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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Knitters' Fair

I brought Starting Point to work today so that I could get some outside pictures. I didn't want to go back inside - it's beautiful out.

The Invisible Project Bag from Hedgehog Fibres is perfect for carrying your knitting.
The perfect project bag to show off your colourful skeins! Lightweight yet sturdy. Roomy enough for a larger project, it'll hold multiple balls of yarn easily. We think this is the best, most versatile project bag. 
This bag is designed to stand up on it's own. 
Material: Transparent PVC. Easily cleaned with mild detergent. Not machine washable.  
Height: 37cm, Width: 28cm, Gusset: 10cm. Pointed gold coloured studs.
Mark your calendar - Saturday September 9 - The Knitters' Fair in Kitchener. I've been talking with the coordinator for the Fair and she told me some very exciting news. Lily Chin will be at the Knitters' Fair - doing a workshop and a talk. Lily has taught at our knitting retreat and you won't be disappointed.
Lily Chin, named a “Master Knitter” by Vogue Knitting International, has designed knitwear for magazines and yarn companies for nearly 25 years, and she has worked with designers Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Diane von Furstenberg, and Isaac Mizrahi. Her work has been on the backs of celebrities and super models, from Racquel Welch and Vanna White to Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell. She is the author of Knit and Crochet with Beads, The Urban Knitter, and Mosaic Magic, and she has written the “On Designing” column for Knitter’s Magazine and the annual “Focus on Fibers” report for Knit ‘n Style. Lily also is the reigning champion fastest crocheter in the world, a title she defended in October 2004 at the world championships in London. Lily Chin regularly appears as a spokesperson for the yarn industry in media across the U.S., including Time, the New York Times, USA Today, the David Letterman Show, the CBS Early Show, DIY’s Knitty Gritty, E! Style Network’s Craft Corner Death Match, Lifetime’s Handmade by Design, HGTV’s Sew Much More, and CNN. Lily Chin has lived in New York City nearly all her life and has been involved in some aspect of the fashion industry since age 13. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology, and was educated at Queens College, City University of New York.
Read more about the Knitters' Fair... 

My garden is growing. Now we need the plants to start flowering.

The shed is scheduled to be painted on Monday. I'm so excited.

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