Our visit last Thursday to the yarn shop was a success! I think everyone left with something to start a new project. Sadly my visit was cut short as I had to leave to go home and check on my 4 1/2 year old son who had stuck a rock in his ear. (We visited his pediatrician the next day and it was easily removed). I have included a picture of my first ever skein of Noro. I normally do not pay $18.00 for 1 skein of yarn, but a friend had given me a gift certificate because I had found her wallet (very long story). I contemplated several different types of yarn but kept coming back to the Noro in the bright almost neon colors. I began the feather and fan scarf and was not sure about working with the yarn due to its texture and slightly uneven body (is that the right word?). My wife assures me it is gorgeous and I think she wants the scarf when I am finished. (She keeps saying how great it will look on her. Many projects were oogled and contemplated by our group as they chose their yarns. I am anxious to go back as I left some books at the shop that were given to me by a member. I am already looking at a trip once the weather cools down in September or October to a local Alpaca farm. (Anybody been to one?) Well lunch is almost over so I should go, Happy Knitting!