Monday, April 11, 2011

Surprise!

A great big box came in the mail today from my friend Ginny. Wow! It was full of delightful surprises. Miss Ginny used prickley pear fruit to dye the fleece, then spun this yarn by hand and plied it. What a treasure! Thank you so much, Miss Ginny. It's perfect for socks - and we all know how much I've been enjoying knitting socks. I feel comfortable enough with the pattern now to use really special yarn like this.
Even more sock yarn!

Look at all these beautiful balls of yellow yarn. They can be a shawl, or several pairs of socks, or a lacy sweater. Miss Ginny made two swatches and a hat with a very elaborate lacy pattern. So far that is beyond my skill level, so it is especially nice to see her lovely work.
And all the fabric needed to make a quilt! Such generosity. And who knows better than my blog friends what I like to do. Thank you ever so much, Miss Ginny.

I'm going to have some fun!

3 comments:

Daisy said...

Wow! What a wonderful surprise to receive in the mail! It is all so lovely, and yes, Miss Ginny seems to know just what you like to do. :D

Gingerbreadshouse7 said...

I gave you a hint on your last post about surprises :o) LOL and you missed it :o) I'm happy that I made some one happy today
Enjoy each stitch which ever one you choose to do :o).

Suzanne said...

Wow I am excited for you about that lovely delivery of mail and cant wait to see all you do with it.