Monday 28 September 2015

Come Visit Yarndale 2015

I had a great time visiting Yarndale on Saturday all the hustle and bustle it was absolutely teeming with visitors and because there were so many people there it was rather difficult to get any decent photo's you had to sort of jump in and snap while you could so some of them are a little blurry but I hope that you enjoy looking at them anyway.......

Some of last years  Mandalas

Lots of felty goodness this year

So much yummy yarn

This one is for Meredith. :) 

The 2013 Bunting still looks amazing

This years flowers for memories can you spot yours? read about them here

This is a rather blurry picture of Winwick Mums sock line, displaying socks that have been made by members of the sockalong, these are all going to be sent to charity, I too had a pair to hang on the line but silly me forgot to take them with me so I will have to send them on instead.  It was lovely to meet with Christine and have a quick chat with her on Saturday in the knit and natter lounge.

Inside the big red double decker bus that shuttles passengers to and from the station it was lovely to see the mandalas hung at the windows and the flowers at the side of the seats
So what did I buy? I was so good even though I was surrounded by temptation all I bought was this yarn.... 
with socks in mind.

Conclusion ..
Yarndale is noisy, crowded, and expensive, for example this simple scarf below would set you back £40. BUT the atmosphere is amazing, everyone is so friendly and ready

to chat about all things crafty. Even if like me you can't afford to buy much, where else could you get so close up and personal with so much delicious yarn not to mention all the other craft related goodies, role on next year. :) 

Visit Yarndale 2013 here

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  1. So glad you made it and had such a great time Linda! Sounds as though it was a wonderful day! xx

  2. Great photos. I was too excited to get any decent pictures, and as you say it was very busy. The atmosphere was superb and there was so much to see. I did look out for you but with so many people around and so many distractions, unfortunately I didn't catch a glimpse of you. Maybe next year!

  3. I also visited Yarndale and have blogged about it.Have a look.I spotted my mandala which was great.

    1. I did try to leave a comment on your blog but it say's restricted to team members, also you are a noreply blogger so couldn't email you either, Love your pictures and how lovely to get you see your mandala because they were scattered far and wide this year, I think we bloggy friends should all have a meet up next year. :) x

  4. I don't like crowds, so would have whizzed my way on through there to look at everything, take pictures, and then get out. Ha! You did good only buying the one hank of yarn. I've seen lots of photos of Yarndale posted on Instagram. The bunting and mandalas are amazing. And all those flowers. Wow!

  5. Fabulous!!!! LUcky you :-)

    Thanks for sharing these photos ....going back to have another look!!

    keep well

    Amanda xx

  6. Thank you for sharing your lovely photos Linda! Both of my sisters were at Yarndale-I haven't been able to make it yet but I keep my fingers crossed-so much yarny goodness :-D

  7. Thanks for sharing the pics of yarndale!! Glad to know you had a nice time around yarny place and among yarn lovers:)

  8. Thank you for the alpaca photo, so cute! I would still love to go, expensive or not. Those rugs look like they would be fun to make, and all the flowers, wow! Glad you had a great time Linda.

  9. Thank you for showing us Yarndale. Looks like you had a great time.

  10. I was an exhibitor at the first Yarndale and then just visited last year. Unfortunately I wasn't able to go at all this year. Yes, it's expensive to buy things that someone has made but you have to take into account the time it takes to knit or crochet the item by hand.

  11. The yarn is beautiful and those Alpacas are so cute :-)

  12. Thank you for sharing your Yarndale photographs....I was unable to attend due to being a little incapacitated at the moment and I was so disappointed but your lovely photos have given me a virtual visit. It looks as though you had a wonderful time.

  13. Before I forget, your squares in the previous post are wonderful! All three look quite complicated to me. Good for you for "almost" catching up ... yes, I think you can make up two more before Oct 1 ;)

    The Yarndale photos are a real treat! Every photo had me wishing I could go to this amazing event. The baskets really had me! You showed great restraint in your yarn purchase, but I get feeling the same way when I visit trade shows. The prices are high for yarn even at the best of times. I guess we'll just have to figure out how to care for alpacas and sheep in our little gardens and then have unlimited woolly stuff available ;)

  14. OOh what fabulous photos full of woolly colour Linda!
    Great to see a pic of Sarah Hazell's blanket of squares!
    Glad you had a great time!
    Ali x

  15. Thanks for sharing these wonderful impressions, Linda! My favorites are definitely the little sheeps, so cute! ♥ Sunny greetings, Nata

  16. Fantastic photographs. The flowers are stunning X

  17. Also
    *starts knitting scarves!!!*


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