Holy cow, my last few days were busy! Luckily, it’s because I was at the Chicago installment of Vogue Knitting Live, and it was all incredible amounts of fun. I naively thought that I’d be sharing the next installment of the fall sweater knit along today, but since this week’s step involves attaching the sleeves to the sweater body, I realized that I was going to need an extra day if I was going to share something sensical at all. Instead, I’ll share a window into what goes on at a knitting conference.
a snap of my class with Catherine Lowe
For one thing, there were classes and lectures on everything from beginning to advanced knitting techniques. There’s also a marketplace with incredible yarns, needles and all the accessories you’ll ever need. You could try out the newest yarns in a yarn tasting lounge, and you could learn to knit if you’re a newbie. A ball winding station was available for combobulating new yarn purchases, and several fashion shows and tons of impromptu knitting circles happened around every corner of the hotel hosting the conference. My brain is currently a tangle of new techniques, friends, and ideas, but it’s so worth it!