As promised a wee post about chicago.
At yarncon I got to hang out with my fiber friend Dani of pumpkinhaus where we both got to meet the lovely Laila of laigrai. It was so wonderful to meet with these incredible ladies with whom I have so much respect for and common interest. Dani doesn't live too far from me so we can pal around anytime, but Laila came all the way from NY to do the show so it was kind of extra special for us all to get together. Both of them had absolutely gorgeous booths at Yarncon that I wanted to buy every little thing from. This of course was what I forgot to photograph but we did get some photos snapped of us outside of the Pick Me Up cafe.
After relaxing most of the week, I began to itch to spin finally. I had missed that urge since I had kind of been forced to do so over the past month to build the meager inventory I managed. While at Yarncon I couldn't resist getting one of Laila's gorgeous batts but since it was only about 2 oz. I decided to pair it with one of my own. I tore them both into strips and drafted them a bit together. I was a bit worried at first but I think I am happy with the results so far.
Very fall festive I think, mostly mossy woodsy looking. I also had someone who thought he was helping.