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07 August 2004 @ 03:31 pm
I went to the fair and brought home...  
...Ribbons!!!





Next step - Taos

-la belle rouge-
 
 
 
Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.melanie on August 11th, 2004 10:14 am (UTC)
i will DIE of envy if you go to Taos without me. *pouts*

i'm very happy for you, regarding the ribbons. you'll keep it up, eh?

crochet project #1, with the Zesty, is about 75% complete. Storm has already claimed this scarf for her own, sadly for me.

still trying to decide how best to use the blue beaded yarn. i have a bunch of complementary blue cotton yarn to use with it, and i was thinking of a hat/scarf set maybe, or a lightweight poncho maybe. your beaded prettiness will be trim for whatever i make.
-the redhead-theredhead on August 12th, 2004 09:52 am (UTC)
I probably wont get to *go* to Taos (it would involve plane tickets and rental cars and hotel rooms), but I'm definitely going to send down a bunch (hopefully like a dozen, which means I have to get cracking) of skeins for the handspun competition. If I win the lotto I'll send you a plane ticket ;)

I'm also thinking of sending some skeins back east for the BigE fair too. Easy enough (tho a bit time consuming) to spin up 2 skeins of each thing instead of only 1 *smile* Unfortunately both evens are during the same time period, but having 2 sets of competition skeins wouldn't be the end of the world.

I'm glad Storm lie the scarf *smile* BTW - did you ever test out those other fibers I sent you for itchiness?

-the redhead-
Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.melanie on August 12th, 2004 09:55 am (UTC)
i tested them, yes, and didn't notice anything but a very occasional prickly feeling. i hope that means that they won't bug me. hopehopehope.
-the redhead-theredhead on August 12th, 2004 10:26 am (UTC)
Good! The bra test is the most accurate one because that's pretty much as sensitive of skin as you can find on polite portions of one's anatomy *smile*

Just for the record the blue tuft is superfine merino and the brown tuft is alpaca. Usually people's sensitivity has to o with the fineness of the fiber - http://www.alpacas.com/AlpacaLibrary/AlpacaFiberTextile.aspx

So, since I'm taking a 2 day dyeing workshop this weekend you'll now have to tell me what your favorite colors are :)

-the redhead-