I have just learned today that Richard Ashford will be attending the 11th Annual Maritime Spinners Retreat . I am certainly happy that I have already registered and secured a room for the event.What a treat to be able to meet and learn from Richard. Make certain you register early.
Um, you all probably do not remember but way back in 2009. Um 2 years ago I started a pair of socks called the Artichoke Socks by Megan Humphrey with Heidi's handpaint sock wool from London Wul. Well I found those socks when I was shifting my craft room and rec room around and I finished them a few weeks ago. I made them using the Magic Loop method and 2 socks at the same time. I also did the pattern all the way down using the short row heel method. I think they turned out quite nice.
The Reads knitting group met this past Wednesday. Unfortunately yours truly was working and could not attend. I am waiting to see if the ladies are able to meet on Monday the 30th as I will again be working on Wednesday and 3 weeks with no group contact sends me into withdrawal. I will post the date as soon as the ladies get back to me.
I purchased Cookie A.'s sock book knit. sock. love. What a lovely book this is. Cookie's patterns are done on DPNs and I think a few of them are going to be a challenge to do 2 socks on 1 circ but I am going to give it a go.
Oh well it is Saturday morning and I must go to workout and run errands.
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