Splodge woke me at 5.45....puuuurfect timing Splodge.
The sky was a glorious colour as we left the Abbey at 8am,
the journey went quickly and my blanket grew a few inches on the 3 hour journey...
Love the crochet Moss st. easy to do and a lovely firm fabric, but progress is slow, not a quick blanket to make.
KNITTING AND STITCHING SHOW..
....has always seemed more stitch than knit but I was very pleased to find this seems to be changing, lots of yarn suppliers and plenty to choose from.
I needed to restock with cotton yarns and settled on pure random dyed cotton and bamboo/cotton in 20 colours, all 100grm balls
I haven't been to this show for about 5 years and was surprised and pleased to see there seemed an equal share of knit to stitch this time, always seemed more stitch in the past.
Bought myself a few buttons too..so pretty and a £1 a pack half the price of many stalls for the same buttons
Buttons from an Irish company....Fiddlesticks Fabrics, just bout to add the buttons to their web site for now though just fabrics.
Cottons from email@example.com, aren't their stripy bags lovely?
click the link for her story.
Bev's Hubby served me and said the business had all started because there was wool every where in their house lol....tell me about it?
Lots of lovely pins about too, I picked a black and white one from Lang yarns £10
about 2.5/3 inches square, Lang Yarns are German company but lots of UK stockists.
A Long and tiring day but I really, really enjoyed it all.
A cup of tea and a quick nap when I got home but I managed a few samples before turning the lights out for the night
A FEW MORE SPOTS.
A different pattern form the basic moss stitch spot wanted it to be more rounded 'spot', from a distance it looks very spotty. lol
Have a great week everyone x