Saturday, November 11, 2006

Knitter's Review Retreat 2006 - Saturday

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Howdy, from Walker Valley, NY!

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I have started my moebius, thanks to Cat Bordhi's morning class:

Once you get past the cast-on and knitting the first row, it's smooth sailing

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After morning classes and lunch, they brought in a few vendors (whoo hoo!):

KR stuff for sale - hi Clara!
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Jennifer's pretty fibers

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Morehouse Merino - I love that Cider Jacket

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Katonah Yarn -- these people sell Fleece Artist and Handmaiden!

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After dinner, more spinnin' and knittin':

I have a little video of my roommate spinning, but this wireless is too slow to upload it, so perhaps tomorrow or Monday....


And we got a super-sneak-peak at some new books coming out:


Publisher's inside scoop: these'll be on the shelves mid-December

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Back in my room, I reviewed my unexpected stash enhancement:

From the vendors

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From the swap table room

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And now I lay me down to sleep.... zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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9 comments:

knitfriendly said...

What a great day Mary! Thanks for taking the time to post to give us an update on your fabulous trip! Have fun tomorrow! :) ~Amber

LaurieM said...

Hey, you were on a blue-green kick. Very pretty additions to the stash family. And I like that there's that one hit of red.

Robin said...

Looks like you're having a YARN of a good time! Love your purchases! Is that HandMaiden I see??

emmy said...

WOW! Looks like a great time was had by all. Beautiful handmaiden... I want to hear more about it! My colors doncha know! I am so glad that you got to go.

Krista said...

Love your new yarns!

Having a Knit Fitt said...

Oh I am jealous now.
Cate

traveling knitter said...

Jealous, Jealous, Jealous!!!

CPAknit said...

Hi Mary
Thanks for the retreat pictures. I forgot my camera this year- so I will have to enjoy yours.

Marie said...

Hi Mary--Just had to chuckle when I saw my Port-a-Pocket had found a good home. I knit many a sock with it while standing in line at the Iron Horse in Northampton waiting for concert doors to open. Just found I wasn't using it too much any more--happy knitting with it. (Nice haul from the swap lounge, too.) :-)

Marie in the Berkshires of MA