Wednesday, July 12, 2006

SP Surprise!

Look! Look what was waiting for me when I came home from work! A package filled with goodies from my SP, Spazzy Pickles. It really made me feel special. Why?

Yarn Harlot! Need I say more? Knitting Rules cracked me up, and I can't wait to get started on this one. My paper for my intellectual freedom class is due, I've been running from consulate to city hall to immigration office to get my passport and other documents renewed, and I've been job hunting. I really need a good, knitting-related read right now, the timing couldn't be more perfect.

Then there's the chocolate. Not only does it look yummy, but if you look more closely, you'll see that it says "Dagoba" on it. Only the best SP ever would go to some gourd-forsaken swamp planet at the end of the galaxy to get me chocolate. Must have snuck it past Yoda, too!

The highlight, though, is unquestionably the sock yarn. Blues, pinks/fuchsias, some purplish tones... soft and pretty. But the extra-special thing is that it's hand-dyed by Spazzy Pickles! HAND DYED, just for ME! I've been petting the skein. I've been carrying it around the house. Even the husband is impressed, and he usually doesn't show much interest in yarn.

Last but not least, there's the cute card with a kitty on it, an allergy-free kitty-in-a-box from my SP. I really feel happy and spoiled.

Now, I have to go back to petting and ogling that skein...

9 comments:

KGoodrow said...

That's a beautiful skein of yarn. What are you going to make with it? Or are just going to carry it around petting it?

Spazzy Pickles said...

I hope you like the colors! The pinkish was supposed to be more fuchsia, but I think it turned out a little pink...

veritas said...

that is so pretty! what beautiful yarn you got there!

and yarn harlot is our friend.

good luck with all the yucky paperwork

Batty said...

Heh, anybody needs luck with paperwork when the consulate closes for no apparent reason (not a holiday in either country... socker?).

I love the yarn. So far, we're not beyond the carrying around and petting stage, but once we get there, it's likely to turn into socks. Something fun that brings out the fun-ness of the yarn.

And the pink actually works really well, because then I'll have socks to match the crazy blue/pink/yellow hat I knit last winter! Matching socks and hat... I'll be this creep who goes around whispering to people, "Wanna see my socks?"

Rain said...

The yarn is stunnign. i'm not surprised you've been petting it. What a great parcel.

aurora said...

Wow, what an amazing package! You lucky bat!

I only just discovered the Yarn Harlot. Hurrah for reading instead of doing work :-)

Penny Karma said...

Dagobah chocolate??

LadyLungDoc said...

I'm just reading the Knitting Rules that MY awesome SP sent me - Yarn Harlot is great! That's beautiful yarn.

mf said...

What fun colors! Great package!