Wednesday, March 28, 2007

...As Promised!


Dalarna! Fitting like a charm! So. Loving. It. The red is nowhere near as bright as it looks in the picture. I was finally able to tame the edging thanks to a LOT of steam. A lot.

*sniff* I love this sweater...

And, as promised... I allowed myself one purchase during the first 9 months of 2007. And of course, I made the purchase at Virtual Yarns.

It has arrived.

Such beautiful colours, you can't imagine. But, I will be good, and finish up a few WIP's before I start Rona. In the meantime, I'm happy to fondle and smoosh my face into the yarn.

And, guess what else?!! Now, this was totally unexpected, and such a wonderful surprise!

My Dale of Norway kit! (No! Wait! Don't get mad at me, I didn't break my promise! Come back!) See, this is how I received it. I swapped my Henry VIII kit with Jewel, and in return... I received my lovely Dale kit! It's the Sapporo 2007 Norwegian Ski Sweater, purchased for me from Spin Blessing. So, I should have a lovely ski sweater for the fall. I'm so excited - thanks Jewel - :D!

It's all too much for Atticus and Gandalf.

"Hoonnnnnkkkkkkkk...shu....Hooonnnnnnnnkkkkkk....shu..."

19 comments:

Sachi said...

Fantastic job on Dalarna!

Kitty love! And OMG, Virtual yarns will be the death of me.

DeeAnn said...

It's so perfect Brigitte!! You look great! A major success, I'm so happy for you :)

Maybe I should try smooshing my face in the yarn box and sticking with the WIP's ;) How *will* you make it with two new wonders staring at you??

Lorraine said...

Bridge- Dalarna looks fantastic on you- what a superb job.

**sigh** another success.

Thanks for the VY yarn Porn- that's as close as some of us will ever get.

Marina said...

You look so gorgeous in your Dalarna! It really suits you.

You're so sneaky ;-) I would love to know how the reworked colours compare to the original. :::sigh::: Guess I'll have to wait till you start 'cos now there's no way in aitch I'll buy that or Abalone since I took away the temptation!

Chris said...

Oh, Dalarna looks lovely on you!!!

Poor exhausted kitties. Such a rough life. :)

Jewel said...

You look so pretty in your Dalarna! Your Rona looks terrific and I can't wait to see you in that one too. Yeah - too much yarn is more than any kitty can handle. Glad to see they're handling it well.

the BookWyrm said...

Wow, Gandalf has grown! Or at least it sure looks that way in that picture.

And Darlana looks great on! What a perfect fit.

~Nicole

Sonya said...

Dalarna's a perfect fit and gorgeous! Looking forward to watching Rona progress.

Dipsy said...

You look fantastic in Dalarna!

Carrie said...

Your sweater is so, so beautiful. I'm in a spasm of envy. The new kits look great, too! If I don't expand into colourwork soon, I'm going to start twitching.

Wendy said...

Dalarna is wonderful -- looks great on you.

And I smiled at the sight of the ubiquitous security badge. I've got one of those in my work wardrobe too.

Guylaine said...

Superbe, magnifique... Bravo!

Brenda said...

Congratulations, Brigitte! Darlana looks amazing! You so deserve both your new kits. The VY yarn looks dreamy. I've been so busy at work that I haven't knit since Sunday. It's killing me. I'll have to at least fondle and smoosh yarn this evening.

Carrie K said...

Oh, Dalarna looks great! And fits perfectly. Awesome.

If you're going to have one cheat, I think VY yarns is the way to go. Gorgeous, gorgeous colors.

Sapphoro is new to you! But not a purchase. Clever.

Awww. Kitty snoring. I miss kitty snoring. Hez is really, really quiet. Even her meows are quiet. I'm used to Sheba shrieking at me.

Marji said...

Beautiful, there aren't enough adjectives to describe it really, and you don't want me listing them all anyway do you?
Love the new box of goodies, and love the Sapporo - but what? you gave up Henry? Waaa?

Anne said...

Love Dalarna! Can't wait to see your Dale -- I love those ski sweaters.

And yes, Daisy the Diva - no, she's pretty much the same little girl before television stadom LOL!

Anni said...

Dalarne looks so perfect!

Rebekah said...

Wow it looks so great on you! I can see why you love it!

barbp said...

Oh my goodness. Your Dalarna is absolutely stunning, and it does justice to you as well!! I am almost speechless at how beautiful that sweater is.