As a long term veteran of Maryland Sheep and Wool, I can say that Rhinebeck is further away, more charming, and has a better chance for wool-appropriate weather. (Even the name has more charm.)
The weather could not have been more perfect (well, it could have not-rained on Friday during setup.)
Behold The Source:
(So, how is it that I did not take a (reasonable) picture of sheep? The Mother Lode of all Fiber?)
And then, to come home to this:
And some excellent news. I’m just in stunned awe.
*About Sandy: not that it would be obvious, but we’re supposed to be amidst a hurricane the next few days. We’re prepped, the puppy is was tired. (He’s napped and over that now.) We’re ready to hunker down and knit for a few days.***
**Well, no longer. This was written on Saturday morning. I’ve been getting ready for Sandy’s arrival. To wit: I baked brownies (because who wants to be without chocolate and electricity at the same time?) I figure I can sort yarn by flashlight.
*** I suppose Dude will find alternate methods of entertaining himself. Sam will chase Ned. Nickie will go into hiding.
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