I may not be the most outgoing gal at the party, but I am certainly the luckiest. In a recent swap some friends and I put together, I walked away with these beauties designed and knit by the freaking fabulously talented and so very lovely Julia Vesper in yarn that she handspun and dyed just for this. Seriously, how ridiculously lucky did I get? Thanks again, Julia! I love these so much! Knowing how cold it gets up here (and taking into account what a wuss I am about the cold), I will be wearing these A LOT this winter. And they fit beautifully!
Did I mention they're lined? She lined them in Kid Silk Haze in a fantastic shade of purple. I am beyond wowed by these. Also, she gave me the leftover yarn, and it looks like there's enough in there for a hat, like maybe the gorgeous chevron hat that she designed not too long ago. Guess what I'll be casting on for in the next week or so.
In short, Julia Vesper rocks big time! I believe tomorrow is her birthday so please do drop by her blog and wish her a great one.