While on my thanksgiving weekend trip to Las Vegas with Nick, I took advantage again of Ravelry’s fantastic LYS finder resource and found two shops to visit.
The first was Mirage Fiber Arts on S. Buffalo drive. The moment I walked in, I was warmly greeted by the ladies knitting on those adorable rocking chairs.
Their full walls suggested a generous and well curated selection of squishy yarns. I spent most of my time there handing skeins of alpaca or mohair to Nick and insisting that he squeeze and appreciate them.
While convincable, I was mostly on the hunt for something more local than the usual staples of Malabrigo or Berocco, and found what I was looking for.
A skein of Nerd Girl Yarns Swagger in “I Ain’t Nobody’s Bitch”, and Ethereal Fibers’ Dark Matter Sock, a 70/20/10 Merino/Yak/Nylon yarn, which is unfortunately not the most well catalogued yarn on Ravelry.
Stranded Show-Off pattern another try?) I’ll share my second LYS experience with you very soon! For now, I’ve got an Ease sweater to finish weaving in and blocking.
Looks wonderful! Enjoy your new yarn.