Yarnover 2016

I’ve been in Minneapolis for nine years and this year I finally made it to Yarnover, the MN Knitter’s Guild day-long event filled with classes and shopping.
I took a class in the morning from Patty Lyons on how to customize sweater patterns. What a great class! I now feel like I have the skills to change for gauge, fit and extras like neckline shape and sleeve length.

After lunch there was shopping in a marketplace with forty vendors of yarn, patterns, tool and supplies for knitters and spinners.
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I could have done a lot of damage to my wallet and added to my stash, but I try to keep restrained.
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I picked up a pattern for a colorblocked sweater that I really loved the sample of. Then I got a kit to make a shawl (looks like I need to learn slip stitch colorwork!). I also picked up a skein of handspun CVM/angora in a dusty pink which I have plans for as part of a sweater paired with a grey. I also picked up a Twins project bag as a gift and gave it to the recipient already.
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If you live in the Twin Cities area and are into knitting and yarny goodness make sure to look out for Yarnover next April!

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