Last night I was looking through Instagram and happened upon a picture of Tula Pink's forthcoming line, True Colors. I know I will have to get the entire line (May 2015), but to satisfy my Tula craving last night, I brought out Hex on the Beach and finished row four (and just barely started row 5).
I also made a larger zippered bag using my favorite of Tula's Acacia line, and this one is big enough to hold my sweater knitting project.
Now to the stash enhancement I mentioned last post... I guess I'll start with the most recent. The Yarn Bus came to town this past Saturday, and I enjoyed visiting with the girls as well as bought a few things...
I wanted to make another Age of Brass and Steam, so I bought Malabrigo Arroyo in Lavanda. This will be for another girlfriend.
I also bought some more Malabrigo Rios (worsted weight yarn) in Indiecita - this color way is just gorgeous and I've been eyeing it online. I will probably buy some in Arroyo (the sport weight) when I get the chance.
And finally, on the bus, I saw a beautiful shawl and decided it will have to be mine. It's the Palmyre shawl, and it was knit with Kenzie HiKoo. I decided to go with the exact color way as the model.
Earlier I ordered a few skeins of worsted weight hand-dyed yarn from a couple of Etsy shops that came in the mail. The first is from a new dyer in Missouri, Show Me Yarns, and this is a one of a kind color way, so totally me.
Then I ordered two skeins of worsted weight from MarigoldJen yarns. The first is Sidewalk Chalk, and the second is Pumpkin Latte.
I'm thinking of making mitts or mittens or a hat.
Oh, and I am taking several classes at Stitches South, which will be in Nashville for the first time this year. And for those (some of which involve color work), I bought some skeins of Cascade 220 Superwash from a pre-Christmas Craftsy sale. Two colors are actually sweater quantities of yarn.
I keep telling myself that I'm building my pre-retirement stash, right? Yeah, retirement is still a LONG ways off...