Wednesday, 15 October 2008

A very lovely swap

Want to see something very lovely? It's a swap parcel from Jooles, the Spindlefrog! We arranged to do a swap after we found that we kept buying things from each-other's shops. So in the spirit of supporting the alternative economy etc., we decided to forgo the exchanging money part and just swap some parcels of lovely spinning stuff. So I sent her a box of wool batts, a spindle and other goodies, and she sent me these:



It included two of her gorgeous rovings (one in merino and one in shetland wool), two lovely batts of blended fibres, and some very yummy-looking chocolates.

And here are the woolly goodies all mosaic-ified for my Ravelry stash...



I'm going to appreciate them as they are for a few days before making plans for them, although there are some cute little felted accessories with the batts that are already telling me they want to be appliqued over a funky hat or bag made with the fibre. Using this stuff is going to be so much fun!

Oh and the chocolates are proving to be yummy indeed :)

Jooles, you're the best swap pal ever, thank you so much!

3 comments:

BabyLongLegs said...

The Merino braid does indeed look yummy....

What a fab idea skill swaps are, eh? I try and do them as much as possible ;)

Love
S xXx

jooles said...

Yay Im glad you like them. Unfortuantly your parcel has induced a terrible illness in me. It started with the sea glass spindle and got much worse with the shell spindle. I cant stop looking then buying and then starting projects on spindles. Ive got it bad, really bad. AND then I read that you will be updating more spindles for crying out loud in the shop in the week. Im a gonna...
I LOVE my swap parcel soooo much. The batts will be next on the wheel (but that not might be for some time because of the spindles..he he). The bestest ever swap thats had me smiling for days. Thank you.

Kai said...

Ohh yummy stuff! :)