Finally -- two days in a row with the sun peeking out. It even hit 60 degrees (15 C).
Honestly, I can't take another Michigan winter. If I weren't homesick enough for NYC already, this winter just put me over the top. Winter here lasts far too long and is way too lonely.
But this week there's been the sound of a few birds and a smattering of green grass blades pushing their way through the brown. I even saw a bat. No barn swallows yet, and I imagine we may get a bit more snow (there's usually one last burst in April), but at least it's showing signs of drawing to an end.
Wool Shop Sleepover
So last week the inimitable Abby Franquemont came to teach at the Spinning Loft, and there was a sleepover on Friday night. What fun!
Her workshop on Saturday was on spinning sock yarn, and since the shop wasn't too busy, I got to sit in on nearly the entire class. It was fantastic. Here's the yarn I spun in class from two lovely colors of Blue Faced Leicester: