So we were off to spend the weekend looking at
good husband carrying off some of my purchases
local emergency service men clustered around a spinner
awe-inspiring plant-dyed yarns from Earth-Arts
The plant-dyed yarns were the surprise treasure of the festival. Although I went absolutely ga ga over all the handspun alpaca that was there, I went all out for the naturally dyed wools. I came home with these beauties:
The weekend wore out my driving stamina and my shopping stamina -- expect a yarn moratorium for a while now. But I'm totally invigorated for learning about the west (Taos is gorgeous!) and for checking out all the fiber arts that are going on here.