Mom, DH and I went to our local fiber festival today, and had a great time! Well, Mom and I did. DH had a good food-truck lunch and got in some reading and napping in the car 🙂 I went to this festival a couple of years ago, and had a good time then as… Continue reading MatSu Valley Fiber Festival!
Before I stop going on about VK Live in San Francisco, I did want to tell you about the two other classes I took. Saturday morning was Color Interaction in Fair Isle, which was taught by Mary Jane Mucklestone. She gave us each 6 skeins of Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (there was a materials fee for… Continue reading VK Live 3 – Last Post on This, I Swear
In addition to the classes and the pervasive knittiness in the air, the other great thing about this event was the shopping. The vendor room was BIG – a whole grand ballroom – and the list of vendors was 2 double-column pages long. So much yarn! Of course, not every shop was going to be… Continue reading VK Live 2 – The Shoppening
Just got back from Vogue Knitting Live in San Francisco! Mom and I went for three days (and a day of travel on each end of that) and had a great knitty time! There was so much going on, I’m going to do a couple of posts on this trip. Too much to write in… Continue reading VK Live! Part 1
As I mentioned in my last post, I recently took a design class with Kirsten Kapur, and designed and completed a hat. (I also designed a shawl, but it is not knitted yet). And the process (for me, anyway) went beyond the class. I had a finished hat at the end of the class, but further… Continue reading Hats Off to You!
Well! Last week was a big knitting week for me – I went to my first knitting retreat! The retreat was the 2016 Mermaids Knitting Retreat, planned and run by the fabulous Melissa Highfill of Seaside Yarns and A Tree-Hugger’s Wife Yarns. It was held at one of the lodgings attached to the Shrine of St. Theresa,… Continue reading It Wasn’t a Retreat – It was a Strategic Withdrawal