One of these yarns was Rowan Alpaca Colour. I normally don't go for alpaca because of the smell when it's wet, but I was running my hand over skeins and this one was the softest thing I've ever touched. I can't adequately describe how luxurious this yarn feels. And the colours! They're really lovely, lots of jewel tones and a beautiful grey. All my favourites. I had such a hard time deciding which colour to get - in the end I went for Agate, a beautiful blue colour, simply because they only had 4 skeins of it left and that seemed like enough to do something with without breaking the bank.
I'm having a really hard time deciding what to do with it now. It's so soft, I think I should do something for my hands so I can feel it. I've got a short list of patterns that might work and I keep checking Ravelry for new ones - hopefully I'll make a decision with time to make them before the really cold weather gets here. I'd better get a move on, it's getting rainy!