This upcoming week promises to be the week of insanity that it always is, this week before the Fryeburg Fair. Thankfully my family realizes the importance of this fair to me as a fiber artist and is willing to pitch in when needed and overlook the dust-bunnies that will undoubtedly grow until the fair comes to a close.
I have a few small knitting projects on the needles that I will share during the week, but mostly my time has been behind the pots, stirring that cauldron.
The best part about doing a big fair and needing a lot of stock to bring with me, is I get to really play in the dyepot. The colors that I like will get a name and will go on the new season's roster. The colors that either I know I can not consistently reproduce or did not come out as planned with go in my "One Hit Wonder" pile to be sold as a unique yarn. The fair also gives me an idea on a larger scale which colorways work, and which ones do not.
The weather here continues to be amazingly perfect. Cool, breezy, sunny autumn days perfect for drying wool. Fingers are crossed for the same kind of weather during fair week. I hope to see some of you there :)