After some rain overnight, it's lovely and cool this morning. The sun is trying to break through as I type but it looks as if there's a bit more rain to come yet.
Yesterday was lovely. I went, with a dear friend, Jen, to Fibre-East 2013 which is, according to the leaflet, 'a celebration of British fibre crafts'.
Well, it was certainly that. Sheep sheering, weaving, felting, knitting, crochet . . . wool, silk, cotton . . . so many wonderful colours and textures. Of course, being a 'Miss', I was on the lookout for ideas for school and I found some too. Ever heard of a 'peg loom'? I hadn't, until I saw someone demo-ing. I've no idea how old or historical it is but it looks to be something my children could manage for very little effort . . .
. . . so I'm looking out for one to buy! Or to make one!
I came back with all sorts and spent rather too much but never mind, it is holiday time and I need a few projects. I now have to teach myself how to spin fleece with a spindle!
AFter such a day I was very tired in the evening but decided to wind up one of the hanks of yarn I bought. Oh, dear, what I nightmare. At 11:30 I gave up and went to bed and as soon as I've finished here I will resume the struggle. I'll get there, somehow, some day!
As for today, I have a few bits and bobs to do but intend to get the ironing done and then to focus on my acquisitions from yesterday.
Thank you Jen, and thanks you K for driving us there and back again!