Monday, June 11, 2018
Threipmuir, in June
Festival season is here, and Doc and I went to the CNY Fiber Festival on Saturday. Guys, I love a yarn festival more than I can say, and not even because of all the yarn and fiber, either. Baby lambs, newborn sheepdog puppies, elderflower soda and kettle corn, and the Nicest People Anywhere. Doc wore his kilt (and was much celebrated everywhere he went) and I wore my newest finished object; Threipmuir, designed by Ysolda. This was knit from some of my New York City yarn haul (Jamieson’s of Shetland Spindrift in ‘cream’ and ‘dewdrop’ and in Le Petit Lambswool from Biches & Buches in ‘Vert Gris Moyen’ (Medium Gray Green). These two-ply fingering weight wooly wool yarns are so wonderful to work with and to wear—gently fluffy, and light as a feather. It is not too warm for handknits. It hardly ever is.