Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Thanks Secret Pal!

Remember the packages I got from my Secret Pal a few weeks ago? Well, I've been eyeing them every day, watching the calender, waiting for October 1st to get here. Lo and behold, October arrived and I didn't even think of the packages until my SP emailed me to see how I liked them. (I have a good reason for forgetting - my family and I were rear-ended Sunday afternoon :( Everyone is fine, there were no injuries other than a little soreness & stiffness. Our car however, did not fair so well. The damage to the back end was pretty significant, and we are waiting to see what the insurance company does. We halfway expect them to total it out.)

Anyway, back to business! My secret pal sent me a wonderful skein of yarn, in gorgeous medium and dark teals, with the tiniest bit of deep plum thrown in. It just happens to match a skirt and blouse I wore yesterday! The yarn is Colinette JitterBug, and the colorway is Jay. She also sent a Lucy Neatby sock pattern called Fiesta Feet, which calls for a variegated yarn and a solid yarn. I think I have just the yarn in my stash for it! But wait, there's more! She also sent a pattern for Entrelac Socks from MenKnit e-zine! (Scroll down to page 16.) It calls for six different colors of sock yarns, so it will be great for using up all my leftovers! Plus, I can finally learn Entrelac!

Thank you Secret Pal, you're fantastic, and I love them all!


Shelby said...

Pretty yarn! I love the name too- my maiden name was Jay. I may just have to get some of that colorway for myself! ;)

Hope you're all feeling OK after the accident. Glad no one was hurt!

lynda said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your accident, but what a blessing that no one was hurt!

I love that Colinette yarn ;O)

Minnie~Knits said...

first, sorry to hear about your accident! Some moron rear ended me last month, at a stoplight no less (idiot!!!) I am glad we are both still here to blog about it, no?
Also, isn't that jitterbug just awesome! The yardage is small, from what I hear, I am still pretty new to sock knitting and my Jitterbug is still in two little balls because I frogged it. Grrrr.

Jenn said...

What a great package. Hope you guys are doing ok....and I hope the insurance company doesn't give you too much trouble!