Monthly Archives: September 2010

Knitters’ Fair – or Pandemonium, with Added Fibre

Why won’t I be at the KNITcamBRIDGE launch on Sept. 11? I’ll be a little busy elsewhere…

Saturday is also the 18th Waterloo County Knitters’ Fair, held by the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitters’ Guild. Since I’m the Guild president this year, I get the supreme honour of opening the doors (9:30 AM!) and introducing the guest speakers at the on-site seminars. (I have some less glamourous tasks too, lest you worry I’m getting a swelled head. I hand-cut 2000 attendee surveys last weekend, for example. 2000. I hope that’s enough.)

This is the absolute high point of the knitting calendar, as far as I’m concerned.

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There’s a HUGE amount of fibre-y goodness going on in this area on Saturday. A complete embarrassment of riches — and almost a tragic overabundance of fibre-related stuff to do, since I can technically only be in one place at once, so I don’t get to attend it all.

One of the big events that’s coming up is the official launch of the KNITcamBRIDGE project just down the road in Cambridge, Ontario. I won’t be there, but some of my knitting will!

KNITcamBRIDGE progress Sept. 9

Progress on the bridge as of September 9. Photo courtesy of CanLaddie on Flickr.

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