JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,


Made it up to the first Calgary Fibre Arts Fair today ... not a huge event but gotta support and encourage these things in their infancy if one wants to them to happen bigger and better on a regular basis. Came home with the obligatory souvenir tote bag and purchased goodies from local artisans: a set of eight handmade ceramic buttons (which by pure chance match rather nicely to one of the skeins of yarn I picked up) and, from left to right, two skeins of Ancient Arts 4 Ply Fingering/Sock (100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool) in "Cherry Custard" and "Pysanky" colourways and two skeins of Dragonfly Dyewerx Merino DK (100% Merino Wool) in "Purple Wurple". The Ancient Arts brand is new to me; I've knitted a cravat-length scarf from Dragonfly Dyewerx so know how lovely it is to work with (plus I'm a sucker for a really good purple and these skeins are FAR more intense than the camera shows ... so vivid I'm amazed they aren't causing me to see afterimages when I look away from them)


Close-up of the buttons

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