- this was a huge crazy mob of awesome knitters party! complete with...
- jess and casey and mary heather from ravelry! we had a rose city knitters reunion as you can see above (my lovely ladies from the pasadena knitting group formed via ravelry - how i miss you so!) -
- AND, a wonderful surprise, i finally met fickleknitter! fickleknitter and i have been blog buddies for years now (i think? anyway it feels like years) and i honestly can't remember how we found each other - she says she was intrigued by my blog name, and i think she's the funniest writer, so anyway - we kept up with each other. and had no idea we would both be at the party. how fun! fickleknitter is an incredibly talented up-and-coming designer and just you wait to see what she has in the works - so inspiring!
of course, i bought yarn.
because how can you go to a yarn store party and not buy yarn? this is ella rae lace merino, and it is SO soft. i want to knit it up right. now. but i'm not sure what it's meant to be yet - a shawl, i think. but which one? do i finally knit a clapotis? maybe. i'm intrigued by the construction of faroese shawls too. i've got about 900 yards - any suggestions?
happy friday, and before i forget - a HUGE thanks to the stash and burn ladies for their discussion of bella's mittens on their podcast this week! you gals rock - i'm so flattered!
(hi to laura, thuy, and kimberly! knit lunch soon!)