BUT! I came home to Swap Happiness waiting for me....blue yarn! From La Verna, who sent me one of the best swap packages ever. Want to see?
At first, it looks pretty non-descript:
The excitement builds....
It's like my own private Christmas in May!
Holy cow! Look at all the treats! Patterns for the yarn, stitch markers, tea, coffee, candies...I feel so spoiled!
The yarn, since that was the whole point:
My descent down the rabbit hole of knitting lace shawls has been made inevitable...I have coveted some of this for a long, long time....
Handily, I had just come home from getting myself one of these, since I have all these unwound skeins lying around, begging to be knit:
Mr.Q did an excellent job of being excited for me, however befuddled he may be. Tonight: Knitting and Beer with a bunch of gals, and then some Rock&Roll - Mr.Q's band be playing tonight at the Media Club, and I plan to wear my dancing shoes....Whoopee!