On Saturday we went up to Builth Wells to the Royal Welsh Showground where I attended my first ever WonderWool.
As well as all of the yarn I was really pleased to see some sheep
and my favourites, the Toft alpacas
There were also some Angora rabbits there but I didn’t see them.
I also recorded a couple of audioboos while I was there, you can hear the first – an interview with Chrissie Menzies, one of the organisers – here but the second one that I did with Lynne Seymore of Calon Yarns seems to have been eaten after it failed to upload a few times 🙁
Of course I bought a few things while I was there including this fab WonderWool charity bag in aid of the Air Ambulance
I’d been after the new Ysolda pattern book for Fyberspates Scrumptious yarns for a while so I got that plus three skeins of the aran in Empire Biscuit and one skein of aran in Sugar Mouse.
I’ve already wound one of the skeins and cast on for the Almond Comfit beret.
and a very cute little something
It was a great show and so big! It’s just really nice to have something like this in Wales rather than having to travel further afield.