Tacos and Yarn!
On Saturday afternoon Mary Jo and I met up with the Eastside Goils to celebrate Madgik's b-day. It was a Santa Monica day. Even near the beach, we were exposed to 90 degree weather! Yikes! Too hot for April.
Lunch at Gilbert's El Indio was good. The waiters are a riot...they aim to please and entertain. After lunch and b-day gifties we carpooled over to Artesanias Oaxaquenas to check out the oilcloth totes and other art objects.
It was a quick drive west on Pico to Yarns Unlimited. Madge was extremely pleased with their huge selection of Cascade 220 in tons of colors. The owner of the shop, Martin was very acommodating and gave us 10% off on our purchases.
Next stop, Wild Fiber, to view the "wall of Koigu." They do have an amazing selection. Also, the sale room in back is legendary. I managed to pick up 10 skeins of Di.Ve' in a brown and amber tweedy colorway for half-price. We stayed at WF for awhile. It's a great place to just hang out and commune with the yarn.
It was a wonderful b-day celebration for ALL of us! Thanks Madge, for getting us all together and Happy B-Day again!
Gilbert's El Indio Mexican Restaurant, 2526 Pico Blvd., SM, 310/450-8057
Artesanias Oaxaquenas, 2919 Pico Blvd., SM, 310/829-5020
Yarns Unlimited, 828 Pico Blvd., SM, 310/395-3880
Wild Fiber, 1453 14th St., SM, 310/458-2748