Monday, April 20, 2015

Like I Really Needed More Stash

We went to Lacrosse this weekend to see Katy and bring home some of her stuff before the end of the semester and she goes to North Carolina for BioPhysics studies.  
I got to go to Cross Stitchery and Main Street Framing.
I picked up some fabric and the NPI silk for an old Kathy Barrick  A Stitcher's Prayer
I have already stitched it once with different colors and I wasn't happy with the results but, I love the pattern.  

 There are some really great smalls in this BBD book.  I have stitched several pieces from an earlier book.  I love the button box.
 This Stacy Nash really caught my eye and the store owner so convienently pointed out that she had the velvet for the lining.  Naturally, that had to come home with me.
 I just buy the Dames of the Needle hand dyed pom-pom when I see it because it is just so perfect to finish needle keeps.
Since it has sheep, I had to pick up Shepherds Sampler by Brenda Gervais.  
So, when am I going to finish all this stuff.  

We then took a little roadtrip to Viroqua, WI about 30 minutes away from Lacrosse.  
Katy had been there with a friend a month or two ago and found a really great yarn store called Ewetopia.
She hand dyes/paints her yarn.  
I found some hand dyed alpaca lace weight and would like to make a shawl.
The pattern calls for 1170 yards and the skein was 1240.  
Hopefully the clerk and I aren't wrong about this.   
If nothing else I can always make a scarf.  LOL.  
I should get to my stitching.  It has been a long day and I need some centering.  
Thanks for stopping and leaving comments.
Keep on Stitching


  1. What a great collection of stash!! I'm the same way, When I get to a LNS, I always buy more things than I really need.

  2. Lovely additions to your stash! We always need more stash, right?!

  3. Lovely new stash! Nothing wrong with stocking up while it's available.

  4. Excellent choices for new stash, and love the yarn. We are all the same way I think - buying more and more with no idea when we are going to do it all!

  5. Nice stash haul! I would love to know more about the BBD book, In Friendship's Way. What pretty yarn you picked up!

    Robin in Virginia

  6. Beautiful selections for your stash! I love that yarn you purchased and I'm looking forward to seeing how the shawl progresses! So pretty!

  7. Great stash choices!
    I especially like the Stacy Nash piece.