I already posted a bit about Knit Nation, but I took better photographs of my purchases today, so will include them here again.
|Love the colours of this!|
|Noro Kureyon Sock|
|Crystal Palace Mini-Mochi|
|Toft Alpaca British Alpaca Yarn|
|Fibre Harvest 4ply|
|Fibre Harvest Lace|
|Alpaca & Bluefaced Leicester|
|Alpaca Merino & Silk|
|Borgs Bavgarner Mora Lace|
|Ruler & stitch markers!|
|GGH Baby Alpaka|
|GGH Baby Alpaka|
|Ribbon - 10m in each thingy, and dressmakers rulers|
|vintage fabric, 1.75*0.80m each|
|Black/grey thick jersey, and thinner blue & white striped jersey|
|Light grey linen, grey cord and black cord|
The yarn stores I visited were good. First one was de Afstap, which sold mainly Rowan yarn, which I could get cheaper here, but there was also some others, hence the Schoppel-Wolle and Mora Lace! I'd never heard of Mora before, but it's feel lovely and came in some gorgeous colours!
Penelope Craft was the highlight, as even though they sold yarns that I can get here, they sold yarns that I actually want to buy! The prices were marginally cheaper for everything, and the GGH is just divine, both in feel and colour. It has already been set-aside for some special projects, as has the Malabrigo Lace. The shop has such a nice feel to it, and the owner was lovely. I will for sure be returning next year with more money, and hopefully the pound will be stronger then.
I still need to order the rest of the yarn for my YoP, but I may hold off a couple of months as I can't make my mind up on colour. Stash also has another sale on which has proven very dangerous, I am looking forward to visiting Yarn Cake next month while in Glasgow, and picking up some more Shilasdair.
I have promised Jitterbug after this, that is it for a long long while (but in the same breath mentioned the Knitting & Stitching show in London in October, which doesn't count)!