It was a dreary, blustery, rainy day – so what better than surrounding oneself with wool?

I love the Knitter’s Frolic. It’s gotten bigger and bigger every year, and even aside from the awesome yarn and yarny stuff I love the opportunity to see the people! I know lots of knitters (as you might expect) and I just love that at the Frolic I tend to see people I know where ever I turn. I headed up with Jane and Cheryl for a few hours (thanks for the ride Cheryl!) and had lots of fun.

And! There were Milkweed Shawls a-plenty! I saw a few in booths, and some being worn, like these beautiful ones:

milkweed #1

another Milkweed

(Neither are sneaky photos, just so y’know!)

And of course, the yaaaarn.

Zen Yarn Garden:
zen yarn garden

Dyed in the Wool Handmade:
dyed in the wool

Tanis’ beautiful Mulberry Silk:
tanis mulberry silk

I bought a bunch of books – although I’m regretting not buying more Japanese books! – and one sweater’s worth of yarn, a semi-solid Koigu in a shade of deep red that seems to be impossible to photograph.

I love yarn events! I already can’t wait till next year.

9 Responses to “Frolic ’10”

  1. Rae

    The shawls are gorgeous & so isn’t the yarn. I am glad you had a great time. I am going to have to check out some of those yarns.

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  2. Seanna Lea

    I love the yarn photos. It’s this wonderful kaleidoscope of color, and makes me miss Rheinbeck (maybe I’ll get to go this year).

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  3. Mary

    The colours of the yarn are amazing. I wish I can fly over from London to see all those yarns.

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  4. Wendolene

    Ooh–thanks for the pictures of the Milkweed in its “natural habitat”! Seeing them worn makes me want to whip one up myself…

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  5. Silverilix

    Wow… those are some great photos of yarn. It sounds like you had a great time! I love fibre festivals…. can’t wait for the next one.

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