Pre-Sock Summit cocktail party

Pico Accuardi Dyeworks hosted a pre-summit cocktail party, and I attended as a local designer.

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I love a party where you can sit down and knit!

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Marisol made this gorgeous shawl with her handspun for Deb’s birthday.

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I ran into Erica from Kollage last night at Twisted when I was teaching, and sent her and Carrie to Lucca for dinner. Today I saw her at the pre-summit luncheon, and then again this evening at the cocktail party. I think that means we need a picture since we’re shadowing each other.

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I saw someone wearing this beautiful shawl, but I can’t remember her name.

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I had my first peek at this 2012 datebook project from Pico Accuardi. Twelve knitting patterns from Oregon designers, twelve recipes using local ingredients, lots of Oregon stories and facts.

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It’s officially out, so now I can tell you that I have a project in it! It’s the Rockaway 2-Way Beach Beanie/Cowl. You can wear it either way.

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There will be a limited number of calendars available in Twisted‘s booth beginning Friday, and a bigger print run is coming in a few weeks. I’m really happy to be part of this project! I’ll blog the datebook later when I have a copy.

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Oh! There were drawings for door prizes, and Erica won this bag of spinning fibers. Luckily, she’s been bitten by the spinning bug, and has a wheel at home, and her drop spindle here.

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But she did let Noriko and Rachel fondle the fiber.

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And she even shared some with Marisol (who made Deb’s shawl, above).

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Full day! And now I have to go to sleep. I’m helping Lorajean set up her booth in the morning, and taking Photographing Your Fiber with Franklin Habit in the afternoon. Looking forward to it all.

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7 responses to “Pre-Sock Summit cocktail party

  1. So so so jealous! I really think there needs to be a Sock Summit East right here in NY. I don’t ask for much do I? Enjoy!

  2. morewithles

    Jealous!!!

  3. Wow! Looks like so much fun!:-)

  4. I know that shawl! It’s called Lacy Angles and it was the June selection from the Light and Dark Lace Club. And it’s my design! What fun to find it here.

  5. What a party! The beanie/cowl is fabulous, clever :D

  6. I love, love, all your awesome pictures Michelle! It was great to see you and the gang again:) I may have to snag a few of your pics… hope that is o.k. Also when I get around to blogging I will link over to you so that other folks can see and join in on the fun!