Fiber Porn from NSWF

What a lovely day!  The weather was perfect, the company grand.  Ruth did all the driving (thank you!) as Lucia knit on Kay’s socks and I just hung out chatting in the back.  Unfortnately I cannot knit or read while riding in a car.  But it was a quick ride and the weather and scenery were just spectacular.

I really enjoyed watching the fleece judging.  It gave me a really appreciation of what to look for in a fleece.  I’m still a bit intimidated about buying an entire fleece, then having to wash it, drying and hand card it.  So I passed.  There were however some beautiful fleece for sale.  Maybe next year,  I take the leap.

I did make it to the blogger meet up.  It was good to see Crafty Jen again,  it’s been awhile.  I also got to meet Juno and Julia and quite a few others who’s names all escape me now.  Blame it on old age and menopause.  Hey, I am lucky to remember my pants in the morning.

With out futher ado,  let me share my fiber porn with you.

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This was purchased at 
Carolina Homespun
 from Chasing Rainbows Dyeworks
Merino Tussah 80/20 in Chantefleur colorway on the top and Indian Summer on the bottom.  I haven’t spun silk yet and liked the idea of trying to spin some silk blends.  Then I found the Foxfire booth….

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Baby Camel and Tussah Silk Top – colorway Oak Grove

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Cashmere and Tussah Silk Top – colorway Greylock

It’s like going from speed to heroin.  This is serious stuff.  I spun a little bit of the Baby Camel/Tussah Top and I have to say this stuff is sweet to spin, but very addictive.

On Mother’s Day (another beautiful day) I blew off mowing the lawn and instead DD and I did our annual Mother’s Day trek to Mahoney’s Garden Center in Winchester.  Here’s the plant porn 🙂

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Now I just have to find some time to get it all planted.

I hope everyone had a lovely Mother’s Day!

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5 responses to “Fiber Porn from NSWF

  1. Ooh, nice plant p*rn! (The fiber I had of course already seen and fondled.)

  2. I’m with you when it comes to buying an entire fleece……. too much work. It’s just uncalled for! Luv the porn!

  3. Gorgeous flowers! I’ll have to come over for a tour 🙂 Glad you had a nice mother’s day…you deserve it!

  4. Well shoot, I ran into Lucia and later on Ruth but never did see you, bummer.

  5. What gorgeous flowers!!!! I received some beautiful patio furniture for around the pool which I’m very happy with. But, after seeing your flowers, I gotta go out and at least get me some herbs. We moved last fall so I have to start my herb garden up fresh. Don’t you just love fresh basil?

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