Instead of my regular WIP Wednesday post, I'd like to share some of the highlights of last weekend's TNNA trade show while they're still fresh in my mind! I took the oh-so glamorous Megabus with my pals Allyson (of Holla Knits/Sweatshop of Love), Heidi (of Hands Occupied), and Leah (of ). Since my track record with Megabus travel isn't great (in 2013 I missed my bus and had to take the overnight...which was rather unpleasant as you might have guessed), they were instrumental in ensuring I made it to Columbus in a timely fashion....or at all, for that matter!
|New patterns by Bristol Ivy in the Manos del Uruguay booth.|
|New colors from Blue Sky Alpacas (and waaay in the back is Stripey Fine from Spud & Chloë).|
|The cutest tote bags EVER from Gleener Cleaner.|
|Color-coded cables from Knitter's Pride (and I forgot to snap a photo of the Marblz sets that'll be in stores this fall).|
|New yarns from Anzula.|
I also saw so many adorable toys - knitted, crocheted, needle-felted, woven, and otherwise!
The best part about the show is getting to meet some of the folks I've only previously emailed with face-to-face....unfortunately for you, I am terrible about getting photographic evidence of these encounters which would make the name dropping a lot more tolerable, am I right? I'll just skip over that part and share the only two photos which might fit the bill: The first is a photo from Sunday's Spinzilla meetup:
Though I didn't get much time to knit during the show, I did have about 14 hours of uninterrupted knitting time on the bus to and from, so I'm pleased to say that my Lake Michigan tee is the better for it!