Hi guys! I can't believe that tomorrow it will be a week since we were at Woolfest already!
We had a wonderful weekend, tiring, but wonderful!
Now, i'm ashamed to say i didn't get nearly as many photos as last year :( On friday i was just so tired i didn't even think about my camera, all i wanted to was go to bed after getting up at 6am so we could set off at 8 and get there in time for lunch
|Lovely Angora rabbits, i want one!|
This is a Castlemilk Moorit, we made friends with the owner at lunch and had a wonderful chat about all things woolly :)
The hotel was wonderful, the staff were so welcoming and accomodating.
The food was also lovely, if a little too generous, the portion sizes were so huge we only got through half of it!
|resting my poor feet after a long day!|
I came home with some beautiful fluff and a new spindle,this is Merino and silk, the photo doesn't do the colours justice at all!
I didn't get such a bargain on fleece this year, i bought a huge bag of Blue Face Leicester X Swaledale for £8, so it wasn't too bad.
Angus sulking on the Bearded Wonders' knee.
He wasn't at all impressed that i'd gone, he came for a cuddle then swiped at me and started attacking my feet!
I was so inspired bu Woolfest i made myself a basic spindle wheel.
The base and legs were from an old broken drawer , and the bits that are holding the spindle were from a magazine rack
the stand holding the wheel is a table leg, i think it looks pretty cool, and it works well. It doesn't have a treadle yet so i have to spin it by hand, but i don't mind :)
The garden is progressing well, this photo is terrible though, i'll get a better one for next time :)
There are two Jackdaws sitting on my fence haha :)
As well as holding baking equipment, i have decided to actually use my dresser as a baking cabinet.
It just makes sense seeing as everything is already there and ready for use
I just keep everything on the tray and if i have a flour spillage it is all contained on the tray rather than all over the countertop.
I have recently discovered Hoosier cabinets on Pinterest, and i am completely smitten! What i would give to own a proper one, though even on Ebay they are out of my price range, some going for over £200! :(
Isn't this one pretty? and so useful!
Even a small one like this would be perfect