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September 19, 2011


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hello, loving the colours on this post. I've been talking Neil into taking me to Ilkey because I really wanted to go to Betty's. Now I've got an even better reason to go. Thanks again xx


you used a word I made up! that means it's REAL now, REAL! OED here I come...


Lucy You are a little tease! cant wait to see the colours

Jill Saunders

Picked up the wrong color? Hey, whatever gets you back in that store!! I've just completed the lg. granny squares on one of your blankets (the one w/big & little squares together).....can you say "addicting"!! Lucy, you have lit a fire in me to make everything I see on your blog! What an inspiration you are!


Thanks for sharing your jaunt; the nature pics are so perfectly edge-of-Autumn, offering something to look forward to. Along with your blanket, of course!


So lovely! And really, I can not wait to see what you (and therefore, I) will be hooking next! You inspiring thing, you. :)


Sweet post, i have to say i just love wool shops too, its like being in a garden centre, you know you feel like "i could just stay here all day", Wool shops are the same, not to mention the fact they seem to exude warmth & coziness, perfect september shopping. look forward to seeing your new blankie :D
Karen x


Sounds lovely, i love the autumn-nosity photos... i was out yesterday taking similar pictures! Look forward to seeing your next crochet creation.

Mo - North East Scotland

Lucy! I was practically holding my breath in anticipation of seeing some glorious, squidgy, hooky yarn, but bAm! None there :( Oh deep disappointment abounded. PleeAse don't keep us waiting too long for the yarny reveal, please pleeeaase xx


Oh, dear! Such a tease, this post! Your Autumn pictures are glorious. And that yarn wall: m-m-m-m-m!


I was very taken by Create when I was in Ilkley - I left my husband in Betty's, stopped off in Duttons for Buttons, and spent so long on the sofa in Create that he thought I must be lost or have met with an accident! Even the cakes at Betty's didn't lead me astray, so intent was I on the totality of the yarn experience! In fact, I am almost surprised that you made it back - I still dream about that place . . .

Pomona x


Lovely post and pics,I understand completely; I can leg it to the nearest Phildar shop in ten minutes at a push for a quick hyperventilate!


ohh! Exciting that you're embarking on another blanket adventure - Whoop! I'm looking forward to seeing the colours. Love the fact that Little Man is giving you some tips and advice!


OMG there is a Betty's and a fabulous yarn shop in Ilkley? Why haven't I figured this out before LOL!!!!! Next visit to the in-laws in the UK - I'll be there! Thanks for the great post - I think I will have to do a "jaunt" myself soon!


Can't wait to see what you've picked and also what you create :)

Kentish Keg-Meg

Looking forward to seeing the colours and what you make. You had a lovely day yarn shopping.


Still no Attic24 yarn?! ;)

Liz  Cumbo

Definitely going on a jaunt to ilkley. Been thinking about it for ages but didn't realise there was a great yarn shop!

Jennifer sew little

A yarn shop that provides buckets to put your yarn in, how wonderful!!!!!! Looking forward to this new project :-)


What a lovely jaunt you had! The weather seems like it was beautiful with those blue skies and you purchased yarn to boot. What could have been better? Can't wait to see your plans for another lovely blankie.


Sounds like the perfect day Lucy! Can't wait to see what you have planned for that lovely baby cashmerino.

The Garden Bell - Kate

I would be more than thrilled to pop by to go for a jaunt with you any time. You know I'm always up for a good jaunt. Not matter where the jaunt would take us, I'm sure we would have a jaunting good time. However, I may get stuck at that wall of yarn and you would have to drag me away. One can dream, can't we.


A lovely jolly jaunt! It looks like the weather made it an even lovelier day than it already was. I like jaunts too. It sounds so much better than just a day trip! x


Oh! You tease! Can't wait to see the stash and hear your plans! X


Jaunting with intent is always good. I'm going on a jaunt myself this Friday with definite intent. My friends and I however call our outings lurking with intent.

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