It is a beautiful day here in the ever enchanting Pacific Northwest. I’ve been diligently whittling away at my to do list for the day but for the past few hours all I have wanted to do is go outside and soak all of the glorious sunshine this day is dishing up. Unfortunately I promised myself that this crazy long to do list would be a thing of the past by the end of that day . I am on a mission to complete it.
I am sorry for my absence here. My life took a pretty dramatic turn about a month or so ago and I have been adjusting to it all. I’ll tell you all about later this weekend. Today is for sunshine and silk and a very pretty shawl that I LOVE and a sale!
It feels like it’s time for a special, doesn’t it? I was doing some sorting and organizing this past weekend (my best thinking task) and I came across my friend Sam’s Accumulate Shawlette that I just wear and wear and love quite a bit. I am sucker for holey knits, especially ones that have a rhyme or reason to them as Sam’s does. This shawl also holds a special place in my heart not only because it’s holey, or that Sam does, and she does, but also, because her design came from a skein of Silkie that she dyed in a dye class I taught. Sam is one of my favorite kind of students because she knows her own mind and speaks it! I really like students that keep me on my toes. Imagine my surprise and delight when Sam showed up for another class with this lovely shawl as her show’n tell. As a teacher you want to see students take what you give them and make it their own. I could not be more delighted with what Sam has created with all that what we explored together in dye class.
Since it is really and truly Spring here. It is. I kid you not.
I want to have a little Spring Fling. So for a few weeks we have marked Silkie down from it’s regular $24.00 price to $18.00 plus Samantha has kindly offered us a discount of 15% on her lovely shawlette pattern, Accumulate. The code for you to use to redeem that is, LOVEBMFA .
We are going to run this special for a few weeks. If you would like color choosing help do not be shy I love to help with color choices. I think the paler more subdued ones are great in this piece but am really interested in seeing alternatives. A sultry raven one for evening might be fun. I can’t wait to see. One of the best parts of color and knitting is to see all the different interpretations.
My very well worn and loved Silkie Accumulate is knit in Single Cell Dating Pool. I’m considering another one in Beach Glass, or…maybe Tomatillo, or…what about Orchid Queen? Oh dear. What’s a dyer to do? I’m in the barn all day tomorrow making new colors too so I can tell this is going to be a problem for me.
We will be adding some more colorways to Silkie tomorrow (Thursday).
Paula asked me to ask all of you Rockin’ Whorlers with any address changes to please email her those. You can email her directly Paula@bluemoonfiberarts.com
We have a few new exciting yarns coming soon so stay tuned!!
I hope your Wednesday is wonderful!
I love this picture!