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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

OK. It’s Tuesday and I’m still a little woozy. WHO would think a hangover could last this long?


You would, if you were one of the thousands of people who were out at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center this weekend, getting higher than a kite on EVERY type of fiber imaginable.

I wasn’t really planning on going but when Theresa mentioned she and Julie were making the trip AND taking the Blue Line, I was a goner. The train lets you off just about two blocks from the building and it was a done deal.

First stop: Blue Moon Fiber Arts, which you see above. I love their Motto: “Changing the World One Sock at a Time”. And if the teeming mass of knitters swarming that booth were any indication, these folks are headed for Total Global Domination!

Second Stop: but of course, no trip to a Fiber Fest would be complete without a hearty hail howdy to the wonderful folks at the Fold! They were, IMHO, best of show, as always and paired with their friends from Canada, Rovings, made me the mess I am today. I got INTOXICATED with fiber, ladies and gentlemen. Laugh if you must, but I predict if you ever make this journey you will fall down the same slippery slope. Just ask some of the incredible people [hey Franklin! hey Sean! hey KathyM! hey KarenB! hey Laila!] I met and talked to – they will tell you I was having a hard time remembering my name…


In fact, the fiber high coupled with a large Latte on the Train, made me lose my bearings and I lost my traveling companions for a few seconds until Corinne, who had joined-in-progress, spun me around and showed me just who had discovered their favorite treasure trove…

Monday, August 14, 2006

  Monday Morning Mirth  


In Case you have’nt had Breakfast/Lunch yet,
let me recommend a Chez Chic favorite!

This box came to me delivering an notorious eBay purchase…

INSIDE? Not what you might think, mes petits amis, but another kind of cool Macaroni…


Six lovely balls of Linen Drape in Natural – YUM!
Now all I have to do is get five more and I can make a cardi…

What’s your best eBay score?

Thursday, August 10, 2006


It Grows! The Ribby Pulli has arrived at a fabulous place – the UnderArm!

Usually, this area is un-named, shunned and ignored until it misbehaving self twitches our nose while it’s just saying howdy. Today we celebrate the UnderArm! Today, it is a milestone for us and we will sing its praise!

Because today is the day we can let it graduate and become a YOKE – full of promise, joining with sleeves to make a whole.

But oops, better go make the da** sleeves…

This morning something funny happened to my wallet. I got an email from these folks and was going to Be a Big Fat Enabler (Again) and show you the Goods but ZOOM! This stuff went so fast it disappeared before my very eyes while I was reaching for the plastic. So I’ll be a BFE anyways and

tell you to sign up HERE
on their notify list for
some really cool sales.

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