I love when people have blog contests. What could be better than free yarn, really? I always enter, but I never win.
Until a few months ago, when Dawn was having a contest. I entered and promptly forgot about it, and then found out a few weeks ago I won! It was a destashing contest for her so, when she emailed me to ask my favorite colors, I expected an odd skein or two. Two skeins of yarn is so generous, in my book, since I have a hard time parting with any of my stash.
So imagine my surprise when I came home one day this week and got this in the mail:
So sweet of her, right? Well even sweeter when I realized she sent me a FULL BAG. That’s right, ten skeins, over 1300 yards, completely untouched, of the brightest (and most difficult to photograph; the color is brighter than in the above photo) bottle green, superwash DK yarn. I’m so excited! I sat and looked through my queue but couldn’t come up with a good pattern to match, and then stayed up late that night sketching design ideas in my head.
I’ve got a definite design brewing and, oh, is it zany. It’ll take a while to appear on this blog, but I’m so excited to really do my first design. Thanks so much for the generosity and the inspiration, Dawn! You made my week!