Another year another NYSW festival down. It was great. We once again rented a house out in Woodstock and drove up Friday morning so we could get to the house and still have time to go set up at the Indie Untangled show.
You can see, that the batman sheet has now become standard vending flair. I need to find more fabric that can be fun to turn into a dress or two to go with the fabric. It was as always great seeing everyone at the show, as well as across the weekend. I didn’t really get a chance to run around the show as once 5pm hit the place was packed. And as requested the next update will have Doctor Who notions bags. The one completed for the show disappeared instantly.
Then came Saturday. Day one of the festival. After an awesome homemade breakfast and deciding since I had forgotten to bring a jacket (Thursday was a crazy day for me) that Pumpkin Ale would be a top layer over my other sweater. In this case, over Alta on Saturday and Aritchoke French on Sunday. We came, we saw, we chatted, we shopped. We wandered into a quick sheering demonstration.
Then we broke up into teams and went through Building E. Even members of the house who hadn’t actually been part of the plan somehow popped up with things that we could share. So dinner Saturday night was a cheese, sausage, bread, olive, pickles, and wine spread. Oh and marshmallows to roast. It was a great spread.
After staying up much later than we planned. Much laughter was had. So much laughter. There may have been silly/geeky youtube video watching with some AirPlay usage. Morning meant packing up and making our way back to Rhinebeck where it started to snow! It was on and off all day but never really stuck.
So what damage did I do? Well I showed a small amount of restraint. I mean I didn’t get the ITW batt that was called 221B but I did end up with a Loop bump. I got a single skein of yarn, a skein of Yowza in grey to make a red and grey sweater where the red has long since been in my stash. A multifandom JessaLu bag, 4oz of Polwarth Silk from Dragonfly Fibers, and .5oz of Paco-Vicuna fiber that I will be adding to my luxury tribble sampler. so I an dreaming of a luxury 3 ply yarn with the various fibers. I have a lot of spinning on the brain.
I got at bottle of Hetta seriously an awesome mulled wine. 4 individually wrapped packages of one ounce of merino I plan to spin single to knit into a sweater with the Loop batt I spun from Maryland Sheep and Wool. Yes I know a single fingering sweater. I like living dangerously.
It was another great weekend and I can’t wait to do again next year! Maybe without the snow next time. 😀