Sunday, November 8, 2009

A Gathering of Knitters

On Saturday, Janice & I headed out of our mountains and a little north of here to Graves Mountain Lodge to meet up with some plurk/Ravelry/ Facebook knitting friends from other parts of Virginia and North Carolina. Here's what we saw as soon as we got out of the car.

gravesmountain

We met up with knitting friends, Lara, Summer, and Julie- even though we didn't know them, we recognized them by their hand-knits! We knitted for a bit, then were found by Frances and L-B, and then by Wendy, Aimee, and Dani. There was a little more knitting and then lunch-where even more knitters showed up!

gravesmountain

Right after lunch, we hit the road for a trip out to Kid Hollow Farm -

kidhollowfarm

where Pat and Steve graciously opened their studio doors so we could fondle a little yarn

kidhollowfarm

and more yarn

yarny yums

and more yarn

who's holding that bag?

and more yarn....who's that?

kidhollowfarm

-and then they introduced us to their herd, a.k.a. "yarn on the hoof". :)

mo-hair

beautiful eyes

It was good day and good to put names to faces and get to know folks a little better, but our knitting time together was all too short...here's hoping for another chance for more gatherings of knitters in the near future!

4 comments:

kim said...

I enjoyed your blog today and the pictures. I've been to Graves Mountain Lodge and loved it. It is beautiful. What fun to go somewhere wonderful and practice a craft you love!

Ida said...

Everything looks so wonderful. I bet you had a great time.

Tammy said...

It looks like you had a great time. I am jealous. ;) And is that L-B hiding there?

Alice said...

Cutie alpaca! I loved the trip to Kid Hollow except for the car ride!
Alice