You know what I mean. You have plenty of yarn, but you buy more. I have lots of wool for felted bags that might never be, but I buy more. I stumbled upon this Ella Rae at Ben Franklin's Sunday, and it just had to come home with me. I'm not crazy about the Not So Sophie, for reasons I just can't define. We just aren't connecting as a bag and a woman, so I think I'm going to try another pattern with this combination. Trying Patons is something I keep saying I want to do, so I'll get to try two new yarns at the same time, because ol' Ben didn't have a solid Ella that coordinated. (And yes, I do realize that the Patons brown is richer than that in the Ella, but felting does weird things, so I'm going for it.)
I also picked up a couple skeins of this for Mugsy's first snuggle. He wanted it desperately this morning when his thoughtless mom dropped him on Dadaw's truck's COLD leather seat. I could barely drive for laughing; the pup literally stood on his tiptoes until I found a towel in the back seat and slipped it under him. Even then, it was cold, and he shivered, and I felt guilty. I even tried to reach the seat warmer (yeah, I know), but it's on the door handle, and I'm a short gal with a short wingspan, so it didn't happen. (Note to self: since you're supposedly researching your next vehicle, get one with the seat warmer controls in the center console, for Mugsy's sake.)
Anyway, the yarn. It's a mystery colorway I can't find online, in Amity, a 75% acrylic, 25% wool blend. It's yummy soft, and we're very excited about it. In fact, I considered using it for my Mr. Greenjeans until my brain engaged and I decided that Wick is the way to go. Stay tuned as I ponder colors, starting with solid vs. variegated.