It was a wild and blustery Friday morning at the end of September that I set off from Winwick to drive to Skipton for the seventh annual Yarndale festival. Seven years of Yarndale, can you believe that? And I've been involved for five of those years with the Yarndale Sock Line - it's been fabulous!
The last six years have been beautiful Autumn weekends, the leaves just turning from green to shades of brown, orange and red, but this year the leaves were blowing off the trees before they could even change colour and the rain was coming in sideways ... we were all keeping our fingers crossed for some last-minute sunshine!
There's a certain irony about the sign above these sheep but we won't mention that :)
It's become a tradition now for me to meet Lucy at Coopers Cafe Bar where she's been at the Friday morning knit n natter session (always a busy session with so many visitors able to drop in to knit and chat) and then we head on up to the Auction Mart, where the preparations for Yarndale have been in full swing for a couple of days. Here's the bunting in the Hub going up ...
and if you look at the photo above, you'll see there's a blank yellow wall on the left. Not long after this photo was taken, there was something else there ... Read more » #Yarndale #2019 #YarndaleSockLine