WordPress just ate my goddamn post so I’ll just tell you that I went to the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival today with Mary (aka turtleknitter) and had a great time. More details later, when I stop being pissed off. (Note to self: never, ever click the “Toggle fullscreen preview” button. It will delete your entire post and the “autosave draft” function is apparently completely meaningless)
Anyway, a few photos that require little explanation…
Here’s Mary in front of the barns.
I finished my Cherry cardigan and wore it today! Buttons: 5/8″ gray shell. I’ll have to take some better photos later. But you can kind of see it in these two photos… me petting a giant fluffy bunny:
and me and Mary and some mohair:
Here is a strange Christian wool vendor proclaiming “No sales on Sundays.” I got used to the blue laws in Indiana prohibiting the sale of alcohol on Sundays, but I’ve never seen Sabbathday restrictions on wool sales before.
A sheep in a jacket.
A scary devil sheep (actually a four-horned Jacob, I think)
A tiny pocket sheep (actually a Shetland). WANT!
Here are some freebies I got from one of the booths.
- Make Goat Cheese Easily
- Nubian Judging Quiz
- What Are Wattles?