Just a place where I can sit and write my thoughts on my newest passion. . . . . knitting. Hopefully, I will better document my progress throughout knitting and get in touch with others as obsessed as I am!

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

My Knitters Teaswap Pal was AMAZING!

So, I participated once again in the Knitters Tea Swap and WOW was I ever the luckiest participant. Just wait until you see what I got!

Ok, so I got carried away with the pictures and now blogger won't let me add anymore. As you can see, I was EXTREMELY spoiled. I had individual shots of everything I got but it was SO MUCH that I overloaded poor blogger. The picture on the bottom shows the whole loot all together. Individual shots missing were of 2 skeins of cottons for dishcloths for my new house (yeah); a box of shortbread (yummy)and the most precious tea cup ornament ever. BTW, can you BELIEVE how beautiful that teacup I got is???? All I kept saying as I opened it was, Oh my God, Oh my God, Oh my God! It truly is the most stunning tea cup I have ever seen and I OWN IT now!!!! I made myself a wonderful cup of Scottish Breakfast tea and just enjoyed every bit of the process: the brewing, the mixing (cream and sugar), the warmth in my hands, the smell of the tea and the tasting. Aaaah. Heaven. Absolutely heaven.

Thank you so much Sharon! You made me feel like a Queen!


At 11:15 AM , Blogger irishmama said...

What a great package. I love the cup.

At 8:57 AM , Anonymous Allison said...

Oh MY! I just happened to find your blog from the tea swap page, and I am so impressed! That teacup is a Russian bone china, gold leaf and cobalt. I believe the name of the collection is "peacock". I have a few of those russian pieces and ADORE them. What a wonderful pal!

At 10:24 AM , Blogger Esther said...

Now that is a tea swap pal! What a cool combination of tea and knitterly things! And, I meant to comment on your previous post, BEAUTIFUL home! I hope everything works out well :)

At 1:23 PM , Blogger g. said...

i'm so happy that you got such a lovely tea swap package - because you deserve it for sending me the BEST swap package ever! i'm blogging about it now, but I just want to thank you for being so sweet and generous and thoughtful.

At 3:59 PM , Blogger Sharon said...

glad you liked the must be a replica Russian Bone China cup, I do like the pattern too and wish I had bought myself one at the same time. Hope you love NC -

At 11:45 AM , Anonymous anna said...

oh what a wonderful swap - beautiful china and the plummy yarn is just delicious


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