I have no spine when it comes to beautiful fibers. None, nada, zip! Clothes, shoes, jewelry hold no interest what so ever, and it's a good thing too. Wednesday found me on the road heading over for a long planned visit with Cindie from Eweniquely Ewe, fiber maven and weaving oracle. Her inventory of fibers for sale is the stuff of legends and it didn't disappoint. OH MY GOSH! I must have had 10 different hand dyed fiber braids in my arms at one time. It was overload. I had to take a step back, breath and make cuts.
Don't think I didn't consider throwing a ton into a bin and trying to make a run for it. But I'm old and slow and let's face it, I'll want to come back to shop again another day! :)
So, what made the cut? Well, I decided to give merino another try in a blend.
This one with tussah silk and boy it feels like it will spin itself with just a little encouragement. The colorway is Sea Mist and it is luscious stuff.
Two braids of Falkland wool also made it to the car. One is called Butter cream and it's a beautiful gold-yellow semi solid .
The other is Harvest.
Just perfect for some fall spinning I think. I've never tried Falkland wool so it I'm doubly looking forward to getting this over to the wheel. If you are reading this and want some of your own, don't worry, I left plenty and here's the link to see more
These lovely items weren't the only temptations. If you read Cindie's blog you'll know she is furnishing a beach house. During one of her forays she and her husband saw this and sent me a picture, along with an offer of picking it up.
How could we resist. I mean BEAR WRESTLING is first up. I have just the spot too.
Our old kind funky foyer bench is on it's last sit, with the seat starting to fall apart. Talk about timing! Perfect Cindie and thank you for thinking of Gene and I when you saw that nifty bench.
I'll leave you all with my version of a famous film. Ours is, The Good, the Bad, and the I'll Get Real Ugly If You Try to Trim My Nails.