I seem to always have the best Secret Pals! I received my final package from Secret Pal 12 and I learned that my pal was Sherri Knits! I've been browsing her blog this morning and she seems like a wonderful person! Thank you so much Sherri! I am so thrilled with everything! You seemed to understand my taste and I couldn't be more thrilled with all of my goodies!
Let's check out my haul:
Here is the box as it was opened. It looks interesting!
First there was a beautiful Della Q project bag. Being an ADD knitter, I have a lot of projects on the needles at one time and I love to have them in their own little project bags. They are so much more aesthetic than zip loc bags. Don't you think? But wait--there's more! My pal gave me a neat little bamboo crochet hook for picking up dropped stitches and a needle gauge pendant. Boy can I use that! I'm always mixing up my Options needle tips. I can really use that!
My eyes and curiosity were immediately drawn to this little bag. Check out the logo. How could I not love Flying Cats!
But check out what was in that bag! A kitty tea bag holder (it looks just like my Greggie) and some unusual tea bags. I had seen these at Art Craft before and I thought they were interesting! I can't wait to try them. As much as I love my lattes, I love to have tea when I get home from work. There's just something relaxing about special teas!
Now check out the yarn haul! WoW! First there are two skeins of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Astrakhan in a nice muted buttery gold. This will make a great scarf! I love scarves and I wear them from the minute the weather gets crisp in the fall until it is just too hot in the late spring!
Then there was this gorgeous Fleece Artist yarn. For those who aren't yet aware--Fleece Artist and Handmaiden are my absolute faves!
Then there was another skein of yarn. This one is a Bamboo/Merino blend sock weight yarn. I had never seen this brand before and it is really lovely. I may just have to break down and knit a pair of socks--though I also have the Knitting New Mittens and Gloves book which has a slew of great glove projects. Hmmmm--so many patterns!
And last, but certainly not least, my pal got me another book from my wish list! Check this out:
It simply doesn't get any better than this! Thank you so much Sherri! For your first Secret Pal exchange, you participated like a pro! I just love everything! And congrats on your new granddaughter. You must really be having some fun knitting to do now!