Monday, December 20, 2010

Christmas presents and wonderful swaps

I love fiber swapping.  The fine folks over at Phat Fiber put together a holiday swap for the contributors.  It was a great deal of fun.

I put together what I thought was a lovely gift for my swap partner, within the suggested $50 budget.  I sent her a pretty silk cap for spinning, some gold merino, a red/white/green braid, a large bulky skein of handspun wool, and a handwoven bamboo scarf. 

My package came today, and I felt like a bit of a heel.  What I sent just pales in comparison to what I received, and I'm the sort of person who feels guilty about stuff like that.   I got all of the following:

There is a white merino/milk/nylon batt, a blue merino/silk batt, cinnamon-red alpaca, BFL locks, Buffalo Gold, a bag of milk, bamboo, and soy silk, and some corriedale roving with a small turkish spindle. Plus chocolates.

It's all so very beautiful!

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