I really love receiving mail. Almost anything is good - even catalogues make me smile, usually. But the absolute BEST thing that ever comes in the mail is YARN! Last week, a package came full of yarn that I've been eagerly anticipating. My 2013 Juniper Moon 100% cormo yarn share! If you don't know about Juniper Moon Farm... it's amazing. I've been a shareholder since 2010, and I cannot speak highly enough of their product, their people, or their values.
This year, along with the share yarn, they sent out gorgeous project bags!
This is some seriously luscious yarn.
It practically glows, doesn't it? Turns out someone agrees with me about how interesting this yarn is...
I think she's hoping that if she just hangs out near it long enough, I'll let her have it to play with. (NOPE!)
Look what else was in my package!!!
Juniper Moon's The Shepherd and The Shearer is an amazing project. I am OVER the moon about this yarn, and the patterns that go with it. I am definitely going to be knitting up The Shepherd (designed by the incredible Kate Davies) as soon as I finish the piece of deadline knitting I'm working on right now!
Two sweaters worth of yarn. I cannot even tell you how happy this stuff makes me :) It smells amazing, it came from happy, well-cared for sheep, it was made and marketed by kind, ethical, excellent people, and it's going to be an absolute delight to knit up. I can't wait!!!
If I can just wrestle it away from my cat... ;)