Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Weather Surprise

I got up early on Sunday morning and the sky was just as white as it could be. I thought "I can smell snow in the air. It's coming." I knew we were in for a snowy couple of days at the beginning of the week, but not on Sunday. As the morning wore on the sky began to fall with big fluffy white flakes. Wow, look at that snow and lots of it. Look at a couple of pictures of the white stuff from Sunday.


So I spent the day inside. My wheel is in the office located in the back of house. I spent my day watching the falling snow and spinning up the rest of this lovely colorway from Spunky Eclectic fiber club. It's Shetland and I decided that I wanted to ply it with some black Shetland that has been in the stash for awhile. I got a little over 470 yards in a nice sport weight. I love the way the black makes the brighter colors pop. It reminds me of the stained-glass church windows of my youth. The one in the middle was what was leftover, so its the true colorway called Raisin Wannabe. I'm calling the other, Black Raisin, but Stained-glass or Windowpanes would be very appropriate titles. No I just need to find a pattern that will do the colors justice. The other skein has a 100 yards, so I can find something in a color work project for it.

2 comments:

Annie said...

Oh, gorgeous yarn.

And I love the new blog look... I usually read from my bloglines so I don't know how long you've had it up.

I hope you're home today, missy.

CraftyGryphon said...

Ooooo, pretty yarn!

Hee hee! I wish we had a snow day here in DC. We got two inches of freezing rain, and I'd say over 50% of the driving population doesn't understand driving on ice. (50% of those have four-wheel drive, and don't realize that means they don't have "four-wheel stop".)

The commute home should be better... we're supposed to get non-frozen rain for the rest of the day!