Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Goodies in the Mail

4 samples of Shetland rovings in different colors.Isn't that scrumptious? These heavenly Shetland samples arrived in the mail the other day from Sharon. It's exciting because three of them, the white, brown, and light fawn are from her own Shetlands. The gray is from Sharon's neighbor Mim (who recently started her own blog). I am very pleased to have these additions for my Shetland Sampler Cardigan.

The light fawn comes from Sharon's Nevada State Fair Reserve Grand Champion. That will give my cardigan a little more brag factor, don't you think? The fact is, with the all the lovely samples from blogging friends, this cardigan will be really special to me.

At the moment, these are nestled in a basket where I can admire and pet them while I finish spinning samples of various preparations with the Polwarth. But I should be able to start spinning them soon.

8 comments:

Sharon said...

Actually the gray is Mim's - another proof that my handwriting sucks. Our state fair has a Made in Nevada category, so I'm trying to spin enough to weave a lap robe. My favorite? I've discovered that my favorite is whomever I'm spinning at the moment. I say I'd never wear a sweater but your samples are really calling to me.

Leigh said...

OH! Not your handwriting, just my assumption. I've changed it now, so all is well. :)

Jacqui said...

what a lovely package of color! i look forward to spinning vicariously through you on these. :D

textillian said...

Yum!

Kristi aka Fiber Fool said...

*drool*

I * have* to make time to spin when I return from MN. I'm getting twitchy :-)

Tina T-P said...

Oh, those are simply gorgeous. What I'd really like to see is the back side of your knitting to see what it looks like. T.

bspinner said...

Wish I would get a package like that in the mail. Beautiful!!!!!

Mim said...

The grey is Annie or "Anna banana" can you believe it she is darker this year! I love what you do with shetland!