After driving North on Friday in the desperately-needed pouring rain, Melanie, Suzanne and myself stopped for dinner at Macaroni Grill in Columbia, (I love their "Carmela's Chicken Rigatoni"), before checking into our hotel to rest up for a big day.
Once inside, Suzanne had a mission to hit the Koigu booth in the Main Building and hit it hard, which she did with success. Can you find her in this melee? Neither can I.
Melanie found a booth selling several-thousand-yard hanks of cotton for dirt cheap, so as both ladies were shopping or waiting to pay for their purchases, I started to wander.
As I wandered in the main building, I took a few pictures of things that caught my eye, like:
Some sheepy string lights -- not just for Easter!
Sheep masks - no need to buy one -- I can just borrow Jane's .. ;-)
Lovely hooked rugs
Later, we went back into daylight and found the booth I was most hoping to hit hard -- The Fold -- vendor for the highly coveted BMFA "Socks That Rock". When we got to their booth, this is what we found:
See all that sunlight coming through a rack where yarn should be? Here's Vanna, I mean, Suzanne, indicating the dearth of STR -- sold out by 10:30 am!
Sadly - neither of those hanks are for me, but I'm happy to get them to their designated recipients.
In other wanderings, I saw:
Mecca within mecca - but I resisted
Artist at work
Okay, that's enough for one post. Tomorrow -- the blogger meet-up!