Vogue Knitting Live Day 2

Vogue Knitting Live continued on Sunday. As I knitted my way to theĀ Marriott, I thought I was prepared. Really. When I pack for a class, I put everything but the kitchen sink into my backpack. I took Brenda Dayne’s Mrs. Beeton class. If you haven’t seen them, Mrs. Beetons are lacy wrist warmers with a beaded cast-on edge, and added beaded adornment. Brenda Dayne is famous for her podcast, Cast-on. The supply list for the class listed the following: Smooth light colored wool, DK or light worsted preferred. Pencils, Graph paper. Stitch dictionary not required, but would be an...

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My Hands Hurt…

This past weekend I was lucky enough to attend Vogue Knitting Live. I took two classes, and spent a LOT of time wandering around the market, visiting friends and seeing what’s new in the fibery world. VKL, as it’s known, ran Friday through Sunday. On Friday night I stopped by after work to hug Sarah and Sam of Cephalopod Yarns, and Kate and Elizabeth at Dragonfly Fibers. My heart was happy I got to see “my people”. While the market was open, it wasn’t terribly crowded. I’d done this before though, and I knew it was going to be insane. On Saturday I...

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