Textile Garden and a few needles.

Oh and a crochet kit from Natural Dye Studio, which I wanted to do on holiday. I was sans ball winder, so a very patient Mr helped me wind 5 skeins of yarn into balls.



On the way back, we went to Fountains Abbey in the afternoon and took a few nice pictures.

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5 comments:

  1. Such nice purchases, it was such as surprise (but lovely) to see you there. Isn't yarndale great, we are already planning next years visit :)

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    1. It was lovely to see you both there too. Next year sounds like a good plan, better start saving up the pennies for next year!

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  2. Oh, nice. I want to try out those Chiagoo lace needles. Yarndale looks like fun. I'm going to be in the UK next month, too bad I missed it.

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    1. I have the full set of the Chiagoo Twist Lace interchangeables which I really love to knit with. The set only goes down to 2.75mm, so I bought some 2.5mm while I was there. I was a fantastic show, well worth visiting if you ever get the chance

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  3. Good to bump into you. As always my purchases were way over the top!

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