Just home from a whirlwind, week=long tour of Wisconsin. From the beautiful North Woods country to Waunakee (the only one in the world), and from the fabulous Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival to Madison, I met hundreds of knitters and saw lots of dear friends. And we knit..boy, did we knit.
I taught two sessions of the miniature Nazo Vest workshop and over 60 knitters tackled this little puzzle. I like nothing better than fielding questions, listening to knitters as they reason out the process and then watching the projects come off the needles. Along with a Faroese Shawl workshop and a Lace Sampler workshop, the marvelous knitters of Wisconsin put me through my paces, and it looks like I put them through their's as well. Intrepid knitters all!
All the while they made sure that I was well supplied with pie. Have I told you all that I am absolutely crazy for good pie? They've got it in Wisconsin!
Over the next few posts I'll cover the great events I attended on this trip, explore the ins and outs of some new techniques, and share the inspiration I always find on my travels. For now I plan to sleep for a couple extra hours and knit on one of my favorite Elizabeth Zimmermann projects. Hmm which shall it be?
You'll be hearing from me soon.....