Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Part two!

So, after we had finished talking about vaginas with Woolly Wormhead at Ally Pally, we went and ate pancakes with Idoru. Yum!

Refreshed by sugar and lager we went to Stash, where we saw Diane, and a bit more yarn purchasing occurred. Next on the list was iknit, where I had great fun hanging out with Mr Craig.

Doesn't he look happy to meet me? At iknit we each bought a skein of cashmere for our peril snoods, and I think iknit is my favouritest yarn shop ever after the Wool Baa. If you find yourself wandering the streets of London you should definitely go there and take your shoes off and make yourself at home on their couch.

And the stash haul - I was going to take individual photos, but it seemed like too much hard work. Instead, this is the combined haul.

There is lace weight, sock weight and a teeny bit of sport weight. I was feeling a smidgen goth this year and the purchases do reflect that. I didn't spend over my budget and nothing was bought that I don't have a plan for, so i'm feeling smug.

Badger's next outing will be at the Stitch n Bitch day in London, and, as ever, if you see me come and say hi.


Blogger jillm said...

I really like the stash colours. You were a very restrained Badger. Should we be worried?

6:02 pm  
Blogger Auntie Noo said...

Good lord woman - how did you manage to fit so much into one London Visit??? - Have to admire your stamina!

6:09 pm  
Blogger maramcp said...

Yummy yarn. Well done at sticking to your budget - very impressed. Do share plans for yarn - as I am nosey!

11:55 pm  
Blogger Helen said...

Yay for pancakes! And for Mr Craig!

We were very tired critters at the end of the day :)

2:06 pm  
Blogger Piglottie said...

Sounds like a lovely trip! Great yarn haul, and I especially love the red yarn on the far right :)

3:16 pm  
Blogger Queen of the froggers said...

I love Iknit as an online shop, one day I will go and visit for real! Lovely yarns!

6:44 am  
Blogger Caroline M said...

Yummy yarn although the red looks a bit billy no mates stuck off by itself on the end there. Can I beg an inch off the end of the cashmere please? Make your wimple two stitches shorter and you'll never miss it.

7:45 pm  
Blogger Fiona said...

Ally Pally was ace. Your stash is lovely though I have concerns that you are having withdrawal symptoms - am not used to such restraint from the Badger.

8:30 am  
Blogger Daisy said...

Nice haul! I might be at SnB day (depending on how flat-hunting is going!) so I'll look out for you!

6:39 pm  
Blogger Kendra said...

I know Craig - he runs the knitting group I go to! I'll probably be going to SnB. I'll look out for a small black and white furry creature if you look out for HUGE pregnant woman!

8:19 pm  
Blogger TutleyMutley said...

I'll think of you lot at s'nb on my birthday. give that small furry badger a hug.

3:13 pm  
Blogger KnitYoga said...

Nice haul and great that you didn't go over budget and that everything was bought with a project in mind! I'm impressed!

11:05 am  
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Blogger Hawkesley said...

Wow, it looks like you bought some very yummy yarn for your stash!!

8:51 am  
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3:38 pm  
Anonymous emmms said...

Why have you vanished?

11:31 am  
Blogger maramcp said...

Dearest Badger, Please blog some more as I was still married (shudder) when you last blogged and I think it is time you posted again. No pressure though.

4:26 pm  
Blogger maramcp said...

Dearest Badger, Please blog some more as I was still married (shudder) when you last blogged and I think it is time you posted again. No pressure though.


I am asking nicely.

4:28 pm  

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