Tuesday, February 2, 2010

magic yarn ball

I received this exciting little package in the mail. Back in November, Theresa from T does wool decided to have a giving swap. She paired us up with partners and we traded our yarn balls. Little bits of pleasure wrapped hidden inside a beautiful ball of yarn.

I just received mine from Stacey over at Pea Knits. It was a fun package to open after all the anticipation.
I received a wonderful skein of yarn from The Plucky Knitter. I have been eyeing up her stuff for a while. But each time I look in her store, the shelves are always bare.
I also received Thermis (a pattern) for a great neck cowl,
some chocolate (eaten! didn't last past the photos been taken),
ribbons and a yarn wash.
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I haven't even started to knit with it and am thinking I have been terribly spoiled.
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I will refrain from peeking inside the ball, until I actually start knitting my cowl.
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Thank you so much Stacey and Theresa! This was great fun and I am so pleased with my package.

12 comments:

~ The Jolly Bee ~ said...

Getting a package in the mail is so exciting. Have fun with your treasures.

CelticCastOn said...

ohhhh get knitting I wanna see whats inside :)
LOve the banner by the way!

Rebekah said...

what a fun package!

The Plucky Knitter yarn is the best...you have to get on her email list and snatch them up right when her updates go live. It's best that I ignore those emails, though :)

Larissa said...

Congratulations on the awesome package! and didn't Lisa just knit the Thermis cowl - how fun. Have a wonderful day.

Jessica said...

What a great package you received!!!

peaknits said...

I am so glad it arrived safely! I can't wait to hear your thoughts as you knit your way through~:) I also got yours today and I was not as patient! I'll be sure to e-mail you shortly and I need to blog too!:) Thanks for the fun swap!

Stephanie said...

What fun! And did I read this right, is there something hidden inside the ball of yarn, how cool is that!

stitching under oaks said...

please take pictures along the way as you knit from that magic ball..can't wait to see how the colors change. what a wonderful swap.

t does wool said...

you are welcome...and wow,what a great yarn! fun,wasn't it?
we'll have to do it again.
now I want to see that thermis!

raining sheep said...

Ooooh! Lucky you. I have so been enjoying everyone's posts on their magic balls. That was such a perfect idea. I just could not participate - so busy at work right now to put anything together, but I sure love reading everyone's posts about it.

frillbow said...

I am loving these yarn balls all over the place! I absolutely know that I wouldn't resist a peep inside the ball though!

frillbow said...

I am loving these yarn balls all over the place! I absolutely know that I wouldn't resist a peep inside the ball though!