A Knitting Friendly Festival
Just back from a wonderful weekend at Port Eliot. This is the second year we've been but I didn't seem to blog about it last year, perhaps because - omission of the century - I didn't take my knitting along! This year I made good use of the time that my ears were occupied with the fascinating author talks I attended. My Miette didn't quite rise to the occasion like Cadel but she's almost there.
DoveGreyReader was really doing her bit for encouraging knitting in this beautifully bedecked tent. She provided lots of needles and yarn for everyone to knit on while they had a chance to talk very informally with her author guests, and look at the wonderful book themed knitted gifts she gave out. Patrick Barkham was one of my favourite authors - his enthusiasm for his butterfly quest was infectious.Double V - she's troubling me as she was a good fit when she came off the needles but has blocked out too wide. A whizz in Mum's tumble dryer hasn't sorted her so I'm plucking up the courage for a hot wash before I call her finished!