Where to begin? I’m still coming down from my long anticipated high.
This year, Wonderwool Wales seemed a little quieter. Perhaps it was because I left my other half with the kids to have a wander around the surrounding areas while I got a few hours alone time to have a good mooch.
Just me, an empty shopping bag, my purse and camera. Bliss.
I had a few things on a list that I needed, a new bobbin for my wheel, a bottom whorl spindle (nope- still prefer the top whorl), a couple of skeins of yarn…
But with my stash overflowing already I took my logical brain with me and made sure I listened. Did I really need that stunning 4-ply camel and silk blend in the most amazing shade of burnt copper? No. I didn’t. So I put it back and took a card for future reference. I was ever-so well behaved, I really was.
I’m not going to lie – I still spent my budget. But I knew I would.
A few hours of wandering around, meeting amazingly talented and knowledgeable people and bumping into friends and I was spent.
I had bought a ticket for the after-show hosted by Ravelry however it started much later than I could wait around for with sleepy children and a two hour drive home, so I sadly missed it.
I won’t say any more. I’ll show you some of my favourite bits, though I forgot about the camera for most of the event, distracted by rainbows and clouds of heavenly softness.
And, of course, the real stars of the show…
Oh – I almost forgot, I have a new pattern for sale: Diamonds and Pearls Mitts. The first 50 buyers can get them for half price with the following code: diamondsale