Our 2018 Spring Travel Schedule

Our 2018 Spring Travel schedule is set, and boy it’s a DOOZY!

We’ve added a few new-to-us shows, we’re headed back to a show we did a few years ago, and we’re definitely back at our usual spring shows!

 

 

Annie is teaching at MANY of these shows, we’ll update the blog and our calendar as soon as we know her schedule.

The unknown knitter!

We’re super excited to be heading back to Madison, WI for the Madison Knitter’s Guild Knit-In. It’s been a few years since we’ve done this show, and we’re happy to be back!  Did you know our yarns are carried by Wisconsin Craft Market?  If you’re in the Madison area stop by their amazing store and see all they have to offer!

We’re also thrilled to be at Yarn Con this year! We’ve wanted to participate for several years now, but always had another show the same weekend.  Our schedules aligned, and we’re headed to Chicago!

Did you see that pink llama?

We’re back at Interweave Yarn Fest in Loveland, CO (where Annie is teaching) and Yarnover in Minneapolis, MN (one of our hometown shows). We love both shows and are looking forward to seeing friends old and new!

Kathleen is headed to Mid-Plains Fiber Fair in York, NE with someone from our part-time staff while Annie heads to Andy’s college graduation.

Mid-Plains is a new show for us ( it’s their second year) and we’re looking forward to it.  We’re back together again the following week at Shepherd’s Harvest in Lake Elmo, MN.  Shepherd’s Harvest is one of our absolute favorite shows of the year!

We then load up and head out the The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Fest and Great Lakes Fiber Show. Both shows are absolute gems; just large enough to be exciting and just small enough to get to know everyone.

Where will we see you in 2018?

Three on Thursday-Snow Day Edition

One of our New Year’s intentions is to blog more in 2018.  We kind of fell away from blogging last year as we got busier with shows and travel.  And today is the perfect day to blog because it’s SNOWING!

Outside Kathleen’s side door!

 

It been a snow drought this winter here in Saint Paul, so  a snow day is exciting and fun!  (Well, until the deep freeze comes back tonight and everything ices over…)  It’s been frigid up until the past few days. Then it got warm (34 degrees!). And now it’s back to below zero. Brrrrrrrr.

 

 

 

Three Perfect Things About a Snow Day

  1. A snow day is the perfect day to catch up on paperwork!  Today I’m organizing things to send off to our accountant for taxes. It’s so easy to let these little jobs pile up, but it’s nice to have the time to get organized.
  2. A snow day is also great for online shopping! I ordered this binder to carry at shows to hold our sales tax licenses and applications and all the paperwork I’m always stashing in my bag or the cash box.
  3. A snow day is the perfect day for some knitting! I’ve decided I need some finger-less mitts to wear at our spring shows, so I’m planning on casting on Ragtop by Susan Lawrence in our ModeWerk Worsted, color Daenerys’ Eyes.
ModeWerk Worsted in Daenerys’ Eyes
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