It's a beautiful venue but it was very hot inside and some of the traders were looking a bit pink around the chops. Everyone was in good spirits though. It's a lovely thing to walk amongst a large group of people like that and see a smile on every face. It's the power of yarn and craft.
I bought some Alapaca bed socks for myself and a pair for our son Jack, not that either of us wear socks in bed. They are the best thing though to slip on and poddle around in when Mr. Frost is nipping at your toes. Mark my words as hot as it feels now, he will be back.
I also bought a single skein of yarn, yes just the one. 100% Superwash Merino wool in the most fabulous multi emerald green shades. My yarn was hand dyed by Jon of Easyknits, pictured above. His Nan taught him to knit when he was a nipper and he has been smitten with all things yarny ever since.
After a few hours of coloured yarn bliss, we stepped across the road to Carluccio's and had cappuccinos and strawberry tarts. Unfortunately all my previous restraint was undone as I'm a sucker for his produce and did spend an 'unnecessary' £20.00 on lemon olive oil, pasta and individual ready mixed Campari and sodas, they are just too darn cute.