We’ll Tawk, We’ll Knit, We’ll Have Cawfee in Lawn Guyland
January 18, 2008
Dear Long Island Knitters,
If you’re a Long Island knitter, and you’re reading this, and you’re not doing anything tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon, would you please drop by the A.C. Moore Craft Superstore in Carle Place and rescue me from loneliness and overspending on crafty goodness? I’ll be there from 1 to 3. Just me and the Sugar ‘n Cream.
Here’s the address:
157 Glen Cove Road
Carle Place, NY 11514
On very short notice, made even shorter by going to Nashville and holing up with 160 pages of damn fine knitterly carrying on (damn fine but slightly out of order) and forgetting to blog about it, I am appearing at a Free Yarn Event at the A.C. Moore store. I have never been in an A.C. Moore store. I hear they have a LOT of dishcloth cotton, so it will be something of a pilgrimage for me. I am hoping to finally see the miracle of self-striping dishcloth cotton. Not ombre. Not space-dyed. SELF-STRIPING DISHCLOTH COTTON, PEOPLE!
I don’t think I will be doing anything other than hanging out and participating in the Free Yarn Event, which I think might involve doing some charity knitting but surely will involve some chit-chatting and DEFINITELY will involve undying gratitude to anybody who shows up to say hi.
I will try to get out of there without buying (unreasonable amounts of) dishcloth cotton or quilting fabric. I will try not to be tempted by the spray adhesive that some quilters keep recommending to me and other quilters keep warning me off of. (I’m trying to stay old-school with my quilting. I don’t want to use anything Ma Ingalls couldn’t get at the Oleson general store. Except the sewing machine of course.)
My other plan for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend is to put the finishing touches on Oliver’s blanket. I’m even closer than this picture shows. The inner borders are attached now, so it’s just one more set of borders and an endless attached i-cord, and we’ll be having a raffle!
As expected, it’s not exactly what I expected.
I keep seeing new things in it. Sock yarns are so subtle. What color is that, red? Orange? Pink? No.
Still my favorite. Chartreuse and gray are my It colors.
With that, I wish you a Numa Numa weekend.
I’m getting my YouTubes from Carrie now. Kind of cool.