I might as well let the cat out of the bag (or, as the Dutch say, “now the monkey comes out of the sleeve”). Above is the logo image that will appear in the program for MidWinterWol 2015. Ta Da!
Between now and 11 December I will be busy dyeing spinning wool to sell during MidWinterWol (along with keeping up my regular day job of course). This two day event, in the far north of the Netherlands, has been going for 5 years already and gets bigger and better every year. I’ve been there as a shopper for the past 2 years and really enjoyed it. It’s quite a long drive to get to Winschoten from Haarlem, but it’s worth it.
The event is organized by those friendly people Hans and Gerrie from LowLandsLegacy but the vendors come from all over Europe. Last year I bought a Shetland woven blanket from the UK and a kilo of BFL top that came from Germany.
Between now and then you can follow along on the blog as I dye up a storm. My house is filling up with bags of un-dyed fiber: BFL, BLF/silk, Texel, Shetland, Blend A, and some raw fleece I might also throw in to the pot (Polwarth from England and CVM from Washington State).