I love all the stories that are coming in - some funny, some profound, all wonderfully personal. If you haven't yet contributed (and hence entered the contest), please do!
The boy and I walked down to the Village for a little gift shopping yesterday. This is as close as we get to malls and holiday crowds up here:
Of course, a snowy excursion like that just had to end at our favorite little coffee shop for hot chocolate:
I'll be sending out the newsletter later today, but I might as well mention that I've begun the year-end clean up of my yarn inventory. Seconds, single knot skeins, and leftovers (discontinued colourways, single skeins left in a dyelot, etc.) will all be on sale in the Sales and Seconds category. The clean-up will continue off and on between holiday /family stuff and wind up New Year's Eve. As I've done before, if you want to grab stuff but wait to see what else comes along and combine shipping, just leave me a note to that effect in the order comments - I'll refund duplicate shipping charges once you're done.