I could not decide whether to title this post
"My Rose Valley Roses"
"I've Been Bad"
You see, I have been stash busting for several months due to the awesome inspiration from
The plan was to not purchase more yarn, at least not in bulk, until all the stash was busted.
Well, things were going along just fine until the most irresistible yarn jumped out in front of me.
Have you ever experienced this?
If so, you will understand.
One day while perusing some of my favorite blogs I noticed that Annette over at
Tilda yarn from Sweden via Switzerland - how cool is that?
Oh my goodness, the cotton, the colors, the energy was all too much to take.
Annette had even crocheted the most delectable flowers with the Tilda yarn.
I was weak and before you know it the following happened:
A package of the yarn-candy-joy arrived on my front porch!
And then it was not long before this happened:
My own little Rose Valley!!!
And boy do I ever have a fun plan for these roses,
meanwhile, here are a few favorite color combinations:
Rose tutorial can be found here.
I'm easily distracted and amused.
I could play with these all day!
I "heart" Annette and her Rose Valley. :-)
If you have not visited Annette before, please check out her blog.
You will be warmed by a cozy homeyness that has no end. :-)
Annette was also the inspiration and guidance for my daisy blanket from here:
A sincere thank you for
daisies and roses, Annette!
P.S. Hey, I've got until December 31st to bust the stash, right?...
but now I probably need someone to define "stash".
This purchase is not stash yet...but when does it become stash?
Does anyone know?