My final Secret Pal 10 package arrived today, and with it, the revelation of my pal’s secret identity! I have been lavishly and intuitively, surprisingly and generously, by none other than Melly!
How lucky have I been? First, there was lovely roving for spinning, just as I was beginning my hand-spinning journey (for the curious, it eventually became my Kool-aid dyed Monkey socks!). Then I was spoiled with a great letter-writing package — including custom yarn stamps! — the fruits of which are also being enjoyed by some of my correspondents and friends even now. I even was sent a great little pick-me-up card in the midst of it all! And now….
A card (secret identity revealed inside), a postcard of a beautiful Kentucky lakeside, feet-pampering (natural and vegan!) scrubs, soaks, and lotions,and (most indulgent of all) Lorna’s Laces Shepard Sock yarn in the Black Purl colourway! How does she do it, folks? How did she know that that was the very colourway I was petting at LK a few weeks back, mourning that I’d never get to use?
Thank you so much, Melissa. You’ve been a truly great Secret Pal!
I had been all geared up to write a whinging post about how, despite really wanting to get out to Lettuce Knit tonight, I am feeling terribly tired tonight and so was going to be moping at home. Though I’m still sad that I’ll have to wait a bit to see Amy’s new Vespa, and will miss out on tasting Glenna’s yummy-looking cupcakes, I think that a good, long, pampering footsoak and some quiet pattern-browsing for the perfect thing for the Black Purl skeins sounds like a pretty great evening, don’t you?