So last week, when I told you about Lopez Island, I kind of buried the lead. Sure, there were seals, and beautiful scenery and all that. But what about the yarn?
Lopez is home to flocks and flocks of lovely island sheep.
And where there are lovely island sheep, there is lovely island yarn.
Island Fibers, to be precise.
We stopped at a farmer’s market and I picked up a huge (I’m talking gigantic) skein of gorgeous hand-dyed single-ply wool in subtle shades of blue.
I’m thinking it might have to end up being a cropped cardigan to be worn over my favorite summer dresses. (When you live in Seattle, you get used to wearing cute sun dresses with thick tights, rain boots and winter coats. Otherwise, you never get to wear them.)
I made up a swatch, and it is just the prettiest! Look at those colors!